Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Bank Traders Rushing to Launch New Hedge Funds: Borut Miklavcic’s LindenGrove Capital and Antoine Cornut’s Camares Capital

Spurred by ongoing cutbacks by U.S. banks and the continued contraction of the investment banking industry, an increasing number of traders are braving...

Jerry Weintraub closing down Weintraub Capital Management after 20 Years

After 20 years of producing steady returns for investors, Jerry Weintraub is closing Weintraub Capital Management LP, to turn his attention to managing...

Julian Robertson’s Newest Tiger Cub – Tiger Capital Launches in Asia

Julian Robertson, the legendary investor and successful benefactor of a number of start-up hedge funds, is backing a new Asia-based hedge fund. According...

Tetragon Financial Group Acquires Polygon Management LP for $98.5 Million

Tetragon Financial Group announced that it will acquire Polygon Management LP using 11.7 million of its non-voting shares in the transaction. As reported...

Geoff Grant Calls it Quits for Grant Capital Partners

Grant Capital Partners has become the latest victim of the uncooperative global macro market, shutting its doors after just three years. According to...

Baupost Group Won’t Skip a Beat with Herb Wagner's Departure?

After 13 years with Baupost as co-portfolio manager, Herb Wagner is leaving to manage his own investments with plans to open his portfolio to outside...

Charlie Chan Propels Year Old Splendid Asia Hedge Fund to 60 Percent Gain

Charlie Chan, who left Credit Suisse to start Splendid Asia Macro hedge fund in 2011, has reportedly performed splendidly in his first full year. In an...

Emerging Markets Propel Smaller Macro Hedge Funds to Success

The recent retirement of trading dynamo, Greg Coffey, age 41, from Moore Capital, signals the continuing fall from grace of the long-established macro...

Former Citadel Portfolio Manager Launches Continuum Investment Management Hedge Fund

Heightened interest in residential and commercial mortgage debt has spurred portfolio manager, Kevin Scherer, formerly of Citadel LLC, to launch a new...

Zadig Asset Management’s Jonathan Herbert Breaks Away to Start Cologny Advisors

Jonathan Herbert, a portfolio manager with Zadig Asset Management, has taken his long/short equity hedge fund and started Cologny Advisors, a new London-based...

Borut Milavcic to Launch Global Macro focused LindenGrove Capital with Former Nomura Group Team

Former Nomura Group trader, Borut Milavcic is readying the launch of his new global macro LindenGrove Capital hedge fund for the end of the year. According...

Asia Hedge Fund Asset Surge; Hong Kong Hedge Fund Start-Ups Lead the Way

The recent growth in Hong Kong-based hedge funds countered trends of declining assets throughout the rest of the Asian fund industry. As reported by Reuters,...

Treesdale Partners hires Yoon Chang & Ashley Honey - Launches $20 Million Treebrook Macro Fund

Treesdale Partners launched its Treebrook Macro Fund on September 12th with $20 million in assets under management. As reported by Financial Alternatives,...

Carl Icahn Moves his Son Brett Icahn up the Ladder with $3 Billion Hedge Fund

Carl Icahn, the hedge fund patriarch of his $24 billion family holding company, Icahn Enterprises, has peeled off $3 billion to help his son Brett Icahn...

Tiger Management Continues to Spawn Cream of the Crop Hedge Funds: Falcon Edge Capital

If Tiger Management was a major league baseball team its record as a farm system for successful ballplayers would easily rival the New York Yankees. In...

Rob Chandra Branches out from Bessemer Venture to launch Avid Park hedge fund

Rob Chandra of Bessemer Venture Partners has parlayed his prolific fund raising success into the creation of a $250 million long/short equities hedge...

Emerging Managers Marcato Capital and Mudrick Capital outpace industry stalwarts

In what is shaping up to be another subpar year for the hedge fund industry, recently spawned funds are proving, once again, that small is better for...

Armajaro Asset Management Launching Focused Fund

In an effort to boost total firm assets, Armajaro Asset Management announced the launch of its first equities fund, the Armajaro Global Financial Fund....

Patrick Boyle Gets Stanley Fink’s backing to Launch Palomar Capital LLP

Patrick Boyle, a successful quant trader formerly of Nomura Holdings and Millennium Management LLC, has enlisted the backing of Stanley Fink of International...

Condor Trading’s Ken Applegate and Scott Brown launch Pacific View Asset Management

Condor Trading LP has launched a new San Francisco hedge fund featuring two small cap strategies veterans from New Zealand’s Fisher Funds. As announced...


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