As an asset manager, Gartmore has been in operation since 1969. In November 1999, it launched its flagship hedge fund, AlphaGen Capella.
In the four-and-a-half years since, the group has taken its hedge fund range to 18 and appointed Charles Beazley as global head of institutional and alternative investments. Beazley is responsible for the direction, strategy and commercial activities of Gartmore's hedge fund range.
Though the AlphaGen range is a fairly new part of Gartmore's business, Martin