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New Managers May 2012

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NewAlpha: Emerging manager 'asset class' is gaining traction

NewAlpha: Emerging manager 'asset class' is gaining traction

NewAlpha Asset Management was established in 2003 to provide institutional investors access to emerging alternative investment managers through dedicated funds of funds. NewAlpha is a subsidiary of OFI Asset Management, which manages around €48bn.

Since inception, Paris-based NewAlpha has concluded 17 strategic partnerships and invested a combined total of over $720m with early stage managers located throughout the world. The latest "generation" of managers seeded by NewAlpha since 2008 currently manages more than $2.4bn after receiving $250m in seed capital.


Antoine Rolland

The award-winning firm has been pretty busy over the past year. It invested in Blue Rice Investment Management (BRIM)'s Asian Credit Fund in May 2011. It made its 16th strategic investment with PAMLI Capital Management LLC, a New York-based hedge fund management firm focused on global credit investments in June 2011. That same month, NewAlpha and Singapore-based alternative investment manager Woori Absolute Partners together said they would launch an Asia-based investment vehicle which would seed emerging hedge fund managers and be marketed to qualified investors in Asia and Europe. In November 2011, NewAlpha made its 17th strategic investment with Heieck Siebrecht Capital Advisors (HSCA) AG, a ZĂĽrich-based hedge fund management firm focused on German equities.

In July 2011, Finance Innovation, a Paris-based research group dedicated to financial services, said it would launch the first seed money fund, called EMERGENCE, to focus on young asset management companies in France.......................

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This article was published in Opalesque's New Managers a top-down monthly analysis, news and research publication on the global emerging manager space.
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