The Allocator: Close Asset Management’s Simon Hopkins

“Many investors have forgotten the way many hedge funds behaved in the crisis. Even some of the better names in the industry treated their clients with utter disdain.”

An interview with Simon Hopkins, managing director at Close Asset Management.

U.K. merchant bank Close Brothers Group acquired the majority stake in fund of funds firm Fortune Asset Management in 2006. Having recently bought the remaining shares, Close Brothers has this year integrated Fortune, its team and funds, into Close Asset Management.

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