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Double global equity fund launch for UK boutique

Double global equity fund launch for UK boutique

London-based boutique Heptagon Capital has bulked up its Irish Ucits platform with the launch of two global equity funds, Citywire Global can reveal.

The double launch brings the number of funds offered by the group up to five, with combined assets under management of $2.8 billion.

The two new strategies made available to European investors are the Oppenheimer Global Focus Equity and the Kopernik Global All-Cap Equity funds.

The first of the two funds, the Oppenheimer Global Focus Equity fund, will be run by New York-based manager Randy Dishmon.

Dishmon, who is an employee of OppenheimerFunds subsidiary OFI Global Asset Management, has run a mutual fund for US investors since its launch in October 2007.

He focuses on durable businesses with structural long-term growth prospects, while also putting an emphasis on market timing. He invests with a three- to five-year time horizon.

Meanwhile, management of the second fund falls to Tampa-based investor Dave Iben of Kopernik Global Investors.

Iben has a global, bottom-up, research-driven investment style and focuses on undervalued or unloved stocks. He invests with a long-term time horizon and has run the US version of this fund since March 2006.

Commenting on the new fund launches, Tarek Mooro, managing partner and CEO of Heptagon, said: ‘In line with our philosophy of identifying high-conviction, benchmark agnostic, outperforming managers, we feel very confident that these funds will significantly reward stakeholders over the coming years.’

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