Polar Capital to add healthcare and pan-European funds to range

Polar Capital Partners is to expand its hedge fund stable by adding pan-European and global healthcare funds later this year.

The group, which currently runs three long/short portfolios: global technology, UK market neutral and a Japan long/short, said in addition to expanding the range, it is trying to build up the track records on its existing funds before actively marketing them.

James Brandt, marketing director at Polar Capital, said the Japan portfolio was launched late last year and has yet