Alcova Asset Management, set up by star Goldman Sachs trader
George Assaly, is understood to be readying the launch of its
global quantitative strategy in December, with backing of a
large US-based cornerstone investor. While this Goldman
spin-out will be London-based, the strategy will start by
focusing on Japan, followed by Asia and the rest of global
The launch is generating a significant buzz among investors
given the team’s pedigree; Assaly...