Hedge Funds

Numen credit fund off to a flyer


Credit market veterans aim to exploit mispricings and dislocations in bank capital and blue-chip companies undergoing refinancing

Numen Capital has made a storming start with its Numen Credit Opportunities Fund, racking up a gain of over 50% in just a few months of active trading.

Filippo Lanza

The fund launched in November and focuses on stressed, distressed and special situations credits. The initial investors are founders Filippo Lanza and Kushal Kumar - along with Luca Gianelle of Italian firm MPS Alternative SGR as an anchor investor.

Lanza and Kumar have worked in the credit markets for