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Texas Teachers, Indiana Police, Georgia State and Tokyo AISIN make headways in hedge fund investments – and other hedge fund news - Week 8

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Opalesque Exclusive: Texas Teachers, Indiana Police, Georgia State and Tokyo AISIN make headways in hedge fund investments – and other hedge fund news - Week 8 In the week-ending February 24, 2012, it was reported that Doug Barnett’s Quest Management had announced his plan to launch a pan-Asian ex-Japan hedge fund, the Greyhound Asia Fund; former Gartmore star manager Guillaume Rambourg will launch two European long/short funds at his new venture Verrazzano Capital Partners; former Sloane Robinson manager Rupert Dyson set up Edale Capital and is preparing to launch a European long/short equity hedge fund in the next few months; and Currency Group has launched an alpha/beta split currency fund, Principal Global Investors Funds Multi Strategy Currency Fund.

Alix Capital has introduced the UAIX indices, a new family of benchmarks tracking the performance of single UCITS hedge funds strategies; former Kingon Capital executive Kyu Ho is scheduled to launch a pan-Asia long/short equity hedge fund on March 1; and the Seoul Metropolitan government has announced plans to launch a $886m fund of funds to support its new economic projects.

One of Hong Kong’s oldest hedge fund firms Doric Capital, has shut down its decade-old Asia ex-Japan long/short equity fund and plans to focus on managing its small-cap strategy.

Triple A’s Director Paul Smith said the firm is planning to end its hedge fundseeding activities; but Grosvenor Capital Management launched a seeding fund, Grosvenor Emerging Managers’ Fund.

The EDHEC Convertible Arbitrage Index was up +2.22% in January; the Emanagers Total Index gained +2.72% after losing -1.6% in 2011; the MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index increased +1.9%; the Scotia Capital Ca......................

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