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New Managers November 2017

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  • OP Investment Management Ltd., an Asia hedge fund platform, has partnered with Marinius Research to launch Marinius Fund, a Caymandomiciled hedge fund for professional investors. Managed by Portfolio Manager Richmond Lee, the Fund seeks to generate absolute return and capital appreciation while maintaining volatility at a controlled level
  • Eaton Vance Management has partnered with Oaktree Capital Management to launch the Eaton Vance Oaktree Diversified Credit NextShares Fund. The fund will establish investment exposures to credit markets around the world by investing in high-yield bonds, senior loans, convertibles, real estate debt securities, corporate structured credit and emerging-market debt. Eaton Vance has filed a registration statement for the fund with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Two years after launching an energy fund, credit specialist Avenue Capital Group expects to raise around $1 billion for a similar portfolio that will focus on distressed assets in the power industry, company co-founder Marc Lasry said, according to Reuters . Investors have committed roughly $500 million to the new portfolio, Lasry, whose company has around $9.6 billion under management, said at the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit in New York
  • Santiago Jariton, a former money manager at George Soros's family office, is planning to start a hedge fund focused on stock bets in Latin America with anchor investments from two of the billionaire's sons, according to Bloomberg . Jariton, 37, who oversaw Latin America equity investments at Soros Fund Management until May, is expected to start the long-short equity fund in February with a maximum of $250 million under management, including money from Jonathan and Robert Soros, said one of the people, who asked not to be named because the matter is private.
  • Former Citadel portfolio manager George has launched a new cryptocurrency fund on Typhon Capital's Argos......................

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