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Scipion builds team ahead of asset and product growth


Africa-focused boutique Scipion Capital has expanded its team in London and Geneva, ahead of a new product launch and a drive for new investment in the next six months.

Jonathan Hargreaves has been hired as an analyst, based in London. He will provide research and logistical support to the management team for the firm’s equity and trade finance strategies, headed by CIO and founder Nicolas Clavel.

Hargreaves will primarily focus on risk mitigation for Scipion’s flagship Commodities Trade Finance Fund, which has generated positive returns every month since launching four years ago. He will also research new African