Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Goldman Sachs veteran Christopher Mikosh to Launch TOR Hedge Fund

Former Hong Kong-based Goldman Sachs trader, Christopher Mikosh has embarked upon a plan to start a new Asia-based hedge fund scheduled for launch in...

Bowery Investment Management Launched By Longacre Veteran

Vladimir Jelisavcic, a former founding partner of Longacre Fund Management LLC, announced the launch of Bowery Investment Management, LLC. Bowery now...

Agus Tandiono Returns home to Citadel LLC as Asia’s smaller Hedge Funds Continue to Fold

Intense competition for capital, increasing market volatility and the capital flight to the “safety” of larger hedge funds, has led to the closing...

Eric Mindich's Eton Park Launches Credit Opportunities Fund with $400M

Eton Park Capital Management LP has ventured outside its primarily equities-based strategies by raising $400 million for a new hedge fund that will focus...

John Dyson Taking MMI Investments Private after Clay Lifflander’s departure

The highly successful activist hedge fund, MMI Investments, founded by New York City civic-leader John Dyson, has come full circle returning to its original...

Charlie Chan Unleashes Splendid Asia Macro Fund with 20% Return

Last July, Charlie Chan joined former Credit Suisse Group AG traders, Lam Hoi Leong and Albert Neo to launch the Splendid Asia Macro Fund amidst the Eurozone...

Adam Gold Launched TMT-Focused Hedge Fund, Espial Capital Management

Espial Capital Management, a long/short equity hedge fund which seeks to identify new opportunities and disruptive technologies in the global technology,...

Armajaro Asset Management’s Harry Morley Shooting for the Stars with Expansion Plans

With an eye towards joining the elites of European hedge funds and eventually taking the firm public, the CEO of Armajaro Asset Management, Harry Morley,...

Harbinger, Paulson & Hayman, Hedge Fund Stars of the Financial Crisis, Fall Back to Earth

Four years after making the biggest and most successful bet of their careers, yesterday’s hedge fund stars have found that success doesn’t necessarily...

Carl Wiese’s GROW Partners launches with backing of Oakmont Corporation and ROTH Capital

GROW Partners launched its flagship hedge fund last month with $50 million in assets under management. The flagship GROW Small Cap Equity Long/Short...

Diamondback Credit Team Looking for Fresh Start at Aesir Capital Management LLC

With his former firm Diamondback Capital Management, mired in legal troubles, Mark Fishman is transporting his fixed income group to his startup Aesir...

Neuberger Berman Introduces Long Short Fund

Neuberger Berman, one of the world’s leading employee-owned money managers, has introduced the Neuberger Berman Long Short Fund (“the Fund”) (tickers:...

Vulpes Investment Management Attracts Tudor Investment Corp’s Eye

Tudor Proprietary Holdings Ltd., a member of the Tudor Group controlled by Paul Tudor Jones, likes what it sees in a new, proprietary trading technology...

Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema’s to liquidate BlueGold Capital Management

Co-founders Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema informed clients that they will be liquidating BlueGold Capital Management LLP and returning 98 percent of...

Nomura Securities veteran Arthur Roulac to launch Three Court hedge fund

Distressed securities specialist Arthur Roulac has left Nomura Securities International as managing director to launch his own hedge fund named Three...

Eton Park Veteran Thierry Lucas founds Portland Hill Capital

Thierry Lucas has founded Portland Hill Capital, a hedge fund manager that will invest in European equities. According to sources, Portland Hill Capital...

The Big Hedge Fund Stories from 2011: Part 1

Although individual news items can have can have historical significance (such as story number 1 below) the effort here is more to point to the themes...

Clifford Asness’ AQR Capital preps for several Hedge Fund Launches

A series of SEC filings late last week revealed that Clifford Asness’ AQR Capital Management is raising capital for several hedge fund offerings. The...

Yashwant Bajaj’s Juggernaut Asia Fund up 45%

The Juggernaut Asia Fund is reportedly up 45% since its launch in August of this year. Juggernaut is managed by Yashwant Bajaj who previously managed...

Czech Asset Management rises from the ashes of FrontPoint Partners

It looks like the end of scandal ridden FrontPoint Partners has finally come. Hedge Tracker has learned that Stephen Czech is leaving the firm with his...


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