LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)–Gartmore Investment Ltd., which manages the AlphaGen Capella and the AlphaGen Velas funds, both with European long/short equity strategies, has hired a new equities analyst, Pierre Castela.
Mr. Castela joins Gartmore from Kepler Equities, Paris, the firm that was known prior to Feb. 2 as Julius Baer Brokerages. His focus there was on the French equity markets. Prior to that, he managed a hedge fund at Bryan Garnier Asset Management, London, and he has held a number of senior positions at Goldman Sachs and UBS Warburg.
Mr.Castela starts work at Gartmore in April, reporting to Roger Guy and Guilliaume Rambourg.