Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Caxton starts High-Yield Debt fund Lucidus Capital Partners

Caxton Associates LLC’s new joint venture, Lucidus Capital Partners LLP, is said to have raised $500 million for a new high-yield debt fund. According...

Event-Driven focused Senrigan Capital to launch with Blackstone’s backing

Senrigan Capital, a new event-driven hedge fund manager founded by Nick Taylor, is preparing to launch its maiden Senrigan Master fund on November 2nd....

Samena Capital partners with Argyle Street to launch an Asia Bond Fund

Samena Capital Management has partnered with Argyle Street Management to launch the Samena ASM Asia Bond Fund. Hedge Fund Review reported that the fund...

Hedge Fund Launches Heating Up, but with Lower Assets

The recent strain on the financial markets took its toll on the volume of new hedge fund launches last year, with the number of new funds falling to just...

RoundKeep Capital Advisors Founded by Ex-Citadel MD Ervin Shindell

Ex-Citadel Investment Group senior managing director and trader Ervin Shindell is starting his own hedge fund, RoundKeep Capital Advisors. Co-founding...

Ex-Morgan Stanley Executive Zoe Cruz to Found Voras Capital Management

Ex-Morgan Stanley co-President and bond trader Zoe Cruz is planning on starting her own hedge fund, two years after she was ousted from the New York-based...

Beacon Light Capital launched by Atticus Capital Veterans

Ed Bosek, who left Atticus Capital LP last May after six years with the firm as an analyst, is teaming up with Noam Ohana, another former Atticus Capital...

Och-Ziff and Ivory veterans Launch Matchpoint Investment Management

Last month Raaj Shah and Sean Debow announced the formation of Matchpoint Investment Management Asia with the launch of the Matchpoint Asia Fund. According...

Galena Metals Fund closes to new investments

Galena Asset Management announced its decision to soft close its profitable Galena Metals Fund on September 30th. According to a press release, as of...

Australian Manager to Create Fourth Equity-based Fund

Australian hedge fund manager K2 Asset Management announced its plans to add a new high-alpha global equities fund to the firm’s existing Australia...

GLG Veteran Georges Gedeon launches Mereor Management

Georges Gedeon, a former Executive Director at Goldman Sachs and most recently a manager at GLG Partners from 2002 until March of this year, has founded...

Sanjiv Bhatia forms Isometric Capital Management

FRM Capital Advisors (FCA), a branch of Financial Risk Management (FRM), announced its first investment in an Asian hedge fund. FRM Capital is making...

Baobab Asset Management records Solid Performance Helix Partners receives backing from Ascalon Capital

In this week’s hedge fund spotlight, we look at emerging hedge fund managers Baobab Asset Management and Helix Partners Ltd. Greenwich, Connecticut-based...

Former Marshall Wace partner launching Belay Partners

Daoud Zekrya, a former partner at Marshall Wace Asset Management, is setting up his own European long/short equities hedge fund called Belay Partners....

GLG Partners Launches new fund from its Distressed Strategy

Thanks to an impressive 84% return this year in its distressed strategy, GLG Partners has decided to dedicate an entire fund to the strategy. According...

Absolute Return Partners announces Energy and Carbon Focused NEAS Power Fund

Absolute Return Partners LLP announced this week the creation of The NEAS Power Fund. Scheduled to launch on October 1st, the new fund will apply a relative...

Tyrus Capital Announces Official Launch Date

Tony Chedraoui, the former portfolio manager of the Deephaven European Event Fund, announced a November 1 start date for the launch of his event-driven...

HIM Capital launches financial focused HIM Income Fund

HIM Capital Ltd announced today the launching of their new HIM Income Fund. According the firm, HIM Income Fund will be managed by Nick Brind and will...

Nexar Capital Group launched by Societe Generale Veterans

Three Societe Generale Alternative Asset Management veterans have founded hedge fund management Nexar Capital Group. The new firm will offer a broad...

C12 Capital Management Launches to Manage Barclays’s Troubled Mortgage Assets

On Wednesday, Barclays plc announced that a group of 45 of its bankers were spinning off from its Barclays Capital unit to launch hedge fund manager


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