Franklin Templeton scion Charles Johnson launches equity fund

Tue Jan 12, 2010

Tano prefers to get its commodity exposure through equity stakes.

Tano Capital, the $250 million hedge fund and private equity firm founded by Charles Johnson, former co-president of Franklin Templeton Investments, has launched the Tano Global Hard Assets Fund. The long/short strategy rolled out with $80 million on Jan. 4, director James Alexander told AIN.

The fund, managed by Johnson, primarily invests in U.S. hard assets and commodity-related equity. "From a...

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