Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Goldman Funding ex-Barclays Trader through Seeding Fund

Goldman Sachs, the New York-based global investment banking and securities firm, plans to provide $150 to $200 million in seed money for a hedge fund...

Highbridge Capital Management taps Arjun Menon to lead Asia Investment Operations

Highbridge Capital Management is refocusing its Asian investment efforts away from equities and towards high-yield credit, convertible bonds and volatility...

Highbridge Capital veteran Carl Huttenlocher launches Myriad Asset Management

Myriad Asset Management launched its maiden hedge fund today with $300 million in assets under management. Myriad, which is based in Hong Kong, was founded...

Former SAC trader launching EM hedge fund

Ali Akay, previously a trader at SAC Capital Advisors, announced the impending launch of his new emerging markets hedge fund Carrhae Capital. Carrhae...

Tudor Investment Corp Loses Two Key Execs to Zafferano Capital; Gains a Strategic Partner

Two senior positions were vacated at Tudor Investment Corp. in order to fill two at Zafferano Capital LP, a new, London-based hedge fund. According to...

Sutesh Sharma founds Portman Square Capital, Latest Prop Trader to Flee the Volcker Rule

Following in the footsteps of several other top proprietary traders from throughout the industry, Sutesh Sharma is leaving Citigroup’s Principal Strategies...

Verdi Capital launches flagship long/short equity hedge fund

Verdi Capital has launched the Verdi Capital Central European Fund LTD, its inaugural hedge fund, this month. The long/short equity fund primarily invests...

Danny Yong’s Singapore-based Dymon Asia Capital Exceeds Billion Dollar Mark

Dymon Asia Capital, a Singapore-based hedge fund, has doubled assets under management to over $1 billion. According to Bloomberg News, CEO, Danny Yong...

AQR Capital Management Launches Multi-Strategy Alternative Mutual Fund

AQR Capital Management, LLC, (“AQR”) announced today the launch of AQR Multi-Strategy Alternative Fund (ASANX/ASAIX), the newest addition to its mutual...

Morgan Sze's Azentus Capital to raise $2 billion for Asia investments

Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager, Azentus Capital Management Ltd., has increased its assets under management to $1.9 billion. Morgan Sze launched

Benjamin Fuchs to Launch His Own Nomura-backed Hedge Fund

Nomura Holdings, Inc is said to be fronting one of its top traders, Benjamin Fuchs, $200 million, in a venture to launch a separate Hong Kong-based hedge...

GLG Founder Pierre Lagrange to offer flagship fund to UK market

GLG Partners, the much heralded European hedge fund is spawning a new UK-based version of its flagship hedge fund, which will managed by Pierre Lagrange....

Clinton Group’s Ellen Wang plans to launch hedge fund Academy Investments

Ellen Wang is in the early stages of launching her own hedge fund, Academy Investments. Hedge fund news source Fin Alternatives reports that Wang earlier...

Tim Attias and Catherine Cripps team up to launch Sata Partners

Tim Attias and Catherine Cripps plan to launch Sata Partners, a new hedge fund. Financial News reports that Attias was formerly the co-chief investment...

Borut Miklavcic partners with Nomura Europe to launch Nomura Cross Asset Strategies LLP

Nomura Europe Holdings and Borut Miklavcic, the head of Nomura’s fixed-income proprietary trading desk, have teamed up to launch an internal hedge fund....

Seth Fischer plans to open Oasis Investments Master Fund II to outside investors

Seth Fischer plans to open his new hedge fund, Oasis Investments Master Fund II, to new investors. Reuters reports that Fischer earlier managed the $3.3...

Bridgewater Associates launches $10 billion hedge fund

Bridgewater Associates, the hedge fund founded by Ray Dalio, can now lay claim to the world’s largest new hedge fund launch. According to an article...

Man Group plc launches multi-strategy hedge fund

Man Group plc, which acquired GLG Partners last year, has announced the launch of its latest hedge fund offering. According to a press release, the Man...

Pershing Square Capital’s Bill Ackman looks to raise capital through IPO

Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital, is considering raising money for a new fund launch by executing an IPO, according...

Principia Capital Advisors to Launch $750 Asia Hedge Fund

Principia Capital Advisors received authorization from the Securities and Futures Commission to launch a Hong Kong-based hedge fund. Principia is seeking...


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