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Taconic Capital hires Correa for Asia push

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Taconic Capital Advisors has hired Anthony Correa, one of the co-founders of Black’s Link Capital, as the group prepares to extend its capabilities to Asia this year.

Correa, a veteran of the Asian hedge fund industry, is understood to have relocated to Taconic’s New York headquarters for a year.

Taconic, a multi-strategy event-driven hedge fund shop founded in 1999 by influential former Goldman Sachs executives, manages around $8 billion.

The firm is run by its two co-founders – Frank Brosens, who used to run risk arbitrage at Goldman Sachs, and Kenneth Brody, who was also a partner at