Lion Capital to launch US equities hedge funds

Lion Capital Group AG is to launch a range of alternative investment products. Formed by two ex-Credit Suisse employees, Markus Jordi da Costa and Jean-Pierre Schumacher, Lion Capital is launching a multi-manager fund and two US equities funds on 1 February. A gold fund is also planned for March or April 2001.

The multi-manager fund, LCT Multi-Manager Fund Limited, will invest in the leading 15 to 20 hedge funds that employ equities strategies. Jordi da Costa has had a model portfolio running