Kirsten Bischoff, Opalesque New York:
Last week, we heard of fund launches from Iridium Asset Management (Asian equity long/short), started by Jason Wang (former GLG manager) and Simon Quirke (former Lionhart manager) and The Eaton Vance Commodity Strategy Fund, which will be co-managed by John Brynjolfsson of Armored Wolf. Environmental focused firm Impax Asset Management will launch an open ended Asia focused fund; while Swedish Adapto targets wind power in its new Adapto Green fund. RoadRunner Capital Management will launch its first hedge fund the Lobo Volatility Fund (market neutral), Octopus plans a European Absolute Return fund, a new l/s healthcare fund will launch courtesy of Davidson Kempner alum Roderick Wong, Pictet has a new UCITS III fund (l/s equity), and ......................
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