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Nomura Holdings’ Asia-focused hedge fund gains 32% on credit bet: hedge fund news, week five

Saturday, February 02, 2013

In the week ending February 1, 2013, Man Group's FRM Capital Advisors made a significant investment in a Japan-focused hedge fund launched by Arena Capital Management; Schroders is to launch the Sirios US Equity fund through its UCITS global alternative investor access platform in February; Aronson Johnson Ortiz, a $20bn quantitative-equity manager, started its first hedge fund, AJO Emerging Markets Hedge Fund; and Milltrust added a Southeast Asia focused fund to its recently launched suite of UCITS IV funds (the new fund, the Milltrust ASEAN Fund, will be managed by Lion Global Investors).

The Parker FX Index was up 0.17% in December (-1.12% YTD); The UCITS HFS Index finished the month up +0.48% (+3.55% YTD); The Opalesque A SQUARE Index gained 0.63% in December (+2.92% in 2012); And The Newedge CTA Index fell 2.84% in 2012.

Nomura Holdings’ Asia-focused hedge fund run by Benjamin Fuchs outperformed last year with 32% gains on credit bets; multi-strategy SMI Opportunities was the highest performing hedge funds in Canada in 2012, records showed; Exis Capital’s hedge funds registered 7.19% in Q4-2012 bringing profits for 2012 at 14.77%; IKEN Capital’s new commodity hedge fund is up more than 7% since its "soft" launch in June 2012; and Swiss short-term trading shop Amplitude Capital’s Klassik Fund was slightly down in December 2012 (-0.17%) but was up 17.35% for 2012.

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