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Philip Hands
· Managing Partner

Philip is a senior expert in the hedge fund industry with extensive experience on the sell and buy sides of the business. He co-founded one of the earliest hedge fund management companies in London, Park Place Capital, where he spent 10 years up to 2003 as a partner and principal building the company, managing and raising assets. From 1990 to 1993 Philip served as Investment Manager at Pictet and Cie., responsible for institutional and private clients. He was Managing Director of New European Finance, a specialist T.S.A. regulated advisory firm, which structured and raised fixed income private placements for small to mid-cap European companies from 1988 to 1990.

He was an Executive Director of Irving Trust International Ltd. from 1987 to 1988 where he headed the trading and sales team of the international capital markets division in London. Philip was head of international fixed income sales at Paine Webber from 1984 to 1987 and a senior salesman with Prudential Securities from 1981 to 1984.

He started his career trading Eurobonds at Merrill Lynch in 1976. Philip, born in Paris, is totally bilingual in English and French and conversant in German and Spanish