If success in the hedge fund industry is predicated first
and foremost on survival, then the progress of former Soros and
GLG man Benn Spiers' long/short European equity operation
Camargue Capital thus far should augur well for its future.
Left to right: Benn Spiers, Stephen Mitchell, Jamie MacLean and
Launched in July 2008, just ahead of the worst meltdown in
financial markets in living memory, Camargue has come through a
true baptism of fire over its first two and a half years with
considerable credit - and with momentum starting to build in
terms of asset growth, performance and business
The firm's Camargue Equity long/short equity trading fund is
up by around 20% since inception in its US dollar share class -
on low volatility and on the back of gross and net exposures
that have been kept deliberately tight in the exceptionally
high-vol and hazardous market...