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Japanese pension funds want to invest more in hedge funds and alternatives, Man Group rises 14% – and other hedge fund news, Week 17

Saturday, April 28, 2012

In the week-ending 27 April, 2012, it was reported that Man Group would launch a computer-driven government bond hedge fund, Man Systematic Fixed Income fund; BlackRock joined hands with China's sovereign wealth fund CIC to launch a multi-billion dollar China-focused investment fund; three veterans, Eli Combs, Matt Meehan and Jim Plohg, launched a global credit opportunities hedge fund firm called MeehanCombs; RK Capital Management said it plans to launch a hedge fund that will bet only on rising metals prices and raise $1bn; State Street Global Advisors launched two currency strategies on Deutsche Bank's dbSelect liquid hedge fund platform; Taler Asset and Systema Capital launched a multi-strategy hedge fund SYSTEMA Trend Fund Limited; former Nomura Managing Director Arthur Roulac announced the launch of a first hedge fund; and Kelvin Woo and Joe Zhang said they would leave GLG Partners to set up their own Asia-focused macro hedge fund.

Oriel Asset Management, the asset management boutique of Oriel Securities, plans to launch a UCITS IV fund to be managed by founding partner David Urch; Russian firm Troika Dialog launched two Luxembourg-based UCITS funds with $50m each in seed capital; SWM Swiss Wealth Management launched a UCITS-compliant fund of hedge fund, CB-Accent Lux Alternative Alpha Evolution; Pan Reliance Capital Advisors plans to a launch a multi- strategy fund of funds under a UCITS platform; Vulpes Investment Management launched an algorithmic strategies group for a new family of investment funds; and Bryan Garnier launched a UCITS IV hedge platform for European investors to access boutique US hedge funds.

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