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Former Farallon execs set up Route One Investment Company

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The value team that shot out of Farallon in March has landed.

Four value equity executives who left Farallon Capital Management in the spring have formed Route One Investment Company and launched a global long/short equity strategy on November 1 with more than $500 million, according to people familiar with the launch. The four partners—William Duhamel, Jason Moment, Richard Voon and Ashish Pant—left Farallon in March. A call to Route One was not returned.

Duhamel, Moment, Voon and Pant are understood to have performed well at Farallon and their strategy, value equities, represented about 8% of the firm’s assets when they left the firm in March (see Farallon loses