Hedge Funds

Victor Sperandeo teams up with Diapason


Diapason Commodities Management has inked a deal with Wall Street commodities legend Victor Sperandeo, otherwise known as "Trader Vic," to develop a long/short commodity fund.

Sperandeo has been trading stocks, stock index futures, commodity futures and options for 38 years - both independently and for hedge fund giants such as George Soros and Leon Cooperman.

The new fund will be called Diapason Sperandeo L/S Commodity Fund and will be managed by Diapason, the privately owned Swiss group based in Lausanne, and advised by Sperandeo through his EAM Partners.

The fund will incorporate a variety of trading styles, including directional,