Paul Myners, a well-known figure in business and government
circles who has been involved with the hedge fund industry for
many years, has joined Swedish-based activist fund manager
Cevian Capital - Europe's largest active ownership investor -
as a partner and chairman of its UK operations.
Myners had a long career in fund management, leading UK
asset manager Gartmore as chairman from 1987 to 2001 through a
period that saw the firm emerge as one of the earliest and most
successful institutional firms to establish a presence in the
hedge fund business.
After stepping down as chairman of Gartmore in 2001, he held
a number of...