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Buck Ratchford's Wingspan credit fund takes shape with Glenview, Goldman team


Former top Goldman executive staking first quarter for credit launch.

  Buck Ratchford
Buckley "Buck" Ratchford has brought onboard a series of former colleagues from Goldman Sachs and a top executive from $3.9 billion Glenview Capital Management as he nears the launch of a new long/short credit fund early next year, according to three people familiar with his plans.

The New York firm, called Wingspan Investment Management, will start trading in the first quarter with senior analyst Colbert Cannon, until recently a managing director and head of private investments at Larry Robbins' multistrategy Glenview; head trader Peter Bio, who had similar responsibilities at special situations