Equity move marks next major step for BTG Pactual’s fast-growing alternatives group
Fri Apr 20, 2012
The launch last month of a new standalone multi-strategy global
equity trading product by BTG Pactual Asset Management marks
the next major step in the expansion of the fast-growing
Brazil-headquartered banking and asset management
group’s alternatives business.
Led by former JP Morgan global equity derivatives head David
Herzberg, the new BTG Pactual Global Equity Opportunities fund
aims to bring the same team-based and multi-strategy approach
to global equity trading that has driven the success of the
group’s $2.5 billion Global Emerging Markets and
Macro fund (GEMM) – which focuses on fixed-income and
The global equity strategy has been run with proprietary
capital since August 2011 – returning an impressive 8%
to the end of 2011 in the bearish market environment of the
second half of last year and gaining a further 11% in the first
two months of this year, in a bullish market climate...
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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