Recent Hedge Fund Launches and Closings

Henry Swieca Starts Swieca Seedling to Launch Protégé’s into Hedge Fund Hyperspace

With his first seeding of Clearline Capital, Henry Swieca is attempting to follow the footsteps of Julian Robertson, the founder of Tiger Management Corp,...

Tudor veteran Andrew McMillan Taps Singapore Lawyer to Head Stewart Asia Investment Ltd

Former Tudor Investment Corp trader, Andrew McMillan, has tapped the head of a leading Singapore law firm as the CEO for his new his new venture, Steward...

Activist investment strategy thriving as investors seek enhanced returns in a difficult economic environment, say RWC’s Wildschut & Soininen

Investors are increasingly looking to specialist activist investing to improve performance. Hedge Fund Research recently reported $3.8bn flowing into...

Brevan Howard’s Tristan Edwards to Mosaic Asset Management; Gains Backing from Woori Absolute Partners & NewAlpha Asset Management

In a joint venture with Woori Absolute Partners and NewAlpha Asset Management, Tristan Edwards, formerly of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, is ready...

Stark Investments Veteran Michael Keough Set to Launch Racon Capital Partners with $35 Million

Milwaukee-based Racon Capital Partners is set to launch after raising $35 million. According to the Business Journal, Racon Capital Partners will be managed...

Keith Anderson's Anderson Global Macro preps for big Launch: Hires Credit Suisse’s Doug Paul

As Keith Anderson’s Anderson Global Macro prepares for its Q1 launch, he has reportedly made a big move by bringing on board Doug Paul as the firm’s...

Former Normura Star Benjamin Fuchs Shines Brightly with his BFAM Partners

Boosted by a 9 percent return in December, former Nomura trader, Benjamin Fuchs’ BFAM Partners catapulted to the top of Asia funds with a 32 percent...

FRM Capital Advisors seeds Toby Bartlett’s Japan focused Arena Capital Management

FRM Capital Advisors (“FCA”), the seeding division of FRM, Man Group plc‘s (“Man”) fund of hedge fund division, has entered into a strategic...

SAC alum set to launch long-short hedge fund

Former SAC portfolio manager, Charles Simonian, has announced that he will launch his own long/short hedge fund in March or April. The new fund, Trove...

Dan Benton’s Andor Capital Management is climbing back to the top

Hedge fund titan Dan Benton returned to the hedge fund scene in 2011 when he re-opened Andor Capital Management. In late 2012, Andor Capital returned...

Dyal Capital Set to Invest in Hedge Funds with $1.28 Billion in assets

The underperformance of hedge funds these past few years is not deterring institutional investors from handing over more than a billion dollars to Dyal...

Veteran Bank Traders set to Launch Cogent Energy Investment Management

The fallout of tougher restrictions on the trading activities of banks continues to yield privately managed hedge funds headed by former bank traders....

Bill Hwang and Tiger Asia Pay Record Settlement in SEC Insider Trading Case

Tiger Asia founder Bill Hwang has settled both criminal and civil charges after pleading guilty to illegally profiting from inside information. As reported...

Hedge Fund Closings on the Rise, Again: Kleinheinz Capital, Edoma Partners, Ridley Park, Apson Capital, and Weintraub Capital

Kleinheinz Capital Partners Inc, Ridley Park Capital LLP, Apson Capital LLP, Edoma Partners and Weintraub Capital Management are among the growing list...

Charles Fernandez finds life after Fairholme with Barnstar Opportunities Fund

Charles Fernandez, who left the helm of Fairholme Capital Management last year, has re-emerged with his own hedge fund he calls Barnstar Opportunities...

Innocap teams up with newcomer Akira Capital to launch the Innocap Akira Commodity Fund LP

Innocap Investment Management Inc. ("Innocap"), a strategic alliance between National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas, has teamed up with Akira Capital...

Facing $520M in Redemptions, Diamondback Capital Management decides to wind down

Diamondback Capital Management announced to its clients today that the firm’s principals have made the decision shut down. The hedge fund has been...

Quant Hedge Fund start-ups reach new high with Increased Investor Demand

Even as quant fund giants such as Winton Capital and Man Group continue to struggle this year, investor demand for more “black-box” hedge funds appears...

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square edges closer to public offering with $2.2 Billion in Investor Commitments

With $2.2 billion in commitments from 120 investors, Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd founder, Bill Ackman is on the verge of realizing his vision of taking...

Portman Square Capital still well short of $500 Million hedge fund launch target

Former Citigroup and Morgan Stanley star trader, Sutesh Sharma is finding the going much rougher than anticipated in the launch of his new venture, Portman...


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