Balyasny adding new strategies


Balyasny Asset Management, the $1.1 billion firm founded by short-term equity trading specialist Dmitry Balyasny, is looking to add new strategies - and investment professionals -- to its flagship multistrategy fund, Atlas Global Investments.

Balyasny is considering adding quantitative, credit, short-term and futures trading teams over the next year or so, purely on an opportunistic basis.

At the same time, Balyasny is focusing on completing the build-out of its global event-driven equities business, its Asia-focused business and its European equity long/short equities teams. "We hope to add another portfolio manager in the fall, and we continue to look for analysts