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Harmonic boosts management team with two new partners

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Harmonic Capital Partners, the well-performing $700 million quantitative long/short macro and currency hedge fund manager, is strengthening its senior management team with the appointment of Romael Karam as partner and Samir Sheldenkar as investment partner.

Karam joined Harmonic Capital as a trader in 2003 having previously worked at Man-Fidex as a multi-asset execution trader. He began his career 12 years ago as a futures and options sales trader at Marshall, French and Lucas.

He was made head of dealing at Harmonic in 2009 and, in his new role as partner, will continue to lead the dealing team in