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Britannic sets up second hedge fund

Britannic is launching its second hedge fund the Britannic world sector fund, to be managed by James Smith, using his market and sector allocation model.

The fund will use a long/short strategy. Normally there will be exposure to at least 20 long and 20 short regional sectors. The fund size at launch is 10.6m.

Smith intends to close the fund when it reaches 130m.

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