Fund launches & closures

GLG kickstarts macro launch with star trader Ben-Brahim

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GLG Partners is poised to roll out a major new addition to its stable of strategies with the launch of a global macro fund led by former Goldman Sachs proprietary trading star Driss Ben-Brahim.


Manny Roman


The GLG Atlas Macro Fund will launch on 1 March and follows the high-profile hiring last summer of Moroccan-born Ben-Brahim to build a macro and special situations platform for the $16 billion New York-listed firm, led by CEOs Noam Gottesman and Manny Roman.

The investment team on the new fund, which is expected to kick off with several hundred million dollars