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

Saturday, April 16, 2011

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......................

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