Launches & Closures

Event-driven veteran Centaurus rolls out global ‘best ideas’ vehicle to exploit attractive opportunity set


Randy Freeman
Centaurus Capital has launched a new event-driven strategy that deploys a broader and softer catalyst focus, operating a global mandate with an emphasis on Europe, Asia Pacific and the emerging markets.

The Centaurus Event Opportunities Fund (CEVO) began trading in early March, having been seeded with roughly $10 million — comprising partner capital and an allocation from one external investor. The fund has generated 4.4% in its first two months to the end of April and is now open to outside investors.

The fund, led by CIO Randy Freeman, will run a concentrated