Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

John Schumacher and Mike MacBain launch East Coast Fund Management

Canadian bond market veterans John Schumacher and Mike MacBain, have joined forces to launch a fixed income focused hedge fund manager named East Coast...

Steenman Asset Management launches fund of hedge funds with $50 million

Last month Geneva-based Steenman Asset Management announced the launch of its first fund of hedge funds, the Steenman Core Absolute Return Fund. The new...

Citadel Investment Group veteran Simon Leversha launches Imperia Asia hedge fund

Late last month, Simon Leversha, a former managing director of Citadel Investment Group LLC, launched the Imperia Asia Offshore Fund. According to Bloomberg,...

Paris Capital Partners hedge fund launched by KBC Alternative veterans

Carlo Georg, a former chief investment officer at KBC Alternative Investment Management, will be launching Paris Capital Partners hedge fund alongside...

Matrix Group launches Pan-Asia Long/Short Equity Fund

British asset manager Matrix Group has announced the launch of its first UCITS III Fund. Managed by Rupert Foster, the Matrix Asia UCITS Fund will invest...

Former Polygon Credit Heads to launch Warwick Capital Partners with $100m+

Alfredo Mattera and Ian Burgess, both former heads of credit operations at Polygon Investment Partners, are preparing a European distressed and special...

Brevan Howard’s new $200 million Commodities hedge fund opens to new investors

Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP has begun raising assets from outside investors for its new Brevan Howard Commodities Strategies Master Fund Ltd. ...

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital raises $130 million for Gold Hedge Funds

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital is the latest blue-chip hedge fund manager to raise assets for gold focused hedge funds. At the start of 2010, John...

New Star veterans Whittaker and Roantree found Querns Asset Managers

Stephen Whittaker and Phil Roantree, formerly of New Star Asset Management, have struck out to establish their own investment management firm called Querns...

Lehman Brothers veterans launch distressed credit focused Oracle Capital

Leon Hindle and Fredric Teng’s Oracle Capital Ltd is launching a new hedge fund, which will focus its investment efforts on distressed structured credit...

Pierre-Henri Flamand reveals plans for Edoma Capital; Announces key hires from Goldman’s Principal Strategies Group

As announced earlier, Pierre-Henri Flamand left his post as the head of Goldman Sachs’ renowned Principal Strategies unit in early 2010 to start-up...

Caxton veteran’s Redux Research launches Matrix Redux hedge fund

Sudeep Singh’s Redux Research Ltd has recently launched the Matrix Redux hedge fund in partnership with UK-based Matrix Group. Chris Merry, the CEO...

Soros Fund Veteran Betsy Battle’s Lone Peak Partners raises $70mm

New York-based Lone Peak Partners Management LP’s flagship hedge fund has raised $69.38 million. Lone Peak Partners, a manager of funds of hedge funds,...

Albert Ee to launch Pilgrim Partners Asia Pte $28mm

Since announcing his new global macro hedge fund venture in January of this year, Millennium Partners veteran Albert Ee has changed the new firm’s name,...

OM Investment Management Launches Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund

OM Investment Management announced the launch of OM Global Investment Fund, a long/short hedge fund that uses a combination of bottom-up and technical...

Salida Capital to launch Private Equity Fund; Receives $100MM in seed capital from Avenir Capital

Canadian alternative investment firm Salida Capital has recently announced the planned launch of its first private equity fund. The new fund will focus...

Big Investors go for Big Hedge Fund Names: But There’s Hope for Emerging Managers

An alternative investment survey of 600 institutional investors that was conducted by Deutsche Bank reported that the number of institutions that provide...

Trader from Deutsche Bank Saba Launching Nine Masts Capital

In the second quarter, the former Asian head of the proprietary trading desk at Deutsche Bank AG’S Saba intends to launch Nine Masts Capital, a Hong...

Former Managers from GLG Partners and Lionhart Advisors Launching Iridium Asset Management

An Asian equity long-short hedge fund called Iridium Asset Management focusing on commodity-related industries will be launched on May 3rd in Singapore...

Hans Haywood launches Panda Global Master Fund

Panda Global Advisors, a firm founded by Hans Haywood, has launched a new emerging markets macro fund. According to Absolute Return+Alpha, the Panda...


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