Veteran European equity manager Renaud Saleur – an
alumnus of Fidelity, Soros, Moore, GLG and Jabre – is
going solo for the first time in his long career with the
launch of his own firm in Geneva called Anaconda Invest.
Anaconda will take over the management of
Saleur’s long-running Mangousta long/short
equity-focused fund – which he ran for five years at
GLG and has been running for the past four years at his close
friend Philippe Jabre’s Geneva-based JabCap
In addition the newly-established firm is planning to launch
three new strategies – in partnership with
London-based Duet Asset Management and the Paris-based OFI
group, and with the addition of Thierry Serero, an experienced
stock-picker and portfolio manager who previously worked with
Saleur at Fidelity for several years in the 1990s.
Serero, who has since run long/short and long-only money at
C60, New Star and Octopus, will boost...