Veteran European equity manager Renaud Saleur - an alumnus of
Fidelity, Soros, Moore, GLG and Jabre - is going solo for the
first time in his long career with the launch of his own firm
in Geneva called Anaconda Invest.
Anaconda will take over the management of Saleur's
long-running Mangousta long/short equity-focused fund - which
he ran for five years at GLG and has been running for the past
four years at his close friend Philippe Jabre's Geneva-based
In addition the newly-established firm is planning to launch
three new strategies - in partnership with London-based Duet
Asset Management and the Paris-based OFI group, and with the
addition of Thierry Serero, an experienced stock-picker and
portfolio manager who previously worked with Saleur at Fidelity
for several years in the 1990s.
Serero, who has since run long/short and long-only money at
C60, New Star and Octopus, will boost...