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New Managers May 2013

Seeders' Corner News Review

KeyQuant's new UCITS fund seeded by Emergence

KeyQuant SAS, a systematic investment management company established in December 2009, launched the swap-free Key Trends UCITS Fund, the firm's first UCITS IV-compliant vehicle, with initial assets of €30m. Emergence, a French-based seeding platform created in early 2012 and backed by nine major French institutional investors, is the source of the Fund's initial €30m investment. NewAlpha Asset Management, based in Paris, serves as Emergence's investment manager on the seed investment in the Key Trends UCITS Fund. (press release). NewAlpha was interviewed for New Managers last year.

Vinci made first seeding investment earlier this year

Brazilian asset manager Vinci Partners, which office in New York (Vinci USA) is an incubator for emerging hedge fund managers, made its first investment earlier this year, reports Financial News. After interviewing 80 managers, it teamed up with Paul Tudor Jones' Tudor Investment Corporation to invest in a start-up firm headed by Nigel Whittaker, formerly Tudor's head of emerging markets corporate credit.

Infovest21: Many family offices and small funds of funds are seeding hedge funds under the radar

(This article was published in Opalesque's Alternative Market Briefing (AMB) on May 10, 2013).

In a special research report called "Start-Ups, Seeders and Strategic Stakes" (April 2013), Infovest21 analyses ......................

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