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Philippe Jabre

Philippe Jabre ’82
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Jabre Capital Partners S.A., Switzerland

Philippe Jabre is the founder and the chief investment officer of Jabre Capital Partners S.A., an asset management and advisory business he established in September 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland. Jabre Capital Partners focuses mainly on alternative investment /hedge fund management and long-only management strategies.

Jabre Capital Partners began trading in February 2007 with two funds, and as of the end of July 2007 it manages four funds with total assets of $3.5 billion. The firm has offices in Geneva, the Cayman Islands, and Singapore and employs more than 50 people. In August 2007, Jabre Capital Partners received the “Best Hedge Fund Start-Up” award from Euromoney magazine.

In 1997, Mr. Jabre joined GLG Partners, then a division of Lehman Brothers International (Europe), to oversee asset allocation and manage global convertible bonds and equity-linked investments. In September 2000, he cofounded GLG Partners LP and managed hedge fund and long-only absolute return products, which during his time as investment manager reached more than $7 billion in assets under management across a number of funds. Several funds previously managed by Mr. Jabre at GLG have received industry performance awards.

Mr. Jabre completed his MBA at Columbia Business School in 1982.


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