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Duquesne alum preps Espalier Global Management


Wojtek Uzdelewicz, a long-time tech investor and analyst, is launching Espalier Global Management.

 Wojtek Uzdelewicz
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The closure of Duquesne Capital Management continues to spawn new hedge funds. Wojtek Uzdelewicz, a Duquesne managing director who ran a roughly $500 million technology focused fund at Stan Druckenmiller’s renowned firm, is planning the launch of Espalier Global Management in New York City, according to people familiar with the matter.

Hedge fund legend Druckenmiller, founder of $12 billion Duquesne, ended one of the most successful runs in hedge fund history in August by announcing his plans to retire and close the firm.

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