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Arbat Capital hires Bushueva to run New Kremlin strategy


Arbat Capital Management, the specialist investment firm focused on Russia and the CIS, has appointed Yulia Bushueva as a managing director of the firm to run a new global emerging markets hedge fund called The New Kremlin Fund.

The strategy will focus on equities from Russian companies – but will also aim to hedge the political risks of the 2012 elections in the country through investments in other developing markets such as Brazil and Turkey.

Bushueva joins Arbat Capital from UniCredit Securities, where she was head of research responsible for managing the integration of the London and Moscow