SocGen plans autumn launch for hedge funds series

SG Asset Management is to launch a series of hedge funds starting with a European long/short portfolio in September, as part of its alternative investment division, whose launch was ann- ounced last month.

Arie Assayag, SG Asset Management's (SGAM) global head of hedge funds, said the arm 'has the objective to build a group of hedge fund strategies including long/short equity, relative value and also directional strategies.'

The division also has plans to launch a number of single strategy fun