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MET backs Europa momentum play


A former Banco Santander trader and an ex-fund of funds manager from Kyte Capital Advisors are teaming up to launch a long/short equity strategy that will focus on mid and large-cap European companies and will trade on short-term price momentum.

Jonny Gordon and Jason Shelley

The MET Europa Fund is expected to launch shortly with seed money from a Swiss family office. Portfolio manager Jonny Gordon previously worked as a senior trader on the relative value team at Banco Santander.

He started his career at Société Générale, becoming a senior trader