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New Managers June 2012

Editorial

Benedicte Gravrand

Welcome to the June 2012 issue of New Managers, Opalesque's monthly monitor of emerging - and re-emerging - hedge fund managers.

In Statistics, Peter Urbani looks at re­search surrounding the old adage Sell in May and go away, and finds that the Buy a CTA strategy might also prove effec­tive. Fundana examines the possible impacts that initial seed deals might have on new hedge fund managers trying to raise more funds - and the choice they face in that department. In Focus, industry experts, including Don Steinbrugge of Agecroft Partners, share their observations on what ex-prop traders bring (or do not bring) to the hedge fund world - and on why the closing down of banks' propri­etary desks might be a boon to hedge funds. 47 Degrees North in 47N warns against founders' shares, which might impinge on the fundamental rights of investors to control their money. Mark Israel of Sapient Global Markets discusses current changes in central clearing and in collateral management, and the hedge fund industry's ability to recycle in Q&A. Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and author, talks about the death of its two seeding funds and the upcoming birth of a new emerging manager product in Seeders' Cor­ner. Mark Mannion, director at BNY Mellon, warns new hedge fund managers against complacency when it comes to upcoming financial regulations in Servicers' Spot.

Then we have the usual recapitulation of recent maiden Launches and a review of the latest views and findings in Perspectives.

Finally, in Profiles, two equity long/short managers ......................

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