Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Tyrus Capital's concentrated portfolio in GVT Holding raises eyebrows

Tony Chedraoui, former head of global event-driven investments at Deephaven Capital Management, launched his own fund Tyrus Capital in October with over...

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine partners with Oaktree Capital Management

DoubleLine LLC, which was recently founded by TCW veteran Jeffrey Gundlach has formed a strategic partnership with Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. In...

Fortress Investment Group launching new hedge funds to meet demand

Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG.N), a global hedge fund and asset management firm, has benefitted from the recent increase in demand for alternative...

Sparx Group looks to raise $200 Million for “Green” focused Sparx Ecology Fund

Sparx Group Co., one of Asia’s largest hedge fund managers, is aiming to raise over $200 million for a new hedge fund that will focus on companies in...

SAC Capital and Pequot veterans launch Bronson Point hedge fund

Larry Foley and Paul Farrell, two seasoned hedge fund veterans are planning to launch Bronson Point Partners’ flagship fund in January of 2010. Foley...

Stark veterans launch Asia-focused Orchard Capital with $1.5 billion

Teall Edds and Stu Wilson, Stark Investments veterans, have launched Orchard Capital Partners. Under a subadvisory agreement, Stark is allowing Orchard...

Bolton Preparing to Cap Fidelity China Fund Assets amidst Rapid Inflow

Anthony Bolton says he would consider placing a cap on his forthcoming Fidelity China fund if inflows exceed expectations. Speaking to Fund Strategy...

John Paulson to launch gold-focused hedge fund

Paulson & Co., John Paulson’s hedge fund firm that famously made billions betting against subprime mortgages in 2007, is launching a $250 Million gold...

GLG veterans Launch Northlight European Credit with unorthodox fee structure

Northlight European Credit, a start-up hedge fund manager that launched its flagship fund this week, has raised eyebrows in the hedge fund industry with...

Glenn Greenberg and John Shapiro at odds, Chieftain Capital Splits-Up

Chieftain Capital Management has split over internal conflicts among its leaders. According to the Wall Street Journal, the investment firm, which was...

New Trend Capital launches flagship US Equity hedge fund

New Trend Capital Management has launched its flagship hedge fund the New Trend US Equity Fund. The fund will follow a long/short strategy that will...

Greg Coffey’s Moore Capital hedge fund outperformed by his old GLG fund

GLG Partners’ Emerging Market Fund, which lost its star hedge fund manager Greg Coffey last year to Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital, outperformed Coffey’s...

John Horseman Stepping Down, joining Pallotta, von Mueffling and Barakett

Horseman Global Fund’s portfolio manager John Horseman has announced his decision to step down after the fund’s value fell nearly 25% in 2009, despite...

Galleon Management rewards employees with bonuses and severance

Raj Rajaratnam’s Galleon Management may be shutting down due to its insider trading scandal, but it is not letting its employees go empty handed. As...

Former Star Manager of Goldman’s Global Alpha Fund to Launch New Hedge Fund

Former Goldman Sachs star hedge fund manager Mark Carhart has announced that he is planning to raise $1 billion for a computer-driven quant new hedge...

Flintlock Commodity Opportunity Partners to be launched by Ex-Tudor PM Steve Matthews

Ex-Tudor head of commodities research and fund manager Steve Matthews plans to start his own hedge fund, Flintlock Commodity Opportunity Partners. According...

RWC Long-Short Strategy Gets Backing from SAC Capital

London hedge fund manager RWC Partners has raised $500 million in capital for its new large cap US Equity focused RWC US Long-Short strategy. The fund’s...

Emil Henry launches Tiger Infrastructure Partners with Julian Robertson

Tiger Management, Julian Robertson and Emil Henry, Jr. have joined forces to found a private equity firm that will invest in European and North American...

Tony Chedraoui’s Tyrus Capital raises $800 million

Tyrus Capital, a new hedge fund manager founded by Tony Chedraoui, has exceeded expectations by raising over $800 million in assets from investors. Initial...

Sothic Capital launches new Distressed Debt Fund

Gertjan Koomen and Didier Matineau have launched Sothic Capital, a new hedge fund manager that invests in the debt of distressed European companies. Mr....


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