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Review of hedge fund launches, closures, trends, regulatory and legal events - week 45

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Peak Partners launched a single manager forex fund; ex-Gandhara Capital executive Aileen Chang is starting a new Asia hedge fund named Kriya Uprofish Macro Fund; Trafalgar Capital Advisors partnered with Marylebone Fund Management Group to launch the PreIpo2Ipo fund (bridge financing); GAM A. M. launched a UCITS version of its offshore catastrophe bond fund; Galton Capital is preparing to launch a fund to capitalise on the opportunity offered in sales of distressed US mortgage portfolios; Hermes BPK Partners created an equity long/short FoHFs strategy seeded with $550m from an unidentified European institutional investor; SYZ A.M. is to start a managed accounts platform in cooperation with UBS; New York-based event-driven hedge fund firm Paragon Capital Advisors is launching its flagship offering to institutional investors; Hong Kong-based Rega Technologies plans to launch a China-focused long/short equities hedge fund in January with $40m in initial capital from partners, friends and family; and ex-SEB head of asset management Seppo Leskinen is to start his own advisory boutique in Singapore called Karelia Capital Advisors.

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +2.46% in October (-2.95% YTD), while the S&P 500 increased +10.77% (-0.35% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced +9.54% (+3.25% YTD), the NASDAQ Composite Index climbed +11.14% (+1.19% YTD); and the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index advanced +0.11% (+6.79% YTD) as bonds were mixed; The Bloomberg aggregate hedge-fund index increased 1.4% (-2.9% YTD); Alix Capital’s UCITS Alternative Index Global went up 1.81% (-2.71% YTD); UcitIndex.com’s UCITS HFS Index increased by 0.68% (-4.17% YTD); The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained 2.43% (-3.5% YTD); The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index was up 2.27% (-3.2% YTD); The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1......................

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