Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Jerry Howarth’s 36 South Capital to launch Black Eyrar Fund

Jerry Haworth’s 36 South Capital Advisors LLP plans to launch the Black Eyrar Fund within the next three months. According to an article from Bloomberg,...

Hassan Elmasry’s Independent Franchise Partners raises $5bn

Hassan Elmasry, who left Morgan Stanley’s global franchise strategy to found Independent Franchise Partners in 2009, has managed to raise $5 billion...

Frederic Levy & Mathias Piardon launch Noho Capital

Dresdner Bank veterans Frederic Levy and Mathias Piardon are preparing to launch Noho Capital’s first hedge fund, which will follow a managed futures...

Fortress Investment Group launches Asia focused hedge fund

Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) has launched a macro hedge fund focused on Asia, joining other industry titans like GLG Partners and Soros Fund Management....

FBI investigation spurs closures of Loch Capital, Level Global & Barai Capital

Last year, Loch Capital Management LLC closed down its hedge funds after the FBI raided it in its investigation of alleged insider trading and the misuse...

Former Och-Ziff PM Launching Japan-focused Fund

Chris Redl, a former portfolio manager at Och-Ziff Capital Management, announced that he will launch a Japan-focused hedge fund with $20 to $30 million...

London Losing its Allure as a Trading Centre if Guggenheim Partners' Decision Making is Indicative

The politicians don't believe it when the British Bankers Association or AIMA say that tax-paying talent will leave the country, or when supply-siders...

Duquesne Capital veteran Michael Perl forms Harbor Bridge Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets specialist Michael Perl has founded Harbor Bridge Emerging Markets and is looking to launch the firm’s flagship hedge fund sometime...

Morgan Sze’s Azentus Capital selects Prime Brokers

Earlier this week, Morgan Sze picked UBS (NYSE: UBS), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) as prime brokers for his yet to be launched...

$100mm+ Hedge Fund Launches by Indaba Capital & Ionic Capital

A couple of hedge fund managers are proving that the fund raising environment for new launches is improving. Earlier this month, newly formed Indaba...

Northwest Investment Management looks to raise $250 million for Asia-focused Northwest Equity Alpha

Northwest Investment Management is aiming to raise a total of $250 million from institutional investors for a new hedge fund, according to an article...

Soros Fund Management and Silver Lake to launch clean-energy focused fund

Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by George Soros, and Silver Lake, a private equity firm, are combining forces to found Silver Lake Kraftwerk. According...

Christian Siva-Jothy winds down SemperMacro Capital

Christian Siva-Jothy, a veteran of Goldman Sachs’s famed proprietary trading team, is reportedly shutting down his SemperMacro Capital LLP. The hedge...

Pardus Capital to Launch European Activist Fund

Pardus Capital is reportedly in the process of launching a European-focused shareholder activist fund, PCM. According to the Financial Times, the New...

Concourse Capital Partners raises nearly $40 million

Atlanta-based hedge fund Concourse Capital Partners LP has sold pooled investment fund interests to 41 investors and raised $38.41 million, as disclosed...

Robertson’s Tiger Management seeds Nezu Asia Capital with $50 million

Julian Robertson’s well-respected investment group Tiger Management has recently invested $50 million in Nezu Asia Capital, a hedge fund manager that...

Goldman Prop Traders Daniele Benatoff & Ariel Roskis prepare Benros Capital Partners for $300mm+ launch

New financial regulations in the U.S., specifically the Dodd-Frank rules, appear to have triggered an exodus out of proprietary trading operations at...

Attucks Asset Management to Launch Revolution Funds

Attucks Asset Management plans to launch the firm’s first fund-of-funds family, the Revolution Funds. According to Pensions & Investments, the first...

LionEye Capital receives capital commitment from JANA execs

LionEye Capital Management has reportedly received a $20 million plus capital commitment from executives of JANA Partners.

LioneEye Capital...

Harbinger Capital veteran Lawrence M. Clark launching hedge fund

Lawrence M. Clark Jr. has left Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners and plans to open his own event-driven focused hedge fund management firm....


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