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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund launches rose in early 2014: hedge fund news, week 26

Sunday, June 22, 2014

In the week ending 20 June 2014, hedge fund launches rose through early 2014 as new launches in Equity Hedge and Event Driven continued to attract new investors, HFR said; long/short consumer-focused hedge fund Pagoda Asset Management plans to launch a fund in Q4; Paul Saferstein plans to launch a hedge fund in Q4 be called Saferidge Capital Partners; Salient Partners has launched its second MLP focused fund; and Incapture Investments is readying a multi-asset class, long/short, systematic hedge fund called Alpha Culture.

Swiss-Asia Financial started a hedge-fund platform in Hong Kong; Incapture Investments is readying a multi-asset class, long/short, systematic hedge fund called Alpha Culture; 36 South’s ‘Black Swan’ plans to launch a UCITS version of its long-volatility structure; and SYZ & CO has launched OYSTER Flexible Credit, a new sub-fund of its Luxembourg Sicav OYSTER.

The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index gained +0.47% in May (+1.30% YTD); The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index< was up 1.13% in May, (+1.86% YTD); And hedge funds returned 1.25 (+2.50 YTD), said Preqin.

Paul Tudor Jones claimed without wide swings in the stock and bond markets, the performance of his fund won’t thrive; Boaz Weinstein’s Saba Capital fell 1.7% this year through May, after dropping about 10% over the two previous years; and India-focused hedge funds returned 17.47% YTD said eVestment.

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