Merian preps long/short launch amid acquisition of Kestrel's multi-asset business

Kestrel joint CEO and co-founder John Ricciardi and team join Merian

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Mark Gregory of Merian Investors

Merian Global Investors has acquired Kestrel Investment Partners’ £123m AUM multi-asset business, including its entire team under lead fund manager, co-founder and joint CEO of Kestrel John Ricciardi.

In addition to its current offering the Kestrel team are expected to launch a long/short strategy in early 2020 as part of Merian's wider growth plans. Merian Global Investors eyes Neptune acquisition...

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