Launches & Closures

Majedie backs new global equity boutique Javelin Capital


Javelin Capital, a new asset management boutique focused on global, UK and emerging market equities, has launched with backing from London-listed investment trust Majedie Investments PLC.

The new subsidiary will manage long/short and long-only funds and mandates, using a multi-strategy equity approach aimed at delivering consistent high return, low volatility performance. Clients are to include pension funds, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals.

Javelin is led by CEO Gerry Aherne, a highly experienced investment professional who founded and ran the pooled fund business at Schroders with assets of over £3 billion and who is a director of several investment business