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New Managers December 2017

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  • Dan Sundheim, the former chief investment officer at Viking Global Investors, is expected to launch a hedge fund next year, according to Business Insider . It has previously been reported that the fund, a long-short equity fund called D1 Capital, could raise more than $1 billion when it launches next year. But according to multiple people in the hedge fund world that Business Insider spoke with, the fund could raise multiple billions, with one person putting the figure at $4 billion to $5 billion on day one.
  • Kenanga Investors Bhd recently launched its first artificial intelligence fund Kenanga Global Multi Asset Fund. This fund aims to deliver absolute returns in any market condition by diversifying into global index futures with a long/short strategy. The new fund is the first of its kind in Malaysia, leveraging the breakthroughs in AI to identify profit opportunities from short-term predictive relationships in pricing and volume data. It then constructs portfolios with a focus on capital preservation based on forecasts of instruments' movements.
  • BNY Mellon Investment Management has launched a new multi-asset income fund. BNY Mellon's Dreyfus Corporation will serve as the investment adviser of the Fund and Newton Investment Management (North America) Limited serves as the Fund's sub-investment adviser. Paul Flood and Bhavin Shah will be the primary portfolio managers
  • Bitwise Investments announced a passively managed index fund comprised of the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, ......................

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