Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Team of Former Citadel Managers Launch Gladius Investment Group

Bloomberg reports that Pav Sethi has founded Gladius Investment Group and will be launching a volatility-focused hedge fund in April. Mr. Sethi was formerly...

Weavering Capital Fails

Weavering Capital and its Weavering Macro Fixed Income fund were put into liquidation late last week after it was discovered that the bulk of the firm’s...

Mutual Fund Industry Vets to Launch Market-Neutral Hedge Fund

Robert Earl, Richard Weed and Geoff Kelly have founded Vernon Square Capital LLC and are planning to launch its first hedge fund with a market-neutral...

SSG Capital Management Set to Launch in April

Edwin Wong, former head of Lehman’s Asia special situations group, is seeking $500 million to launch SSG Capital Management, an Asia distressed fund,...

Stephen Raneri and Arthur Rosen to launch LionEye Capital

Ramius Capital veterans Stephen Raneri and Arthur Rosen are reportedly in the process of launching LionEye Capital Management. The new hedge fund management...

Former Soros Alums Launch Woodbine Capital Advisors

Woodbine Capital Advisors is launched with $200 million in assets by former Soros Fund Management alums Josh Berkowitz and Marcel Kasumovich. The partners...

Benton Retiring, Andor Closing Down

Andor Capital Management will close this fall and return money to its investors. Andor is a hedge fund spun-off from Pequot Capital Management in 2001....

Turnberry Closing Shop

Turnberry Capital Management LP is set to shut its doors. The hedge fund specialized in distressed debt. They have already liquidated about 70% of the...

Citigroup closes down Old Lane

Citigroup is closing Old Lane Partners, a hedge fund co-founded by Citigroup's current CEO Vikram Pandit. Old Lane has been struggling with the management...

Arrow Hedge and Marret Launch Hedge Incubator

The Accelerator Capital Fund is a new hedge fund incubator fund in Canada. The fund was unveiled by Arrow Hedge Partners and Marret Asset Management who...

Crosslink Raises $400 million for VC and Public Equity Fund

The Deal.com reports that Crosslink Capital has raised $400 million for its new fund, the Crossover Fund V LP. The firm’s co-founder Michael Stark...

Jason Capello’s flagship Merchant Gate hedge fund launches with $650 million

Jason Capello’s Merchants’ Gate Capital LP launched its maiden hedge fund this month, Merchant Gate Capital, with approximately $650 million in assets....

Robert Bishop’s Impala Asset Management launches an alternative energy fund

Impala Asset Management has launched a new hedge fund that invests in the alternative energy sector using a long/short equity fund. Impala’s new fund...

Jeff Altman’s Owl Creek Asset Management to launch Japanese Activist hedge fund

Owl Creek Asset Management is aiming to launch its latest hedge fund sometime this summer. The new hedge fund will reportedly focus on activist investing...

George Weiss & Associates to launch new multi-strategy offering

George Weiss & Associates is expected to start accepting assets from external investors later this year through a new hedge fund vehicle. The multi-strategy...

Galle Global Macro Partners and Cypress Lane wind down

Sri “Wije” Wijegoonaratna recently announced that he will be closing down his hedge fund, Galle Global Macro Partners LLC, by January 31. Wijegoonaratna...

P. Schoenfeld Launches European Event-Driven Fund

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM) launched the PSAM Europe hedge fund this month with approximately $100 million in assets. The European event-driven...


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