Pictet Asset Management, the asset management arm of Swiss
private banking group Pictet et Cie, is expanding its growing
roster of hedge fund strategies with the opening up to
investors of two new long/short equity-focused funds.
The Geneva-based firm is making available to external
investors the Agora Fund, a European long/short equity/event
strategy run by Elif Aktug - a former partner of Goldman Sachs
and a senior member of the investment bank's highly-rated
principal strategies group.
Pictet is also rolling out the Kronos Fund - a long/short
global equity trading vehicle that makes extensive use