Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Steve Eisman quits FrontPoint Partners

FrontPoint Partners, the hedge fund currently embroiled in an insider-trading scandal, has lost its top man. According to Reuters, Steve Eisman,...

Ignis Argonaut’s Barry Norris to expand European Alpha Fund with Euro unit class

Barry Norris, a co-founder of Ignis Argonaut Capital Partners and manager of the firm’s European Alpha fund, has announced plans to launch a new Euro...

Philip Duff to re-enter hedge fund industry with Massif Partners

Philip Duff, the former co-founder of FrontPoint Partners, has announced plans for a third venture into the hedge fund industry with the launch of hedge...

Jeffrey Altman’s Owl Creek joins SAC Capital and GLG in Hong Kong

Owl Creek Hong Kong Ltd., a subsidiary of hedge fund Owl Creek Asset Management, received its

Jacky Choi’s Zeal China Fund surpasses $200 million, Seeks Global Reach through pact with Blackstone’s Park Hill Unit

On the heels of its peer-leading, first- year performance, both in terms of asset growth and investment return, the Asia-based Zeal China Fund has partnered...

Stanley Ku to launch hedge fund Complus Asset Management

Stanley Ku, a veteran of the Asia hedge fund industry, has decided to re-enter the hedge fund market by launching Complus Asset Management in Hong Kong....

Tiger Asia Management veteran Hugh Kim to launch Greyson Capital Management

Hugh Kim, an ex-Tiger Asia Management managing director, has announced plans to launch his own hedge fund firm, Greyson Capital Management. According...

Daniele Benatoff and Ariel Roskis’ Benros Capital Partners nears launch

Daniele Benatoff’s and Ariel Roskis’ Benros Capital Partners was authorized by the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) earlier this...

DiMaio Ahmad Capital Launches Singapore Office

DiMaio Ahmad Capital LLC, the alternative investment management firm that specializes in credit products, has opened an office in Singapore. The hedge...

Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Management to start Quantitative Trading hedge fund

SAC Capital Advisors, the Stamford-based hedge fund founded by Chief Executive Officer Steven A. Cohen, has announced that it will be launching a quantitative...

Dan Waters and Mike Kelly’s FrontPoint Partners to wind down majority of hedge funds

FrontPoint Partners, the hedge fund rocked by an insider trading scandal in November 2010, has announced that it will be winding down the majority of...

Daniel Chan, Former Citi Portfolio Manager, Launches Emerald Orient Investment Advisor with $25M

With a fresh new license in hand, and $25 million seed money, Daniel Chan, formerly of Citigroup Smith Barney, joined with two other partners to open...

David Tepper seeds Matthew Knauer’s Nokota Management

Matthew Knauer has teamed up with Mina Faltas to found Nokota Management LP. The new hedge fund is reportedly being seeded by David Tepper, a renowned...

Citadel Investment Group recruits Jamil Nazarali and Matt Cushman to launch Quantitative Trading Business

Citadel Investment Group, a hedge fund founded by Chief Executive Officer Ken Griffin, has hired former Knight Capital Group Inc. pair Jamil Nazarali...

Lee Robinson’s Trafalgar Capital Management winds down Catalyst hedge fund

Trafalgar Capital Management, run by partners Lee Robinson and Theo Phanos, has announced that it plans to liquidate its flagship Trafalgar Catalyst Fund....

Former Gartmore Fund Managers Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg to start hedge fund

Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg, who ran hedge fund Gartmore Investment Management’s European large-cap fund, have decided to start their own hedge...

Former Deephaven Capital portfolio manager Edouard Salet launches Apson Capital Management

Edouard Salet, a former portfolio manager at Deephaven Capital, has founded Apson Capital Management. Mr. Salet plans to launch the firm’s first hedge...

Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management Corp to accept outside investors for first time in 10 years

Tiger Management Corp, the hedge fund management and seeding firm founded by Julian Robertson in 1980 that closed to outside investors in March 2000,...

BlueGold Capital veteran Stephen Jen founds SLJ Macro Partners

Stephen Jen is reportedly launching his own hedge fund, SLJ Macro Partners, later this month. Prior to forming SLJ Macro, Mr. Jen worked at Dennis Crema...

Kay Haigh leaves Deutsche Bank AG to launch Avantium Investment Management

Kay Haigh, a trader who joined Deutsche Bank AG in 1994, left his role as head of global macro trading to found hedge fund Avantium Investment Management....


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