|Two senior positions were vacated at Tudor Investment Corp. in order to fill two at Zafferano Capital LP, a new, London-based hedge fund. According to Bloomberg News, Nigel Whittaker, former head of emerging markets corporate credit at Tudor Investment Corp., and former Vice Chairman John Macfarlane are leaving to run Zafferano Capital as the co-chief investment officer and Chairman respectively. |
They will be joined by Brent De Jong, former CEO of Ashmore Energy International Ltd., who will also serve as co-chief investment officer. The group will maintain strong ties with Tudor Investment Corp, as. with Paul Tudor Jones is investing in Zafferano Capital LP as a strategic partner. The emerging-market focused hedge fund will begin investing its $100 million of committed assets in the first quarter of 2012, after Whittaker fulfills prior commitments with Tudor Investment Corp.