Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Hermes BPK launches new Commodity Trading Focused Fund of Funds

Dublin-based partnership Hermes BPK has announced the launch of a new fund of funds that invests in commodity trading advisors. According to an article...

Emerging Hedge Funds Hire Industry Vets: Plural Investments, Voras Capital and C12 Capital

In this week’s hedge fund hire report, we look at recent hires made by a few notable emerging managers that were launched within the last couple of...

Ramius Capital Group Launches Ramius Trading Strategies and the RTS Global Fund

Ramius Capital Group announced the creation of Ramius Trading Strategies and the launch of the RTS Global Fund last month. The RTS Global Fund will offer...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Launches $100 Million Emerging Manager Program

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (“Kellogg Foundation”) has announced a newly formed partnership with Progress Investment Management Company LLC (“Progress”)...

Toscafund Launching UCITS III Fund this Month

Hedge fund Toscafund will be launching a UCITS III version of its mid-cap fund later this month. According to a recent Reuters article, the firm’s...

Farallon Loses Some Managers, Gains Others

Four senior stock managers at Farallon Capital Management have recently announced their departure from the hedge fund manager. According to Bloomberg,...

Hedge Fund Trends: Launches Outpace Liquidations, Incentive Fees Decline

For the first time since the financial crisis began, hedge fund launches exceeded hedge fund liquidations during the fourth quarter of 2009, according...

Top Goldman Hedge Fund Manager Starting Own Fund

Pierre-Henri Flamand, head of Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies, is leaving Goldman to start his own hedge fund, according to Bloomberg. Mr. Flamand...

Nevsky Capital to wind-down flagship Emerging Markets hedge fund

Nevsky Capital revealed to investors last week that it was going to close down its flagship $3 billion Nevksy fund in 12 months because its lead managers...

New Fund from Former D.E. Shaw and Satellite Pair

Scott Henkin, a former portfolio manager at D.E. Shaw & Co., has joined forces with Gabriel Nechamkin, co-founder of now-defunct Satellite Asset Management,...

Pirate Capital founder Tom Hudson launches Doubloon Capital LLC

Tom Hudson – well-known shareholder activist investor and founder of Pirate Capital - is gathering money to start new a new firm called Doubloon Capital...

Polygon Investment Partners veterans launch event-driven focused Black’s Link Capital Ltd

A team of seven former Polygon Investment Partners traders have launched Hong Kong-based Black’s Link Capital Ltd. The new firm is set to launch an...

Cheyne Capital plans Merger Arbitrage UCITS Fund

Cheyne Capital — a UK-based hedge fund firm — is planning a UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) fund that will...

Odey Asset Management Terminates Asia Fund

Crispin Odey of the London-based hedge fund boutique, Odey Asset Management, announced the termination of his firm’s Asia fund after the fund failed...

Och-Ziff veteran Frank Yu launches Themes Investment Management

Frank Yu, a veteran of Och-Ziff Capital Management, has launched Themes Investment Partners, a new private equity firm that will concentrate on investment...

Nikko Asset Management to launch Green Fund with World Bank

Nikko Asset Management has recently announced its intentions to launch the Nikko AM World Bank Green Fund. The asset management firm, one of the largest...

Munsun Asset Management launches Munsun China Opportunity hedge fund

Munsun Asset Management, a China-based investment management firm, completed the launch of its first hedge fund on February 11th. The firm’s new Munsun...

Phibro LLC’s Andrew Hall launches Astenbeck Capital Management

CEO of Phibro LLC, Andrew Hall, has formed a new hedge fund group, Astenbeck Capital Management, to oversee outside funds. According to the Financial...

Quotient Investors Unveils New ESG Strategy

Managing Partners André Bertolotti and Julia Peter-Kerr of Quotient Investors sat down with Brandon Nickerson, director, to speak about their new fund...

D.E. Shaw & Co launches unit to invest in Distressed Side Pockets

Multi-strategy hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw launched a Portfolio Acquisitions Unit late last year to take advantage of other hedge fund manager’s desires...


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