Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers for 2014 Revealed; PointState Capital, Soroban Capital and Corvex Management lead the way

The Top Emerging Hedge Fund Manager list has undergone its annual refresh and the new list now includes emerging managers that oversee $60.5 billion in...

Ziff Brothers Investment seeds Long/Short Equity focused Hehe Kontiki Capital

Ziff Brothers Investment LLC will become a primary investor in a Honk Kong-based hedge fund that will launch in the next couple of months. According to...

Top TMT firm Joho Capital and Scout Capital prepare to close

Two multi-billion hedge funds, Joho Capital ($5B) and Scout Capital Management ($6.7B), announced recently that they are closing down.

Joho...

Petrella and Siminerio’s Pineview Asset Management prepares for launch of Technology, Media & Telecom Hedge Fund

Hedge fund veterans Larry Petrella and Michael Siminerio are gearing up for the launch of their recently founded firm’s first hedge fund. Pineview...

Tim Attias and Santiago Alarco’s Canosa Capital on closes in $1 Billion AUM in Less than a Year

Within just one year of its launch, Canosa Capital LLP is expected to surpass $1 billion in assets under management. According to Bloomberg News, the...

Adam Sender's Exis Capital Management to Close after 16 Year Run

Exis Capital Management Inc is closing its doors after 16 years. According to the Wall Street Journal, inside sources have confirmed that founder Adam...

Small Hedge Funds Scramble for Survival from the Scraps of Large Hedge Funds

In the hedge fund industry, size is everything, at least based on the huge disparity in the amount of assets moving into large hedge funds versus smaller...

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Dip Slightly; Corvex Management sees significant growth; PDT falls

The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers dropped marginally to $57.7 billion from $59.1 billion in U.S. equity assets, according to the latest...

China Taps Winton Capital, Oak Tree, Citadel, Man Group, Canyon & Och-Ziff for Foreign Investment Quota

In an effort to accelerate reforms to its capital account and open foreign investment to Chinese institutional investors, China has approved six foreign...

Diamond Capital founder Richard Schimel makes a comeback with Sterling Ridge Capital Management launch

Within just 12 months after shuttering Diamondback Capital Management, Richard Schimel is back leading a new hedge fund, Sterling Ridge Capital Management,...

Goldman Sachs Investment Partners Set to Launch Asia-Focused Oryza Capital Hedge Fund

Riding a wave of new money surging towards Asia-focused opportunities, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners plans to go big with a new Asian hedge fund Oryza...

AQR Capital Management Attracts Big Investors with Beta focused DELTA Hedge Fund

Just as the hedge fund industry appeared to be finding its alpha again after several years of underperformance, a new strategy is emerging seeking “beta”...

Michael Karsch Ready to Move On from Karsch Capital Management

Citing a desire to explore new career opportunities, Karsch Capital Management founder, Michael Karsch has told investors he will shut his firm’s doors...

Newly Founded Hedge Fund Firms see Jump, while overall New Fund Launches are Down in 2013

After hitting a peak in 2010, new hedge fund product launches have been steadily declining and are on pace in 2013 to record the lowest number of new...

Tiger Global veteran Wang Chen launching Serenity Capital hedge fund

Serenity Capital, which was founded by Wang Chen in May of this year, is in the process of launching its flagship hedge fund. The new fund will focus...

Added Ex-Morgan Stanley Trader George Kounelakis to launch ENA Investment Capital

The revolving door of former bank proprietary traders continues to spin out new hedge funds, with former Morgan Stanley proprietary trading head, George...

Bill Ackman Steers Pershing Square Capital towards another Billion Dollar Activist Stake

On the heels of two high profile, but unsuccessful single-stock investments, Pershing Square Capital Management founder, Bill Ackman is once again eyeing...

John Rende launching Copernicus Capital Management; Bolstering the Bay Area’s roster of Healthcare Hedge Funds

Weintraub Capital Management veteran John Rende has recently founded Copernicus Capital Management with plans to launch the firm’s flagship hedge fund...

Former UBS Hedge Fund Manager Expands MST Capital’s Reach in Asia-Pacific

Former UBS trader, Gerard Satur, expects to expand on his success managing MST Capital PTY’s $160 million global macro hedge fund by launching a new...

Kingdon Capital veteran Geoff Swerdlin forms Partes Capital Management

Geoff Swerdlin has founded Partes Capital Management and is preparing to launch the firm’s flagship hedge fund this fall. New York-based Partes Capital...


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