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Swieca moves on from Highbridge


Highbridge Capital Management co-founder and chief investment officer Henry Swieca is planning to leave the firm by yearend, a move that comes as JPMorgan is gearing up to complete its takeover of the firm.

Swieca, who co-founded Highbridge with longtime friend Glenn Dubin, is said to be leaving the firm to pursue other ventures, possibly even the launch of a new hedge fund firm of his own. He will remain with Highbridge until the end of this year in order to aid its transition to an almost wholly owned JPMorgan subsidiary.

News of Swieca’s departure isn’t surprising, as both he and Dubin agreed to remain with Highbridge only