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Craigen takes over as lead PM on Lansdowne European hedge fund


David Craigen, who first joined the Lansdowne European equity hedge fund team at the end of 2000, is taking over as the new lead portfolio manager on that strategy, taking over from Steven Heinz, one of the original co-founders of the firm.

The announcement of the move, confirmed in the latest monthly letter to investors, follows a particularly strong month for the strategy. It gained over 6% in July, putting it back in the black for the year-to-date by 2.89% in the dollar class.

Over the entire period since its inception, the fund – which manages current assets of