Launches & Closures

Gedeon targets credit and merger arb with Mereor


Former GLG credit and merger arbitrage manager Georges Gedeon has teamed up with Jean-Luc Biamonti, a former close colleague from his investment banking days with Wasserstein Perella and Goldman Sachs, to launch a new Paris-based hedge fund operation called Mereor.

Georges Gedeon

The firm has entered into a partnership with Plurimi Capital and expects to launch its fund before the end of the year with initial assets of up to $100 million.

Gedeon spent 12 years in investment banking and M&A, first with Wasserstein Perella - where he was hired from university by Biamonti - and then