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Hedge fund manager seeks to grow as other funds stumble

Chris Rokos plans to reopen his fund to investors early this year, say sources, and is looking to raise more than US$2 billion

He was one of a number of hedge fund managers who predicted the vote incorrectly, and yet his fund prospered in late June after Britain voted to leave the European Union.

RISING STAR: Raising new capital would allow Mr Rokos, whose speciality is trading interest rates, to expand his fund's footprint in areas such as emerging markets.

A DECADE ago, hedge fund manager Chris Rokos bought two tired hotels in the fashionable Notting Hill neighbourhood here. His ambition was to turn them into one huge house with a subterranean pool, a gym and a garage with a car lift.

Today, the hotels are in disarray on a jumbled building...

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