Mon, Jun 25, 2018
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Review of hedge fund launches, closures, trends, regulatory and legal events - week 15

Saturday, April 16, 2011

A roundup of the week’s hedge fund launches, closures, index performance, trends, regulatory, legal, and financial events pertaining to the alternative investments industry.

Last week, we heard of fund launches from Sydney, Australia-based Regal Fund Management which launched the Regal Asian Pearl Fund , an Asian market neutral fund to take advantage of quant opportunities in the region. We also heard of launches from Basswood Capital Management (US long/short equity), Silk Road Management (global companies primarily exposed to Mongolian economy), HFT Capital Management (high frequency trading), MKP Capital Management (credit), and Busara Advisors is launching a customized emerging manager hedge fund of funds portfolio for a Fortune 100 Silicon Valley based corporation.

In UCITS new Och-Ziff Capital Management has launched the Och-Ziff European Multi-Strategy UCITS Fund (multi-strategy Ucits) to invests across a range of strategies, including long/short equity special situations, merger arbitrage, convertible/derivative arbitrage and credit. And “hedged” mutual funds continue to launch, the latest being from Bandon Capital Management, which announced the launch of its Bandon Isolated Alpha Fixed Income Fund, the absolute return long/short fixed income mutual fund

There was one announced fund closure with ReachCapital Management liquidating a number of its offerings, including the ReachCapital International Fund I, ReachCapital International Fund II and ReachCapital European Equity Fund.

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index Index was down -0.1% in March (+1.4% YTD); the Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index down -0.34% in March (+1.21% YTD); the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index u......................

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. Paper: The performance of stocks actively pitched by hedge funds[more]

    Using a novel dataset drawn from investment conferences from 2008 to 2013, I show that hedge funds take advantage of the publicity of these conferences to strategically release their book information to drive market demand. Specifically, hedge funds sell pitched stocks after the conferences to ta

  2. North America - US fundraising for special purpose acquisition vehicles hits record this year[more]

    From AFR.com: Special purpose acquisition vehicles (spacs) are hitting the US market at the fastest rate on record, attracting the likes of Goldman Sachs and hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb for the two largest such deals in 2018. Spacs have raised $US4.5bn so far in 2018, the largest amount fo

  3. Investing - Man Group and AQR try to take aim at private equity industry, Hedge funds poised to be winners in AT&T-Time Warner deal[more]

    Man Group and AQR try to take aim at private equity industry From FT.com: The popularity of private equity investments has prompted asset managers such as Man Group and AQR to devise strategies that aim to replicate PE returns but at a much lower cost to investors. Both companies a

  4. News Briefs: David Stemerman's hedge fund holdings shrank before his run for governor, nvestment manager TSW triggers succession plan, Alan Howard joins Peter Thiel investing in Cologne-based fintech startup[more]

    David Stemerman's hedge fund holdings shrank before his run for governor But the U.S. holdings of Stemerman's Greenwich hedge fund, Conatus Capital, shrank from $2.6 billion at the apex to just over $1 billion before he announced his move into politics. (Hartford Courant) Inv

  5. British Empire: Pershing's 23% discount 'unsustainable'[more]

    From Citywire: The wide discount on Pershing Square Holdings (PSH) is 'unsustainable' and puts star hedge fund manager Bill Ackman under pressure, says British Empire (BTEM). Pershing is the third largest holding in the £850 million British Empire trust, managed by Joe Bauernfreund, which sp