Hedge Funds

Ex-Herzog trader starts Zinc

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Bradley Zipper, the former head of NASDAQ trading at New Jersey-based market-maker Herzog Heine & Geduld, has recently formed his own New York-based hedge fund shop which is currently drawing up plans for its first fund, Zinc Capital Partners LP.

Although the Herzog Heine & Geduld name lives on, Zipper's old Jersey City shop was purchased by Merrill Lynch some time ago as the investment house sought to make inroads to NASDAQ, Europe's EASDAQ, and OTC markets.

Now Zipper, who used to work with E. "Buzzy" Geduld, Herzog's president and CEO, has resurfaced with a new team at Zinc