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New Managers July 2013

Assorted New Managers Articles: County Cork; Australian startups; launches in the Gulf; Signet's funds of hedge funds.

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County Cork's CTA business races out of R J O'Brien stable

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London

A gathering of industry veterans, largely drawn from the managed futures and CTA community lies behind the conference in London this week for emerging managers, the Emerging Manager Forum from Bucky Isaacson and Frank Pusateri. The occasion will see the hard launch of a particularly intriguing new CTA business, County Cork LLC, out of Skokie, Illinois, a thoroughbred coming from the racing stable of R J O'Brien. The futures commission merchant will celebrate 100 years in the business next year, under the directorship of its family, including its founder's namesake, Robert J O'Brien Jr.

R J O'Brien as a firm has had its share of interesting times over recent years, having been bought in 2008 by a private equity group, and then bought back again, at a discount, by the O'Brien family in 2010 in a deal widely described in the US as 'the best futures trade never done in the pit.'

Read the full article here: www.opalesque.com/647011/County_CTA_business_races_out_of_R701.html

 

Family offices and institutions back start-up Australian hedge funds

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Chris Gosselin

Australian start-up managers enjoy a number of capital sources, including family offices and institutional investors, said Chris Gosselin of Australian Fund Monitors (AFM) during the latest Opalesque 2013 Austral......................

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