Launches & Closures

EM specialist Finisterre launches first dedicated equity fund

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Finisterre Capital, the long/short emerging market total return specialist, has launched the Finisterre Equity Fund – the firm’s first dedicated offering in the EM equity space, which will be opened to outside investors in May.

The joint portfolio managers of the new fund are Alistair Candlish and Edward Cole, who joined Finisterre from NewSmith Asset Management last August. The two managers, who were partners at NewSmith and jointly ran the firm’s emerging markets equity fund, have also previously worked at BlueCrest and Ashmore respectively among other places.

Finisterre’s new fund is a global emerging market equity strategy that