Former Soros CIO nears launch of Anderson Global Macro early next year

By Rob Copeland

Tue Oct 23, 2012

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The fund is one of a slew of major startups crowding into Q1 2013.


   
  Keith Anderson
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Keith Anderson, the former chief investment officer of Soros Fund Management and a cofounder of BlackRock, will at last begin trading with a new global macro fund early next year, according to three people familiar with his plans.

Anderson has been long tipped to have hedge fund aspirations, since Absolute Return reported last year that he was quietly laying the groundwork for a launch. After sitting out his separation agreement with Soros and traveling with his family, he assembled his team in the spring and summer and will formally start  Anderson Global Macro in the first quarter of 2013, said the people who have spoken to him.

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