Hedge Funds

Seasoned tech investors launch Cygna Negra equity strategy


An experienced team has come together to launch a new long/short equity strategy, the Cygna Negra US Technology Fund. The new Luxembourg-based fund launched quietly with partners, friends and family money on 1 March.

The fund is led by seasoned technology investors and specialists including Humphrey Nokes, Eric Tyree and Michael Bourne. Nokes was founder and chairman of ETV Capital's investment committee, which invested successfully in more than 140 patent-backed technology companies over the last 10 years.

Among other things, Nokes was also on the board of SearchSpace - where Tyree, an expert in quantitative analytics applied to finance,