Tue, Sep 30, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Hedge funds get $9.4bn fresh capital inflows in January: hedge fund news, Week Eight

Saturday, February 23, 2013

In the week ending February 22, 2013, it was reported that former George Soros CIO Keith Anderson would be raising money to launch a new macro hedge fund; New Zealand's first hedge fund-style KiwiSaver scheme was launched last Friday; and Odey A.M. said it was planning to launch a UCITS version of its flagship European hedge fund strategy.

Woori Absolute Partners and NewAlpha A.M. made their first strategic investment in new Singapore hedge fund Mosaic Asset Management Pte Ltd; and Eric Rosen, a credit trader at JPMorgan received a $300m seed investment from Greenwich-based Paloma Partners to launch a hedge fund.

Benros Capital will close shop after Brummer decided to redeem its $300m investment; and HSBC announced it would shut down Sanjiv Duggal’s India-focused hedge fund after its assets shrunk from $300m to $85m by December 2012.

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index was up 2.45% in January; The RBC Hedge 250 index returned +1.62%; The EurekaHedge Hedge Fund Index returned 2.32%; The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index was up 2.07%; All EDHEC hedge fund strategy indices went up in January except for short selling and merger arbitrage; The Canadian Hedge Fund Index ended January up 1.47%; The Emerging manager hedge funds and CTAs gained 1.82%; The UCITS HFS Index was up 1.20%; The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index gained +0.53% through mid-February (2.50% YTD); And The HFRU Global Hedge Fund Index was up 0.63% to mid February (+1.46% YTD).

The Midway Market Neutral Fund posted positive......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Socially responsible investments grow in demand, but performance questions persist[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A study by financial services firm TIAA-CREF showed that interest in socially responsible investing (SRI) is increasing rapidly, but investors are still asking if investing in an SRI strategy

  2. Regulatory - Ireland launches structure for passporting loan origination funds within EU[more]

    From Asiaasset.com: The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has introduced new loan origination capabilities that will offer Asian managers and investors a new structure under the European Union’s (EU’s) Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The new structure will allow the mar

  3. Europe - Ed Miliband's war on hedge funds could damage City of London[more]

    From Telegraph.co.uk: Ed Miliband’s plans to wage war on hedge funds could be potentially more damaging to the City of London than even the financial transaction tax (FTT), senior banking sources warned on Tuesday night. The Leader of the Opposition took aim at a number of industries as part of his

  4. News Briefs - SEC probes Pimco ETF over pricing irregularities, BEPs: Action plan released and UK first to adopt country-by-country reporting[more]

    SEC probes Pimco ETF over pricing irregularities The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Pimco’s pricing of exchange traded funds, the latest cloud to hang over the world’s largest bond manager, which has been dogged by poor performance and management infighting. Pimco on

  5. Outlook - Julian Robertson: There are two bubbles that can bite us[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson gave a warning about two bubbles that could "bite us" at Bloomberg Market's Most Influential Summit. "I agree with the fact that the economy is definitely getting better. I think the cause of that is two bubbles that will