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Griffin to expand UCITS long/short equity platform with further strategy launches

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Gibraltar and London-based European equity house Griffin Capital Management plans to add to its range of UCITS III funds with at least one further long/short launch by mid-summer.

The firm will not disclose the details of its next roll-out, but says it is committed to UCITS as the right structure for future hedge fund strategies, having already converted its two existing long/short equity funds last year.

Ahead of its next launch, the firm is expecting to see increased allocations to the existing UCITS-compliant Griffin European Opportunities Fund and Griffin Eastern European Value Fund.

The firm began its move into