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Finisterre Capital hires Guillaume Ménabé as junior portfolio manager

Monday, January 10, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Guillaume Ménabé has joined Finisterre Capital as junior portfolio manager on the Finisterre Global Opportunity Fund. He will be running a portion of the Foreign Exchange and Commodities portfolio as well as providing additional support to the existing team.

Guillaume joined Finisterre from JP Morgan, where he was a portfolio manager in the Global Macro Proprietary Trading team in London. Prior to this he worked with JP Morgan in the Structured Product Energy Trading team in both London and Asia.

“We are delighted that Guillaume has joined us. Given the robust growth of the fund, we need further expertise in foreign exchange and commodity trading to take advantage of the opportunities that we find in emerging markets,” said Yan Swiderski, Partner and Portfolio Manager of the Global Opportunity Fund.

(press release)

About Finisterre Capital

Finisterre Capital LLP, founded in 2002, is an Emerging Markets specialist dedicated to delivering risk-controlled, total return investment strategies to the institutional marketplace. The firm manages Emerging Markets funds in a variety of asset classes, including sovereign debt, local currency debt, foreign exchange, corporate credit, special situations and equity.

Finisterre’s funds are all actively managed and include the Sovereign Debt Fund, which uses a top-down macro approach to emerging market sovereign debt; the Global Opportunity Fund, which has a portfolio of sovereign and corporate debt, foreign exchange, interest rates and equity; and the Finisterre Credit Fund, which concentrates on bottom-up corporate credit. In January this year, Finisterre launched the Emerging Markets Fund (FEMF), enabling investors to gain exposure to all Finisterre strategies. Corporate website: www.finisterrecapital.com

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