Fund launches & closures

Tiger backs macro launch from ex-Norges Bank heads at Trient

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Julian Robertson
Julian Robertson’s New York-based Tiger Management is teaming up with Trient Asset Management, a new Oslo-based firm led by the former investment heads of Norway’s $600 billion sovereign wealth fund, for a major new global macro strategy.

Trient was formed last May by the acquisition of some $500 million of funds managed by First Asset Management.

The founders of Trient include Knut Kjær and Dag Løtveit – who formerly ran the highly regarded Norwegian state oil fund – along with former First managing director Erik Syvertsen and portfolio managers Tore Andre Lysebo and