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Octopus hires long/short equity veteran Thierry Serero to add European business


Thierry Serero, a well-known European equities manager who has previously worked at Fidelity, New Star and his own C60 long/short operation, has joined the £1 billion London-based investment boutique Octopus to run a new European equity absolute return business for the firm.

Thierry Serero

Octopus plans to launch a European absolute return in late spring, adding to its suite of absolute return funds that include the well-performing CF UK Equity Absolute Return Fund and the IM Octopus Alternative Strategies Fund.

The firm's UK equity absolute return fund - which is managed by former Hermes and M&G manager