Atlantic expanding global coverage


In a move to keep up the high returns generated by its long/short funds after recently reaching $4 billion of assets under management, Alex Roepers' Atlantic Investment Management has deepened its analytical bench.

In New York, the firm hired Kristian Gevert as a senior European equity analyst and David Brenner as a senior analyst covering both European and U.S. investments. In the firm's new Tokyo office, it has named Reiko Mito an equity analyst focusing mostly on Japanese equities.

Gevert has worked as a European equities analyst with Lazard Asset Management and Credit Suisse First Boston. Brenner was