Opinion

Man and GLG: is this the industry's game-changer?

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We should be getting used to surprise coalitions by now...

By Nick Evans, editor

We should be getting used to surprise coalitions by now. First, the UK's Conservative and Liberal parties join forces in a power-sharing government that promises to transform the political landscape in Britain. Now Man and GLG are teaming up in a deal that could have equally far-reaching implications for the fast-changing investment management landscape.

Is it a game-changer for the hedge fund world? Yes. The combination of Man and GLG is awesome - both in the enlarged group's current strength and breadth of business, and in its future earnings potential. And, like all good coalitions, it