Launches & Closures

Edoma, Burren lead way as launch pace picks up


The pace of new fund launches in Europe is quickening as the first half of the year draws to a close, with two significant new starts in the event-driven space getting close to kick-off.

Ex-Goldman Sachs star trader and head of principal strategies Pierre-Henri Flamand's plans for his hotly-anticipated new Edoma Capital venture are now fully underway following Flamand's departure from Goldman at the end of May.

Meanwhile, former BNP Paribas event-driven and risk arbitrage specialist Andrew McGrath is also attracting decent interest from investors ahead of the launch of his new Gibraltar-based Burren Capital operation at the start