Hedge Funds

Kingdon Capital expands team and reopens to fresh capital


Mark Kingdon's Kingdon Capital Management is preparing to take in $300 million-$500 million of new capital after gradually beefing up its portfolio management team.

Only today, Tudor Investment and Vantis Capital alumna Kathleen Kelley joined the firm in the post of macro portfolio manager, which had been filled by Kingdon himself since Will Allen vacated the post to start his new fund in 2003.

Separately, Kingdon has created a new consumer stock portfolio manager position for Trish Roberts, who had previously worked as an analyst for the consumer and retail stock portfolio run by Christine Alfaro. Going forward, Alfaro will focus