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Arrowgrass adds event-driven with ex-Polygon manager Lyons


Arrowgrass, the big London-based multi-strategy group led by former Deutsche man Nick Niell and CEO Henry Kenner, has made a major strategic appointment with the hiring of former Polygon manager Alan Lyons to head a move into event-driven investing.

Henry Kenner

Lyons, who was formerly a senior portfolio manager at Polygon from 2003, will take overall responsibility for event-driven investments at Arrowgrass and will be a partner of the firm.

Before joining Polygon at the firm's inception in early 2003, the highly-rated Lyons was a director of European equities at CSFB.

The addition of Lyons will enable Arrowgrass