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French seeder NewAlpha invests in new global macro fund LindenGrove

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Antoine Rolland
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: - Paris-based hedge fund seeder NewAlpha Asset Management confirmed its 20th investment deal today. This investment is with LindenGrove Capital LLP, a recently launched London-based hedge fund management firm focused on global macro strategies. NewAlpha invested through a closed-end fund dedicated to institutional investors seeking exposure to early stage managers.

LindenGrove was founded by Borut Miklavcic, CIO and Managing Partner, and former head of proprietary trading at Nomura. Before that, he was head of inflation trading at Lehman Brothers, and emerging market fixed income trader at JPMorgan. Several members of his Nomura team joined him in this new venture; portfolio managers Tom Groves and Ravin Seeneevassen, and CEO/CRO Gianluca Squassi.

According to the announcement, the LindenGrove Capital Master Fund implements a wide array of discretionary global macro strategies within a multi-strategy, multi-manager framework, similar to the successful model run by Borut Miklavcic while at Nomura. The Fund allocates the capital dynamically between separate portfolios employing macro directional, directional relative value and pure relative value strategies on liquid markets and products. A systematic risk management framework is implemented to limit downside risks at both the individual and the fund level. Launched on December 12th 2012, the Fund targets an absolute pe......................

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