FX Week

County NatWest Loses Goodyear Fund After Leisching Defects


Portfolio managers at County NatWest Investment Management are scurrying to reassure its currency management clients in the wake of Ron Leisching's departure for Mellon Bank's Palomar Partners Ltd. (FX Week, March 22). Leisching, the most visible member of County's quantitative investment group, who took four other members of County's currency team with him when he left, has succeeded in dislodging at least one major County client, Goodyear Tire and Rubber's pension fund, and left a number o