Hedge Funds

FrontPoint builds consumer and industrials team

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FrontPoint Partners has added a portfolio manager and his team of analysts to its platform to focus on a consumer and industrial long/short equity strategy. Christopher Susanin joins the Greenwich, Conn., firm from John A. Levin & Co. (now BKF Asset Management).

Susanin and his team, which had focused on the same sectors at BKF, will be based in FrontPoint's New York office. They will manage a concentrated, fundamental long/short equity strategy focused on the consumer and industrial sectors with an emphasis across the supply chain, from commodity producers to final customers, according to an announcement issued by