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Quantitative hedge funds control one-third of industry assets: hedge fund news, Week 15

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Quantitative hedge funds control close to a third of the $2.3tln hedge fund assets, Hedge Fund Research reported. In other related news of the week ending April 8, 2013, Man Group’s unit AHL was said to be planning to launch several funds, make new hires and introduce sweeping reforms; Mariner Investment launched the Mariner Incubation Fund; John Paulson is to launch a new hedge fund for investors ‘looking to mitigate income taxes’; former Carl Icahn’s health care investing executive Carl Denner is to start an activist health care hedge fund; activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb is to launch a new hedge fund focused on buying Greek assets; Ultimate Classic Car Fund Capital Management launched the Ultimate Classic Car Fund; Swiss hedge fund Tiberius took over the VCH Natural Resources Fund; and former T. Rowe Price top stock picker Kris Jenner raised more than $100m for a hedge fund that will invest in health-care and biotechnology stocks.

HFMWeek.com reported that former Goldman executive Buckley "Buck" Ratchford had launched a credit hedge fund with $150m; former Clough Capital Seth Daniels is preparing to launch a new fund backed by a Canadian investor; and former Ebullio Capital co-portfolio manager Greg Cain launched a discretionary CTA program that focuses on metals and energy.

5:15 Capital Management announced it would close its $1bn flagship fund after substantial redemptions from investors.

The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index rose +1.2% in March (+3.9% Q1); The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +1.74% (+4.80% YTD);......................

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