Gartmore is to launch four long/short hedge funds, following the expansion of the company's quantitative strategies team this year.
The launch of a pan European quantitative long/short fund is imminent and it will be managed by Michael Gleason, who heads Gartmore's quantitative team.
Three further quantitative hedge funds ' Japan, UK and Global ' are also to be launched. Either the Japan or UK fund is likely to be launched this year, with the remaining two appearing early in 2004. As with Gartmor