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Trouble in court for Gupta, Greenlight, Paulson, Tiger, Moody’s – and other hedge fund news, Week 5

Saturday, February 04, 2012

In the week-ending February 3, 2012, it was reported that Deutsche Bank is preparing to launch a fund to snap up investors’ illiquid of damaged holdings in hedge funds; London-based Ruby Capital Partners launched a pure litigation fund in the UK; two former senior traders at Credit Suisse revealed their plan to launch a stocks and derivatives hedge fund this year; Strategic Value Partners raised $918m for its largest distressed-debt fund, Strategic Value Special Situations Fund II, that will invest in underperforming assets; Todd Edgar will start the Atreaus Capital hedge fund in May; Legg Mason Global Asset Management has launched Permal Hedge Strategies Fund, a fixed income focused multi-manager, multi strategy fund of hedge funds; Ader Investment Management has launched Accelerator Fund Partners, an innovative funding platform for hedge funds; U.S. systematic manager Monsoon Capital started to offer its model-driven Asian systematic trading hedge fund strategy to European investors; and ML Capital will launch a Global Macro UCITS fund and Systematic Emerging Market UCITS fund using the MontLake Platform.

Mark Cuban’s Galileo fund that bets on sports closed down; and one of London’s longest-running hedge fund managers, Boyer Allan Investment Management, is finally shutting down.

All strategies in the Greenwich Investable Hedge Fund Indices were down in 2011 except for arbitrage and long/short credit; The Parker FX Index up +0.49% in December (-2.62% in 2011); The Opalesque A SQUARE Index lost -0.93% (est.) (-7.14% in 2011): And the Credit Suisse Liquid Alte......................

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