Launches & Closures

Rambourg firms up plans for big Paris-based launch


Guillaume Rambourg
Guillaume Rambourg is close to finalising plans for his new hedge fund operation, which will aim to replicate the European long/short equity strategies that he ran successfully at Gartmore for many years.

Several details have yet to be resolved about one of the most hotly-anticipated new European equity hedge fund launches for some time. But the new Paris-based firm is likely to run two funds, similar to the mandates followed by AlphaGen Capella and the punchier AlphaGen Tucana.

It is also understood that Rambourg has decided against joining an existing business or platform,