Buy and Hold

Próxima Alfa Investments has built a business around seeding and supporting promising hedge fund managers.

In 2003, Julian Barrowcliffe took a one-year sabbatical from his job as global head of energy trading at Bank of America Corp. in New York to care for an ill family member. When it was time to return to the trenches, the lifelong commodities trader wanted to start his own hedge fund.

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