WeWork vet hired to launch Two Sigma’s real estate fund

The former head of WeWork’s real estate investment arm has joined the quantitative hedge fund Two Sigma to help launch its new property investment platform. Rich Gomel joined the data-centric hedge fund as chief investment officer for its new Two Sigma Real Estate platform, the company announced Wednesday. “We’re focused on where we think the data and technology give us the most competitive advantage,” Gomel said. He added Two Sigma will use data sets like