Matrix swims against the tide as hedge fund arm builds momentum

Thu Jul 22, 2010


Matrix Group's hedge fund business is expanding fast - with the firm using its infrastructure and distribution strength to grow its range of offerings as others retreat


There are not many financial firms that can claim to have come through the turmoil of the past two years in stronger shape than they were in before it began - especially in the hedge fund space.

   
  
Chris Merry, Rupert Foster, David Thornton, Gennaro Pucci, Sudeep Singh and Paul Spence


But Matrix Group, the London-based financial services group that was set up in 1987 by David Royds and Rupert Lywood and which is still majority-owned by its two founders, is arguably one of the few.

Originally set up to provide tax-efficient structured investments for wealthy individuals in areas like property and film, the group has developed over almost 25 years into a broad-based financial services firm with interests and activities in a growing range of businesses spanning asset management, investment banking, property and specialised finance.

Growth has been impressive across the board in all four of...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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