One of the more high-profile launches scheduled for the
second half of this year in Europe is Apson Capital, a global
equity long/short fund headed up by ex-Deephaven manager
The fund is attracting considerable interest from investors
– including seed capital from one of the alternative
investment world’s blue-chip names – and
is scheduled to go live at the start of July.
The approach – similar to that which Salet
employed, very successfully, as part of the multi-strategy fund
at Deephaven from 2005 to 2008 – falls under the
heading of equity long/short, but reflects Salet’s
breadth of experience.
Having begun his career as a trader of FX and