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AgFe buys Autumn Capital to become leading specialist in complex debt-based investments

Monday, November 11, 2013

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Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

AgFe, a London-based specialist in European private, illiquid and complex debt, has acquired Autumn Capital Partners, as well as PACE (Portal for Analysis of Cash Equivalents), Autumn’s proprietary technology platform. The terms of the purchase are not disclosed.

Autumn Capital is a London-based investment consultancy firm founded in 2009, which advises hedge funds and institutions with a focus on short-dated fixed income investments and emerging products. Autumn has advised clients on over $10 billion of assets.

Kevin Cook, as well as Matthew Longhurst and James Skillen, who were all founding partners at Autumn, are now partners at AgFe. They all used to work for Pentagon Capital Management Plc, a UK-based hedge fund advisor, from 2006.

AgFe was founded in 2006 and has a team of 35. Richard Atterbury, former Nomura vice chairman and executive at Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley, is partner and chairman. Paul Rolles, former executive at Morgan Stanley, is partner and CEO.

AgFe’s plan is to build a leading specialist in complex debt-based investments, and "Autumn’s expertise in short-dated assets complements AgFe’s existing expertise in trade and supply chain finance, commercial real estate, corporate, transportation, social housing, infrastructure and consumer debt," says the announcement.

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