Sat, Jul 2, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

SAC and Apple sagas continue, hedge funds cash in on yen trades: hedge fund news, week seven

Monday, February 18, 2013

In week ending February 15, 2013, Coatue Management announced it would launch a $300m hedge fund that will invest in high-growth, pre-IPO start-ups; Toronto-based hedge fund manager Spartan Fund launched the Noble Bay Energy Fund; Duet Asset and former Credit Suisse Latin America chief Pedro Chomnalez started their first hedge fund, the Merchant Opportunity Fund, that focuses on non-financial assets and private equity in Latin America; Deepak Gulati quit as head of global equity proprietary trading at JP Morgan to launch a hedge fund; U.S. Fleet Tracking CEO Jerry Hunter said he plans to launch a new hedge fund this year based on an algorithm he created; and Racon Capital Partners reported that it raised $35m to launch its first fund. Saba Capital and Reservoir Capital together seeded hedge fund startup Camares Capital.

The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up +1.6% in January; The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up 2.69%; The Barclay Hedge Fund Index gained 2.84%; The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index expanded 2.62%; The Newedge CTA Index grew 1.46%; And the Barclay CTA Index was up 1%.

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs said that hedge fund investors had redeemed a net $14.2bn in 2012, reversing a $50.7bn inflow to the industry in 2011; investors redeemed at least $1bn from Winton Capital as ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge, Hedge funds were most bullish on bonds since 2004 before Brexit, Surprise Brexit vote unleashes scramble for dollars, High-yield hit on Brexit but no panic selling, Scientist turned hedge fund founder lured to pound, euro, Hedge fund avoids commodities, posts big gains[more]

    Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge From HITC.com: Bullish positions in gold and volatility and well-timed short bets on China and emerging markets, among other areas, were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday as markets digested Britons' s

  2. Manager Profile - A 26-year old hedge fund manager called Brexit — here's what he thinks about the historic vote[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Taylor Mann is not your typical fund manager. The twenty-six year old Texas A&M graduate manages Pine Capital in Larue, Texas (population 160), where he resides with his three-year old daughter. Also atypical compared with many of the largest funds out there, Mann makes

  3. Chesapeake Partners to liquidate hedge fund amidst 'hostile environment'[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Chesapeake Partners Management, the hedge fund run by woman fund manager Traci Lerner said it would return investors’ money after 25 years because the market environment has become "hostile" to manage other people’s money, reported

  4. Europe - George Soros says Brexit has ‘unleashed’ a financial markets crisis, Brexit—what we know, Will the UK’s departure be a ‘soft-Brexit’ or a ‘hard-Brexit’?, Brexit: Six-point action plan for asset managers[more]

    George Soros says Brexit has ‘unleashed’ a financial markets crisis From Bloomberg.com: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has “unleashed” a crisis in financial markets similar to the global financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, George Soros told the European Parliament in Bruss

  5. Hedge Fund Due Diligence Exchange offers complete due diligence reports at $1500[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: HFDDX is offering complete alternative investment due diligence reports at $1500 US. Industry professionals can simply go to www.hfddx.com and indicate their interest in sponsoring one or more DD Reports for $1500 each.