Daily Archives: July 7, 2008

John Gapper

The FT story about Driss Ben-Brahim of Goldman Sachs leaving to join GLG Partners and run an emerging markets fund and other things says something about the balance of power between investment banks and hedge funds.

But what struck me as more intriguing is Mr Ben-Brahim’s nationality – he is half-Moroccan and half-Austrian and was brought up in France. He is thus a perfect example of the polyglot nature of the modern City of London. Read more