Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Michael Lau to spin-off Candlewood Investment Group from Credit Suisse

In late September of this year, Credit Suisse Group AG will spin-off two credit hedge funds in response to new regulations that limit the amount of capital...

Top hedge fund firm launches of 2010 YTD raise over $700 million

The first six months of 2010 have seen a number of new firm foundings, fund launches, and spin-offs in the hedge fund world, some led by a new generation...

John Ho’s Janchor Pan Asian hedge fund raises $100 Million

Janchor Partners Ltd has launched its flagship long/short equity hedge fund with more than $100 million in assets under management. The firm was founded...

AllBlue Issue by BlueCrest Capital nets over $500 Million

London-based hedge fund manager BlueCrest Capital has raised approximately $524 million (£350 million) from new shares in AllBlue Limited, the firm’s...

Andrew Hall’s Astenbeck Capital raises more than $1 billion for new commodities hedge fund

Andrew Hall has raised $1.08 billion for his firm’s new hedge fund, the Astenbeck Offshore Commodities Fund II Ltd. According to Reuters, Astenbeck...

Threadneedle launches American Absolute Alpha Fund

UK-based fund manager Threadneedle has announced the launch of its latest absolute return fund, the Threadneedle (Lux) American Absolute Alpha Fund. According...

Peter Cohen’s Ramius plans to liquidate two multi-strategy hedge funds

Alternative fund manager Ramius, which merged with Cowen Group late last year, has announced its decision to liquidate the Ramius Multi-Strategy and Ramius...

Orkla Finans closing down Energy and Carbon funds

Orkla Finans AS has decided to close its Energy Fund and Carbon Fund. According to Bloomberg, the firm’s Energy Fund, which invests in commodities,...

Andrew Hall raises over $1 billion for Astenbeck Offshore Commodities Fund

Andrew Hall, the former Citigroup trader infamous for the $100 million bonus he received last year, has raised $1.08 billion for his new hedge fund, the...

Andrew McGrath's Burren Capital launches with $500 million

In a year that has already seen 254 hedge fund launches, hedge fund management firm Burren Capital has reportedly become the largest hedge fund launch...

Zachary Karabell's River Twice Capital launches flagship hedge fund

River Twice Capital Advisors LLC launched its flagship hedge fund, the River Twice Fund, this month with $8.4 million in assets under management. The...

SAC Capital launches Parameter Capital Management

SAC Capital Advisors has decided to launch another trading unit, Parameter Capital Management. According to Bloomberg, Anil Stevens and Glenn Shapiro...

FM Capital Partners Launching with Backing from Libya

The North African country of Libya is supplying hundreds of millions of dollar to fund a new hedge fund that will be run by Frederic Marino, formerly...

Lazard Asset Management and Matrix Group partner to launch Opportunities Fund

Multi-strategy asset manager Matrix Group has launched the Matrix Lazard Opportunities Fund, its second UCITS III fund. According to Matrix, the new UCITS...

Cavenagh Capital Launching New Macro Fund

Cavenagh Capital, a macro-focused hedge fund manager, is launching a new macro hedge fund in July after receiving a capital commitment from Netherlands’...

Rough Spring for Ravi Kaza, Seasons Capital Management to close all three hedge funds

Due to the increased difficulties of today’s investing environment, Ravi Kaza’s Seasons Capital Management has decided to call it quits and is starting...

Julian Barnett’s Ridley Park Capital launches flagship hedge fund with $200 million

Julian Barnett, former portfolio manager at fund manager Polar Capital, launched the flagship hedge fund of his startup venture, Ridley Park Capital,...

Top Global Macro Hedge Funds: Brevan Howard Asset Management; Round Table Investment Management; Balestra Capital

In this hedge fund spotlight report, we are showcasing three top hedge fund managers that are global macro specialists. All of the hedge funds in this...

HHR veterans Procter and Geurts launch new hedge fund manager Alloy Capital

Katie Procter and Dale Geurts, two veterans of HHR Asset Management, last month formed Alloy Capital to launch their first global equity hedge fund, the...

Alithion Capital Management to Launch Japan-Focused Hedge Fund in July

Two former proprietary traders from Mizuho Securities Co., Akira Yaku and Kentaro Ishizaki, have plans to launch a new Japan-focused hedge fund this July....


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