Another recently departed senior executive prepares to start his own firm next year.
|Gunnar Overstrom (Photo: Manhattan Society.com 2006 by Christopher London)|
Gunnar Overstrom, a decade-long partner and head of financials investing at Maverick Capital, is in the early stages of planning a new hedge fund firm with former TPG-Axon Capital Management principal Jeff Eisenstein, according to multiple people who have met with the partners or were briefed on the launch.
The new long/short equity fund will invest in a range of industries including financial stocks, Overstrom and Eisenstein's area of expertise. The exact strategy is not set, nor are the name of the firm