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Credit strategies most promising, posted 8th positive month YTD: hedge fund news, week 40

Saturday, October 06, 2012

In the week-ending 5 October 2012, it was reported that AE3 Capital had launched its first hedge fund that will invest in emerging market debt; 36 South Capital Advisors launched its second tail risk fund, the Black Eyrar fund, aiming to protect against black swan and less predictable events with long-dated options; Bryan Garnier A. M. launched the Bryan Garnier Umbrella Fund SICAV; JP Morgan CIO Irene Tse was reported to be leaving the firm to start a hedge fund; the CCA Event Driven Fund launched on the Sciens Managed Account Platform; Taylor Alternative Mutual Funds launched the Taylor XPLOR Managed Futures Strategy Fund.

Hatteras Funds launched a new mutual fund, the Hatteras Managed Futures Strategies Fund; two former Goldman Sachs senior traders will start a hedge fund with at least $50m seed capital from Investcorp; Lansdowne Partners launched a long-only fund for its well-known portfolio managers Pete Davies and Stuart Roden; former Deutsche Bank credit trader Antoine Cornut plans to start his own hedge fund; and Finnish investment boutique FIM launched two funds to capitalize on investor appetite for returns.

Swedish hedge fund Wiborg Kapitalförvaltning closed the Consepio fund due to ongoing macro environment.

The Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index inched up 0.5% in August (+4.1% YTD); The 'Alternative Alternatives' investment funds gained 0.95% (+3.09% YTD); The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index went up 1.11% (+4.73% YTD); The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index closed up 0.47% (+2.51% YTD); The UCITS Alternative Index was up 0.29% in September (+0.98% YTD); The IndexIQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index up 0.49% (+7.45% YTD). And......................

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