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Liongate seeks research director for U.S. expansion


The $3 billion London fund of funds is increasing its presence in North America.

Liongate Capital Management, the $3 billion fund of funds firm based in London, is planning on expanding its business in the U.S., and as part of the initiative is seeking a director of research for North America, a new position.

The candidate will perform due diligence on U.S. hedge funds and, as one of four members of the firmwide investment committee, will assist in overseeing the growth of the firm’s business in the U.S.

The new hire will report to Ben Funk, global head of research in London, and work closely with Ken Smythe and Paul Bentley, the