Launches & Closures

Ex-Tudor EM man Harpel starts new Althea operation


Former Tudor partner and portfolio manager James Harpel has gone live with his new global emerging markets long/short operation Althea Capital, a significant new addition to the fast-growing universe of hedge funds targeting global emerging markets.

James Harpel

With more than 15 years' experience of emerging markets analysis and portfolio management, Harpel brings a strong 10-year track record from Tudor - where he was the sole portfolio manager of around $800 million of capital in the Tudor BVI flagship (running the firm's biggest equities book outside the US) and one of three managers on a standalone global