Launches & Closures

Ex-GLG credit, merger arb manager Gedeon goes live with new Mereor


Former GLG partner Georges Gedeon has gone live with his new Mereor Investments credit and merger arbitrage fund - launching on 9 February with an initial $50 million in commitments from high-net-worth -investors and family offices throughout the EMEA region.

Georges Gedeon

Gedeon, who specialised in credit and merger arb strategies at GLG for seven years before leaving last year to set up his own firm, has formed Paris-based Mereor in partnership with Jean-Luc Biamonti, a former partner at Goldman Sachs and head of the firm's European retail investment banking business.

Gedeon and Biamonti worked together for