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Heavyweight institutional investor group alerts SEC about “unfinished business”, SEC reviews accredited investor definition – and other hedge fund news - Week 7

Saturday, February 18, 2012

In the week-ending February 10, 2012, it was reported that former TCI and Citadel duo Masroor Siddiqui and Bruce Emery had teamed up to launch their own global long/short equity fund on May 1; Reyl Asset Management launched two new UCITS IV compliant long/short funds; Merchant House said it has a new UCITS fund in advanced stage of approval with the Central Bank of Ireland after launching the Merchant Astor Long/Short UCITS Fund last month; and Marshall Wace GaveKal launched the MW GaveKal China Fixed Income Strategy UCITS fund that will invest in debt instruments denominated in RMB, HKD or SGD.

Korea’s Truston Asset Management is set to launch a pan-Asia long/short equity fund; former Goldman Sachs trader Taimur Hassan is planning to start a commodities hedge fund this year; HSBC announced the launch of High Net Worth & Institutional share classes for its HSBC Next Generation Fund; Queenscliff Partners started the initial phase for the launch of its flagship hedge fund offerings; Ranodeb Roy is raising $1bn to start a new hedge fund firm, RV Capital Management; Steve Alperin and Sara Fleiss have rolled out an event-driven volatility arbitrage offering focused on emerging markets called Emeth Partners; hedge fund pioneer William Bollinger came out of retirement and announced plans to launch a new fund in Singapore; and Open Door Capital Group is to launch its first hedge fund, the China Absolute Return Fund, next month.

January 2012 offered a positive start for hedge funds with the Barclay Hedge Fund Index up +2.93%, and the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up +2.05% during the month; the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index recorded a positive performance of +1.30%; the HFRX Absolute Return Index was up +0.56%; the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index jumped up +2.34%; the RBC Hedge 250 Index gained +1.66%; the Barclay CTA ......................

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