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Former Soros CIO Keith Anderson preps global macro fund


BlackRock cofounder Anderson left Soros in June when the firm returned outside capital.

Keith Anderson, the former chief investment officer of Soros Fund Management and a cofounder of BlackRock, is quietly laying the groundwork for a new global macro fund set to launch early next year, according to people familiar with his plans.

The as-yet-unnamed fund, which will be initially funded largely by Anderson with more than $100 million, will be his first solo foray after a career with two of the industry’s biggest names. He was a co-founder of BlackRock in 1988 and stayed with the firm for nearly two decades, rising to chief investment officer of global fixed income before