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Trafalgar Capital recruits Cheyne partner Jacobson

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Trafalgar Capital Management, the London-based hedge fund firm headed by Chris Aarons, has hired former Cheyne man Josh Jacobson as a partner and senior portfolio manager.

Jacobson spent seven years at Cheyne, where he was a partner and senior portfolio manager and ran a European long/short equity portfolio for the Cheyne Value Fund.

Before that, he worked for JP Morgan as a director of hedge fund equity sales. He started at Salomon in 1994 and was promoted to director of equity sales in 1997, when he began to focus on hedge funds and European equities.

At Trafalgar, Jacobson