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Polygon appoints former MKM Longboat man Villon as CEO

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Polygon Investment Partners, the London-based investment firm led by Reade Griffith and Paddy Dear, has appointed former MKM Longboat CEO Jorge Villon as chief executive officer and partner as the latest step in the reshaping of its business.

Villon has worked for more than 25 years in the investment banking and hedge fund industries, having most recently served as CEO of Fortrinn – the volatility trading specialist led by former MKM Longboat co-founder Keith DeCarlucci.

Fortrinn recently joined forces with StormHarbour Partners – having previously spun out as a standalone firm after MKM Longboat wound down its multi-strategy flagship fund