- General Industrial Partners planned, new Chanos vehicle underway
- K2 underweight on long/short equity, which has seen muted returns
- But short-sellers more optimistic in new market environment
A pair of new short-selling hedge funds are countering the negativity in long/short equity, which has seen mounting criticism this year.
The founder of New York-based Gotham City Research, Dan Yu, and Cyrus De Weck, behind Portsea Asset Management in London, are planning to launch General Industrial Partners early next year, the FT reported.
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