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Lyxor hires Chu for hedge fund research


Francis Chu has joined the New York team of Lyxor Asset Management as a director in hedge fund research, as the firm continues to build out its global research team.

Chu will be covering global macro and commodity trading advisor strategies. He will be responsible for sourcing potential hedge fund investments for Lyxor’s commingled and dedicated fund of funds portfolios.

Chu will also identify managed account fund candidates for Lyxor’s managed account platform. Serving on Lyxor’s investment committee, he will report to Dennis Heskel, head of hedge fund research.

Previously, Chu was director of research and co-portfolio manager at