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UBS Capital partners leave to start new firm

Five partners in UBS Capital&#39s UK team have left to set up a new business after securing a financial settlement from the fund manager.

The five partners – Ian Hawkins, Robert Jenkins, Ruth Storm, Frank Neale and Chris Tennant – are launching IRRfc, a private equity portfolio management service, this week.

They are aiming to attract clients including banks, insurance companies, pensions funds, corporate venturers, secondary investment funds and venture capital firms.

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