Kirsten Bischoff, Opalesque New York:
Last week brought a welcomed surge in hedge fund launch announcements. We heard of fund launches from Javelin (a $31m global l/s equity), Union Capital Management (l/s equities), LNG Capital (European high-yield debt), United Capital Markets (debt), Cygnus Asset Management (Europe-focused, event-driven), Jabre Capital (event driven). Two UCITS announcements were in the news this week with news of the Merchant Capital’s Global Resources Fund and Quant Global Equities Fund and Canadian investors will have a shot at investing in Blackheath’s volatility arbitrage fund. Meanwhile, John Meriwether hopes the third time is the charm with the launch of JM Advisors’ two funds (global macro).
Also launching hedge funds is Resco Funds, which ......................
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