Pictet Asset Management, the asset management arm of Swiss
private banking group Pictet et Cie, is rolling out two new
long/short equity-focused funds to investors in an expansion of
its growing roster of hedge fund strategies.
The Geneva-based firm is making available to external
investors the Agora Fund run by Elif Aktug - a former partner
of Goldman Sachs and a senior member of the investment bank's
highly-rated principal strategies group.
Aktug, who was with Goldman for more than 10 years before
leaving the partnership at the end of...