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F&C Thames River team up for global EM absolute return


F&C Group is preparing to launch a UCITS III long/short global emerging markets fund that will combine its own long experience in emerging markets with the absolute return skills of Thames River Capital, the boutique asset manager that was acquired by F&C last year.

The Thames River Global Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund will have daily liquidity and will run a long/short portfolio. It will launch on 1 June and be run by Kristof Bulkai and Hugo Rogers, co-managers of the well-performing Thames River Water & Agriculture Absolute Return Fund and the global emerging markets long/short Thames River