August 27, 2014 4:12 PM ET

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Company Overview of GLG Partners, Inc.

Company Overview

GLG Partners Inc. is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to in high net worth individuals and institutions. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages investment funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity and fixed income across the globe. The firm makes equity investments in sectors such as technology and financial. The firm makes equity investment globally focusing on geographies such as Asia, Europe, Japan, Middle East and North Africa, North America, and the United Kingdom. It also invests in alternative markets through options, futures, and convertibles. GLG Partners was founded in September 1...

27th Floor

452 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

United States

Founded in 1995

Phone:

212-224-7200

Fax:

212-224-7210

Key Executives for GLG Partners, Inc.

Chairman
Age: 53
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chief Executive Officer
President
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

GLG Partners, Inc. Key Developments

GLG Partners Appoints Adrian Edwards as Portfolio Manager in its Japan CoreAlpha Equity Team

GLG Partners has appointed former Stratton Street analyst Adrian Edwards as a portfolio manager in its Japan CoreAlpha equity team. Edwards, who was assistant fund manager on Stratton's Japanese equity fund strategies, will report to GLG's head of Japanese equities, Stephen Harker.

GLG Hires Rory Powe to Head Up a New Fund

GLG launches new long-only European equity fund for the former Invesco Perpetual head of European equities. GLG Partners has hired former Invesco Perpetual European manager Rory Powe to head up a new fund launch. At GLG, Mr. Powe will manage a focused European equity long-only strategy. Mr. Powe joined GLG from Powe Capital Management, the firm he founded in 2001 after leaving Invesco Perpetual. He will continue to manage his current fund, the PCM Europe fund, which was launched in July 2009.

Richard Desmond Sues GLG Partners over Trade

Richard Desmond is suing a unit of Man Group over a derivative product he bought in 2007 which Desmond claims was too complex to understand. Desmond has brought the claim against Man's hedge fund arm GLG Partners after he lost nearly £20 million on a capital protected swap linked to the performance of a fund of hedge funds managed by GLG. The claim is linked to another lawsuit against the trade's counterparty, Credit Suisse, made by Desmond.

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