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RWC to launch American long/short fund

Mike Corcell, former manager of the Threadneedle American Crescendo fund, has joined RWC Partners to launch an American long/short equity fund.

In a statement issued today, RWC Partners says the new fund complements its existing range of funds managed by Ajay Gambhir, John Innes, Miles Geldard and Carmel Peters.

It will be managed along the same lines as Corcell’s previous fund at Threadneedle, with a focus on generating returns from both long and short positions in American equities.

RWC Partners expects the new fund to be launched in the third quarter of this year. Until then, Corcell will recruit a full team to work with him from launch.

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