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Opalesque Roundup: More crypto hedge funds launch despite Bitcoin slump: hedge fund news, week 05

Monday, February 05, 2018

In the week ending 02 February, 2018, reports showed that more and more cryptocurrency and blockchain hedge funds are being launched despite the recent pullback of crypto currencies. Sina Nader as raised $50m of the $100m he is seeking for a new cryptocurrency fund of funds; Tim Lewkow and Eli Lang are seeking funds to back Fractal Investments, which invests in crypto-assets. Steve Cohen will return to managing money for outside investors with a new twist; BNP Paribas Asset Management announces the launch of Parvest Global Equity Absolute Return Strategy; Data Capital Management is launching a systematic trading strategy fund; and ARScandinavia AB has recently raised a €30m fund to make early-stage investments in AR companies.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched the JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond ETF; Innovation Shares is lunching Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF, the first blockchain ETF; HSBC Alternative Investments Limited has launched the HSBC Diversified Loan Fund, combining both loan investing and direct lending; PAAM......................

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