Lansdowne, Jabre among big names in spotlight as further losses in May accentuate drawdowns


Stuart Roden
Philippe Jabre
Two of Europe’s most highly regarded hedge funds, London-based Lansdowne Partners and Geneva-based Jabre Capital, are having to cope with an unusual outbreak of unease among their normally settled investor bases after another disappointing month in May that has further accentuated poor performance this year by both firms’ flagship funds.

Lansdowne UK Equity – the biggest long/short equity fund in Europe by a mile at over $9 billion and one of the most highly respected funds globally, with a very strong track record over 10 years racked up