Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Cheyne hires Giampoaoli, Launches Equity Macro Fund

Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP announced this week that it has hired Jorge Giampoaoli as a partner and portfolio manager. Mr. Giampoaoli will be...

Mellon Capital Launching Commodity Hedge Fund

Mellon Capital Management has announced plans to launch a hedge fund in August. According to an article from Reuters, the new fund will be the company’s...

Former Deephaven PM Announces Tyrus Capital

Tony Chedraoui, the former head of global event-driven investments at Deephaven Capital Management before it closed its doors, announced that his new...

Roc Capital, Largest Hedge Fund Launch of 2009 will open with $1.2 Billion

Newly formed hedge fund Roc Capital Management announced that it has raised over $1 billion for its projected July start date. Roc Capital was formed...

Contrarian Cap Veteran to Launch Mudrick Capital Distressed Fund

Mudrick Capital Management is in the process of launching the Mudrick Distressed Opportunity Fund LP. According to Dow Jones, the fund has already raised...

NASDAQ OMX and CRD Analytics Launch New Index Tracking Corporate Sustainability Performance

New Benchmark Tracks Companies Taking the Lead in Sustainability Performance Reporting - NEW YORK, June 15, 2009 -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ)...

Brevan Howard Spins off Traders to Manage New Funds

Brevan Howard announced their plan to spin off a group of credit and currency traders to manage two new funds, according to Bloomberg.

The...

Och-Ziff to Self-Fund New Hedge Fund Offerings

Och-Ziff has announced that it will use its own capital to seed as many as two new funds. According to HedgeWeek, this unusual move is part of Och-Ziff’s...

GLG Partners Entering Retail Market

GLG Partners is planning to offer a series of alternative UCITS funds to retail investors in the United Kingdom later this year. According to an article...

Jeffrey Gendell Launching Tontine Total Return Hedge Fund

After a humbling 2008, Jeffrey Gendell’s Tontine Partners is in the process of launching a new total return hedge fund. According to an article from...

Helios Announces India-Focused Equity Fund

Singapore-based Helios Capital Management announced plans to raise $50 million in capital for a “Slumdog Millionaire” fund that will invest in undervalued...

Manatuck Hill Partners Spinning-Off From Pequot

The investment team that manages Pequot Capital Management’s small-cap focused Pequot Scout Fund is spinning off from the troubled firm to create Manatuck...

Paulson Launching Real Estate Recovery Fund

With $29 billion under management and $2 billion earnings this year, Paulson & Co. is planning to launch a new hedge fund that will invest in the distressed...

Vets of Perot's Troubled Hedge Fund Launch Twin Tree

Michael Presley and John Sawyer are in the process of launching Twin Tree Capital Management, a volatility trading focused hedge fund. Mr. Presley and...

Saturday Spotlight: Union Avenue Advisors

In this Saturday’s HedgeTracker Fund Spotlight, we look at emerging hedge fund manager Union Avenue Advisors. The firm is an emerging markets focused...

9 Months Later, Ospraie’s Anderson Plans Return to the Commodities Game

Ospraie Management is looking to launch two new commodity-focused funds in July. In September of last year, the firm was forced to close its former flagship...

Satellite Asset Management Ceases to Orbit

Bloomberg reported this week that hedge fund manager Satellite Asset Management is in the process of winding down after poor performance and heavy client...

Ospraie and BNP veterans to launch Commodity-Focused Verulam Resources Hedge Fund

Bloomberg reports that Andrew Suckling and Russell Plackett are in the process of launching hedge fund manager Verulam LLC. The firm’s flagship fund...

Samena Capital Management Launching Japan Equities Hedge Fund

Samena Capital Management will be launching the Samena Japan Absolute Return hedge fund, which will invest long and short in Japanese equities. As reported...

Goldman Trader Announces Launch of Cypress Lane Capital

Former Goldman Sachs Group trader Shafiq Karmali has announced plans to launch a long/short Asian-focused hedge fund called Cypress Lane Capital. The...


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