Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers up 30%; Corvex, Pointstate, & Soroban claim Top Spots

The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $78.5 billion in U.S. equity assets, having seen their equity assets jump by nearly $18 billion...

Steve Cohen’s Point72 announces Rubric Capital with David Rosen at the helm

What’s a hedge fund manager to do after the SEC forces it to stop operating? According to Bloomberg news, reorganize. Billionaire Steve Cohen, formerly...

Small Hedge Funds Continue to Dominate the Top Performance List; Alchemy Capital, EcoR1 Capital, venBio Select, Mulvaney & ISAM Shine

In a trend that seems to be solidifying, the list of top performers in the hedge fund industry continues to be dominated by smaller, low-profile hedge...

BlackRock, Macquarie and Millennium veterans join forces to found Zentific Investment Management

With Asian markets becoming more and more volatile, the predictability of Asian quant funds has become challenging for hedge fund managers. According...

Laurent Constanty and Fabien Baetz to launch Reaching Value LLP hedge fund

Laurent Constanty and Fabien Baetz recently announced that they have formed Reaching Value LLP and are in the process of launching its flagship hedge...

Ziad Tabet, Jabre Capital veteran, to Launch Event-Driven focused Amakor Capital Management

Internal sources have revealed plans by former Jabre Capital hedge fund manager, Ziad Tabet, to launch a new Europe-focused, event-driven hedge fund....

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Reopens Gates to Existing and New Investor Capital

Hedge fund giant, Greenlight Capital has announced its intention to begin raising capital again after a two year hiatus. According to Bloomberg News,...

Leland Lim & Allan Bedwick’s recently launched Guard Capital Gains 11% in September

Hong Kong-based Guard Capital, a macro hedge firm launched in August, rocketed to the top of its peer group with an 11 percent gain in September. As reported...

Assets jump by nearly 18% for leading Emerging Hedge Fund Managers; Soroban Capital, Corvex Management & Roystone Capital power gains

The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $78 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the latest hedge fund industry report. Overall,...

Blackstone Group ramps up hiring for big launch of the Blackstone Senfina Advisors hedge fund

Following more than 5 years of planning, global financial behemoth Blackstone Group is set to launch its newest venture, Blackstone Senfina Advisors....

SAC’s Point72 Asset Management loses Thomas Conheeney; Gabriel Plotkin to launch Melvin Capital

Point72 Asset Management, the remnant firm of the long-embattled SAC Capital Advisors, continues to shed key people with the departure of its president,...

“Best Ideas” hedge fund launched by Soroban Capital Partners

Soroban Capital Partners launched a new long/short equity fund at beginning of August that concentrates its investment bets on the firm’s “Best Ideas.”...

Touted Goldman Sachs Alumni Disappoint in Hedge Fund Start-ups, Except for Azentus Capital & Coatue Capital

For all of their bravado and celebrity as the top proprietary traders at Goldman Sachs in the pre-financial crisis era, few have been able to make their...

Assets surge by 10% for Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers; PDT Partners, Corvex Management and Roystone Capital lead the way

The Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $66.5 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the latest hedge fund industry report. Overall, the...

Top 200 New York Hedge Funds up $26 billion; Oversee nearly $830 billion

The Top 200 New York Metro Area Equity Hedge Funds recorded another strong quarter with assets growing by $26 billion or 3.3% to $828 billion. The growth...

Activist Hedge Fund Performance Inspires New Startups: Sachem Head & Anandar Capital

With returns that outpace the industry averages, activist hedge funds are multiplying faster than previous years, as new entrants hope to replicate the...

Leland Lim and Allan Bedwick set to launch Asia-focused Guard Capital Management

As Asia-focused hedge funds continue their capital growth spurt, two former top traders from Goldman Sachs and Noble Group are following the money with...

Moore Capital Management rehires Chris Levett after Clive Capital failure

Louis Bacon, founder of Moore Capital Management LLC, is rehiring Chris Levett following the closing of his commodity hedge fund, Clive Capital LLP. As...

Investor interest in Event-Driven hedge funds draws Magnetar Capital veterans to launch Anandar Capital Management

Two executives from Magnetar Capital LLC, a $10 billion hedge fund firm once known for its role in creating the Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs)...

Dymon Asia Capital partners with SAC Capital veteran Carl Vine to launch Port Meadow Hedge Fund

Dymon Asia Capital Pte, one of the biggest hedge funds in Asia, is branching out with a new global equity hedge fund to be run by former SAC Capital Advisors...


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