Thu, May 25, 2017
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 40

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Former Morgan Stanley MUFG strategist Alexander Kinmont is to launch a long/short hedge fund at Milestone Asset Management; Structured Portfolio Management started a new fund with $125m; BlueBay Asset Management will launch a range of funds to lend to European companies; Phoenix Investment Adviser incepted the JLP Institutional Credit Fund; ex-Gartmore manager Guillaume Rambourg may launch a new hedge fund in Paris called Verrazzano; Emergence, a new seeding vehicle aimed at increasing the number of fund managers based in France, is to launch with Eur100m ($135m) by 2012.

Morgan Stanley launched FX Gateway, a new multi-manager platform; Matrix introduced the fourth fund on its UCITS platform called the Cantab quantitative UCITS fund; Monsoon Capital opened one of the first alternative strategy UCITS IV funds around.

Former Legg Mason absolute return manager Dipankar Shewaram launched Goldbridge Capital Partners, a European asset management company with $100m (£64.3m) of seed capital; and a team of top traders at Moore Capital is to start a new hedge fund venture called Stone Milliner Asset Management.

AR Magazine claimed that American hedge funds’ assets had risen to $1.399tln so far this year; absolute return UCITS experienced a 150% upsurge in assets (to $115.7bn) YTD to June, said HFI (and according to Naisscent Capital, the number of hedge fund and alternative Ucits funds has reached 1,000+).

Man Group sustained its Standard & Poor's ratings despite an 8.5% decline in assets; GLG Ore Hill raised $200m for a large institutional client's credit mandate; ......................

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. Opalesque Exclusive: Time to invest in robotics? (part 1)[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The London-based, Swiss-born manager of the RoboCap UCITS Fund, talks to Opalesque about investing

  2. Investing - Hedge funds have been selling big winners this year, Hedge funds are betting $1 billion that Snapchat shares are going to drop, Here are the biggest bets made by top hedge funds in the first quarter[more]

    Hedge funds have been selling big winners this year From CNBC.com: Hedge fund managers' most popular stock to start the year has been a familiar name that is falling short in terms of performance, while the least popular companies all have been crushing the market. Procter & Gamble

  3. Investing - Third Point's Loeb surfs on as hedge fund washout continues, George Soros has added to his losing bets against the stock market, Hedge funds, VCs and the CIA are throwing money at ex-Bridgewater data scientists' startup, Hedge funds shed retail amid fears of "apocalypse"[more]

    Third Point's Loeb surfs on as hedge fund washout continues From Reuters/Nasdaq.com: Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Thursday that he is still making money even as the hedge fund industry struggles. Loeb, who oversees the $16 billion hedge fund firm Third Point LLC, sa

  4. Investing - Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds, Massive hedge fund trades highlight insider buying: GE, Pentair, Tempur Sealy, Apollo Global and more, Hedge funds big wigs are buying consumer and selling tech, here's the stocks[more]

    Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds From FT.com: Hedge fund magnate Paul Tudor Jones has invested in a brace of artificial-intelligence powered "quantitative" hedge funds, underscoring the increasing acceptance that the industry will need to turn more to technology and away from traditional

  5. Soon hedge fund investors won't bet on a man, they will bet on a machine[more]

    From Forexlive.com: The Wall Street Journal is in the midst of a 17-part series that looks at the rise of quant funds. The AUM and money invested in quant funds still trails traditional asset managers but the gap is closing. What's truly amazing is volume. Quant funds make up 27% of trading vo