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Opalesque Exclusive Top 100 alternatives managers control more than $3tln in assets: hedge fund news, week 30

Saturday, July 28, 2012

In the week-ending 27 July 2012, it was reported that former Nomura Holdings managing director Jean-Noel Payer was planning to launch the biggest Asian hedge fund this year with $250m in assets; another former Nomura trader Patrick Boyle announced he would start a hedge fund with backing from Stanley Fink’s ISAM Management; Scott Ferguson will be leaving Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to launch his own hedge fund; Swiss management company Entrepreneur Partners launched an equity long/short hedge fund that will invest in German-speaking countries; and Citadel head of securities unit Patrick Edsparr is to start a hedge fund that would invest in Asian corporate loans sold to European banks. Renaissance Asset Managers unveiled plans to launch a UCITS Russian infrastructure fund.

The Emanagers Total Index was up 0.9% in June (+2.84% YTD); The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index rose +0.11% (+2.0 YTD); The Morningstar reports hedge fund index fell -0.9% (+1.6% YTD); The Parker FX Index was down -0.99% (-1.35% YTD); And the Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index dropped -1.53% on asset weighted basis (-8.45% YTD).

Independent investment advisor Armada Capital Pan-Latin said it had posted strong performancein the first half of this year; two of Savile Finance Group’s funds, the Savile Opportunity Fund International and the Savile Opportunity Fund were up last month with +1.04%(+4.69% YTD) and +1.12% (+4.62% YTD) respectively; JANA Par......................

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