Fund launches & closures

Former JPM chief Winters joins with Rothschild, Rupert in new HF venture

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Former top JP Morgan investment banker Bill Winters has teamed up with Lord Jacob Rothschild’s RIT Capital Partners and the highly-regarded South African Rupert family to launch a major new alternative asset management and advisory firm called Renshaw Bay.

Winters, who was co-chief executive officer of the investment bank of JP Morgan Chase and previously head of the group’s global markets division, will own 50% of the new business and become a non-executive director of RIT Capital Partners.

The other 50% will be split between RIT and Reinet Investments, the Luxembourg-listed investment vehicle chaired by Johan Rupert. Both