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Ex-Goldman man Blumberg to become Egerton CEO as Avery retires

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Jeff Blumberg has been named as the new chief executive officer at Egerton Capital, the highly rated and long-running long/short European equity firm led by CIO John Armitage, following the decision by Helen Avery to retire at year-end after 16 years with the firm.

Blumberg joined Egerton in June from Goldman Sachs in London, where he was a managing director and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s fund of hedge fund unit called Hedge Fund Strategies.

He had been with Goldman since May 2000 and spent the last six years in London overseeing the firm’s external hedge fund