John Paulson to launch fund for the masses with UCITS offering

July 25th, 2010
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New York-based John Paulson’s hedge fund firm, Paulson & Co., will launch a new fund open to retail investors later this year. According to the Financial Times, the new offering will utilize the more regulated UCITS fund structure, which has gained popularity among European hedge fund managers. Paulson & Co.’s UCITS fund will track Paulson’s existing investment strategies.

The firm, which is the world’s third largest hedge fund manager, will partner with Deutsche Bank to launch the new fund. The announcement coincides with a trend towards UCITS launches, adding to existing funds from York Capital, Highbridge Capital Management, BlueCrest Capital Management, GLG Partners, Man Group plc’s AHL, and Winton Capital Management.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Highbridge Capital Management
Man Group plc
Paulson & Co.
Winton Capital Management
York Capital Management
Related People: Andrew Hoine; Christian Reyntjens; Christophe Aurand; Dan Schwartz; David Harding; Emmanuel Roman; Glenn Dubin; Henry Swieca*; James Dinan; Jeffrey Weber; John Paulson; Jon Aisbitt; Luis Medeiros; Mary Callahan Erdoes (JPM); Matthew Beddall; Mena Gerowin*; Michael Weinberger; Mike Barr; Raj Patel; Scott Kapnick; Sheru Chowdhry; Stuart Merzer; Todd Builione; William Vrattos; Zalman Jacobs
Related Entities: Man Group plc*; Adam Harding & Lueck*; AHL; BlueCrest Capital Management; GLG Partners; Highbridge Capital LP; Highbridge Convertible Arbitrage Opportunities Fund; Highbridge Event Driven Relative Value Fund LP; Highbridge Long Short Equity Fund LP; Highbridge Statistical Market Neutral mutual fund; JPMorgan Chase & Co; Man Global Strategies; Man Investments; Paulson Advantage Master Ltd; Paulson Advantage Plus Master Ltd; Paulson Real Estate Recovery Fund; Paulson Recovery Fund; PCI; York Asian Opportunities; York Capital Global Value; York Capital Select; York Credit Opportunities; York Enhanced Strategies; York European Opportunities; York Multi-Strategy; York Total Return
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Launches and Hedge Fund Closings

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