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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......................

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