Hedge Funds

Texas Ranger teams up with Rocker for ground-breaking long/short U.S. equities structure


Ranger Investment Management, the Dallas-based investment adviser seeded and controlled by the Wyly family of Texas, is launching an offshore version of the Synthesis Fund, a long/short small- and mid-cap strategy in U.S. equities first launched onshore in January in partnership with Rocker Management.

Ranger has appointed AdvantHedge Capital Advisors, a London-based advisory and marketing company headed by former Park Place Capital cofounder Philip Hands, as European marketer for the new Synthesis Fund (Offshore).

Synthesis has what looks like a unique structure. The long book will be invested using the seasoned long-only investment skills of Ranger's portfolio managers David Anthony