Launches & Closures

Ex-Sloane Robinson Europe man Dyson prepares new Edale Capital solo venture

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Former Sloane Robinson man Rupert Dyson is understood to be preparing a new solo hedge fund venture, which is likely to launch in the first quarter of this year.

The new fund management operation, Edale Capital LLP, will be based around a European long/short fund similar to the SR Europe vehicle that Dyson ran successfully from the beginning of October 2000 until the summer of 2010. During that period the fund clocked up an annualised compound return of 8.94%.

Under Dyson SR Europe managed around $1.6 billion in assets at its peak. Like many others it suffered