Emerging markets player Triogem crosses $100 million
By Lawrence Delevingne
Wed Aug 18, 2010
Founded by a regular contributor to CNBC’s Fast Money, the firm has enjoyed speedy fundraising.
Maybe it's the Fast Money thing.
Tim Seymour, a founding partner of emerging markets focused
Triogem Asset Management, is a regular presence on CNBC,
especially its boisterous "Fast Money" investment advice
program. As one of the show's daily contributors, Seymour loves
to sell emerging market trades, pitching such investments as
Indian car-maker Tata Motors and Africa-focused telecom company
Millicom International Cellular.
Investors seem to like all the fast talk about emerging
markets. After launching with $27 million in January 2009,
Triogem is posting strong returns and now running $110
Headquartered in New York, Triogem was founded by Seymour,
Walter Stoeppelwerth and Diego Parma with an initial investment
from fund of funds Lighthouse Partners. The flagship Triogem
Long Short Global Emerging Markets Fund is up 5.67% this year
through July, compared with a decline of...
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