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Brevan expands global research presence with São Paulo office


Brevan Howard is opening an office in São Paulo in order to give the firm a research presence in the Latin America region.

The firm – Europe’s largest hedge fund operation, with $32 billion under management, and the world’s fourth largest hedge fund group – is seeking to further expand its global presence, adding to its existing offices in Europe, the US and Asia.

The São Paulo outpost will be led by Mario Mesquita, who was a deputy governor of the Brazilian central bank from 2006 until earlier this year.

Brevan Howard has three emerging markets funds at present: the Brevan