Fund launches & closures

Louis Dreyfus spin-off Eiffel IG rolls out credit, equity and derivative fund suite

by

Emmanuel Weyd
Eiffel Investment Group, which was founded at the end of 2008 as a division of Louis Dreyfus and spun out as an independent firm last summer, is now live with funds dedicated to three of its investment strategies.

The firm has rolled out a flagship focused on long/short opportunities in European credit, and is also managing funds devoted to long/short equity and derivatives trading. All three were launched in December.

Eiffel IG has offices in Paris, Amsterdam and Luxembourg. It began life at Louis Dreyfus under the sponsorship of then chairman and CEO