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Scipion hires Jenkins as COO in global marketing drive

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Frontier markets specialist Scipion Capital has hired Chris Jenkins, a former managing director in equity finance trading at Bear Stearns and head of sales and marketing at Carrousel Capital. He will lead a global marketing drive for Scipion’s flagship Commodity Trade Finance Fund, in a newly-expanded chief operating officer role.

Jenkins will manage the firm’s day-to-day operations, and will spend much of his time focusing on business development as Scipion looks to expand its investor base across Europe, the US and Asia.

The Scipion flagship fund finances deals in soft and mineral commodities, and has performed well since