The week after the long Easter break saw only a few launches including those by Emerald Orient Investment Advisors, which is set to launch a Greater China dedicated hedge fund (technology and consumer focus). Natixis Alternative Investments announced an event driven UCITS fund, Citadel hired Jamil Nazarali and Matt Cushman (both formerly of Knight Capital Group) to lead a new effort in quantitative trading, and Renaud Saleur left Jabre Capital (on good terms) to bring his fund to Duet Group.
Trafalgar Asset Management announced that it will close its flagship fund, the $450m Trafalgar Catalyst Fund, as a result of "material" investor redemption requests.
Hedge funds have started to report their first quarter performance and Trafalgar’s Global ......................
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