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New Managers August 2014

EMERGING MANAGER BULLETIN: Latest developments within the emerging manager community

 

Satori launches zen hedge fund shop

Satori Investment Partners LLC was recently set up in Chicago by five partners, ex- O'Connor & Associates traders, reports ChicagoBusiness.com. The Satori partners won't get to invest and trade until later this year as they're developing a strategy that takes long and short positions in global stocks and stock options. Oh, and their offices have been set up by a Feng Shui consultant, and have a cool video presentation on their website. By the way, "Satori" is a Zen Buddhist word for enlightenment or awakening.

Kyria Capital launches women-only hedge fund shop

As hedge fund assets top $3 trillion, and long/short strategies get more crowded than ever, with every manager hunting for even the tiniest bit of alpha, a new firm has emerged that claims its own edge - women. A recent Rothstein Kass study showed women-owned and women-managed hedge funds (collectively "women-run") posted annualized returns through the financial crisis and recovery of +6.0% versus the HFRX Global Fund Index performance of -1.1%, according to the latest white paper from Kyria Capital Management.

Kyria is composed solely of women managers, and managing partner Kristina Koutrakos says that she's designed the fund to showcase the strength of female managers...

Many of the top performing female managers fall within asset size limits as other emerging, and most often male, hedge fund managers. On an investment basis this allows them to exhibit traits of an emerging manager - nimbleness, and dynamism within the portfolio. This is overlaid with a female approach to diversification, risk management and trading decisions that adds to the outperformance of these funds.

"We're seeing interest from investors who want greater diversity in their management teams, but they......................

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