Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Theory Capital Partners closes down after just 10 months

Rob Broggi and Carl Fantasia have decided to shut down Theory Capital Partners, a tech and media focused hedge fund firm that they founded late last year....

Citadel expands into Boston with new office

Citadel Investment Group, the Chicago-based hedge fund manager founded by Kenneth Griffin, has opened a new office in Boston. According to a Citadel...

Allan Bedwick’s OGI Global to surpass $100 million

Having secured returns that bested other hedge funds worldwide, the OGI Global Macro Fund is predicted to double its assets this month, bringing the fund’s...

Einoshin Arima & Giselle Leung launch Areion Asset Management with $120 million

Einoshin Arima and Giselle Leung’s new hedge fund management firm, Areion Asset Management, launched its maiden hedge fund this week. According to...

Collard Capital Management launches Collard Global Macro hedge fund

Collard Capital Management is launching the Collard Global Macro Fund this month. The new hedge fund offering will be managed by Simon Collard and James...

Stanley Druckenmiller prepares to close down Duquesne Capital Management

Stanley Druckenmiller recently announced his decision to retire as a hedge fund manager and close his Duquesne Capital Management hedge fund, citing his...

Paolo Pellegrini’s PSQR Management returning investors’ capital

Paolo Pellegrini’s hedge fund firm launched in 2008 with much fanfare, but now the famed investor is reportedly returning capital from PSQR Management...

Merrion Investment Managers opens High Alpha hedge fund to new investors

After establishing itself with three years of solid performance, Merrion Investment Managers has decided to open up its global macro hedge fund to international...

Martin Currie Launching Hedge Funds Open to Retail Investors

Martin Currie Investment Management, an Edinburgh-based investment advisor, announced that it will launch three hedge funds that will be open to retail...

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Group to launch new hedge fund, Aims for $1.5 billion

Nelson Peltz, co-founder and CEO of hedge fund manager the Trian Group (Trian Fund Management), has begun raising capital for a new hedge fund that will...

Black River Asset Management Launches Commodity Equity Long/Short Opportunity Fund

Black River Asset Management has launched the Black River Commodity Equity Long/Short Opportunity Fund. The Minnesota-based hedge fund manager’s newest...

Ramius Capital launches mutual fund, Makes Shareholder Activist waves

Ramius Capital Group has announced the launch of the Ramius Dynamic Replication Fund, its first mutual fund, which will focus on hedge fund replication....

Goldman veterans Thomas de Garidel-Thoron and Herve Gallo launch Occitan Capital Partners

Two former Goldman Sachs traders, Thomas de Garidel-Thoron and Herve Gallo, have teamed up to found their first hedge fund venture, Occitan Capital Partners....

Global macro hedge fund managers lock-in high returns

After a dramatic increase in market volatility in May and June, very few hedge funds have seen positive returns in recent months - but those that did...

John Paulson to launch fund for the masses with UCITS offering

New York-based John Paulson’s hedge fund firm, Paulson & Co., will launch a new fund open to retail investors later this year. According to the Financial...

Big changes at Gartmore: Guillaume Rambourg quits, GAM veteran John Bennett launches new hedge fund

Guillaume Rambourg, a co-portfolio manager at Gartmore Investment Management who oversaw over a third of the firm’s assets, recently announced his decision...

Tim Flannery leads Copia Capital’s spin-off from FrontPoint Partners

Energy and utility hedge fund manager Copia Capital and its original founder Tim Flannery have recently broken away from Morgan Stanley’s FrontPoint...

Implied Capital Announces Options Fund Launch

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Implied Capital has opened its brand new Volatility Risk Premium Fund to investors. According to HFM Week,...

Distressed debt hedge funds optimistic about economic slowdown

As the specter of a “double-dip” recession appears more and more likely, most fund managers and investors have braced themselves for lower returns...

Round Rock’s Tan Maruyama aims to raise $100 Million

Round Rock Capital Advisors’ founder Tan Maruyama announced this week that his firm is aiming to raise additional capital for its flagship hedge fund,...


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