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Two of BlackRock’s fixed-income managers have resigned from the world’s largest asset manager to launch a cryptocurrency hedge fund.
The two BlackRock ex-managers are Adam Grimsley, who was a fixed income specialist for eight years, and Michael Wong, who was the senior portfolio manager and head of fixed income asset allocation, are launching a cryptocurrency hedge fund called Prime Factor Capital.
Grimsley and Wong are partnering with Nic Niedermowwe, an Oxford Maths PhD. He will serve as the chief executive, while Wong and Grimsley will head up as CIO and Head of Investment Solutions, respectively.