Fund launches & closures

Ex-OMAM CIO Murray's Callanish lines up debut quant macro fund

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Eoin Murray, the former chief investment officer of Old Mutual Asset Managers and head of the firm's quantitative strategies operation, is ready to roll out the first fund from his new Callanish Capital Partners quant-based investment firm.

Having received FSA authorisation in February, Callanish is talking to potential seeders and other early-stage investors ahead of the formal launch of the firm's debut quantitative macro strategy.

The portfolio managers on the fund are Nick Laxton and Fabrice Connin, who initially worked together at Deutsche Asset Management with Murray - as part of the team that developed and ran the firm's global