Fund launches & closures

Former Brevan equities trader Denjoy lines up solo launch

by

Highly-rated former Brevan Howard equities trader and partner Frederic Denjoy is lining up plans for his keenly-awaited hedge fund launch, with his new firm’s long/short equity fund due to start in the next few months.

Denjoy left Brevan, where he had worked for some five years, last year and has returned to London from Geneva to set up his new Denjoy Capital Partners operation – which will launch with an initial team of around eight people.

Denjoy joined Brevan in 2005 and became a partner of the firm in 2007. His new launch is likely to attract substantial interest from