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Abbey taps macro guru McCarthy as non-exec

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Abbey Capital, a Dublin-based managed futures specialist funds of funds with $4.5 billion under management, has appointed David McCarthy as a non-executive director.

McCarthy, who has been in investment management since 1977, has extensive experience in the managed futures industry having co-founded Martello Investment Management, a specialist fund of funds and advisory firm concentrating on absolute return hedge fund strategies including global macro and commodity trading advisor strategies, back in 2002.
 
Most recently McCarthy served as chief investment officer of absolute return strategies with Sciens Capital Management in New York.  From 1994 to 2000, he was an investment manager