Launches & Closures

Ex-KBC trio line up Paris relative value return


Experienced former KBC trio Carlo Georg, Thomas Korossy and Mahmoud Faghihi are planning to return to the hedge fund world with their own London and New York-based Paris Capital Partners operation.

Paris Capital plans to launch in September with a relative value fund that will focus on volatility trading, equity-linked products and credit arbitrage - deploying similar strategies to those that took KBC's Alternative Investment Management unit to a leading position in the industry a few years ago.

Georg and Faghihi will be based in London, while Korossy is based in New York, and the three founders are joined by