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Hedge funds get last call for Form PF – Opalesque hedge fund news - Week 13

Saturday, March 31, 2012

In the week-ending 30th March, 2012, it was reported that Waterstone Capital Management, a Minnesota-based credit hedge fund manager, is launching a distressed debt fund; ex-Sprott manager Jean-François Tardif is coming out of retirement to run a new closed-end hedge fund for Toronto-based First Asset Investment Management; New York-based Empiric Asset Management will launch a fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of energy MLPs next month to outside investors, said HFMWeek, which also reported that Tradex Global Advisors, the $100m Connecticut-based FoHFs manager, will launch a domestic version of the Liquid 50 offshore fund; that Notz Stucki, the $7.3bn FoHF, plans to launch a FoHF focusing on the global distressed sector later this year in response to ongoing bank de-leveraging; and that Thierry Lucas, who was a portfolio manager at $5.7bn Eton Park Capital Management until last summer, will debut his new fund on 1 May. Schroders is preparing some global macro launches; Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners is seeking $750m for a fund that will purchase existing private-equity stakes; and ex- Morgan Stanley trader Neal Shear and ex-UBS commodities head Jean Bourlot are starting Higgs Capital Management LLP, a commodities hedge fund in London.

The Opalesque A SQUARE Index gained 1.52% in February, bringing the cumulative return for the first two months to 3.76%; The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index returned 0.7%, bringing the YTD return to 2%, illustrating what Lyxor calls 'a strong come-back from hedge f......................

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