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Opalesque Roundup: The world's top hedge funds will not accept money just from anybody: hedge fund news, week 31

Monday, August 06, 2018

In the week ending 03 August, 2018, the WSJ wrote that all the money in the world can't get you into some of the world's best hedge funds, and investors who can't get into these high-return exclusive funds are opting for the next best thing. Man Group reports net inflows of $8.3 billion in new assets in the first half of 2018 while GAM said that all subscriptions and redemptions in its unconstrained/absolute return bond funds have been suspended; and Och-Ziff succeeded in pulling in fresh capital for a second straight quarter, with $1.2 billion in net inflows.

OP Investment Management is partnering with L Squared Management to launch Long-Term Leader Fund I SP; Heitman has raised $338 million for its Heitman Asia Pacific Property Investors fund; Brevan Howard plans to launch a new $750 million fund directly managed by a group of traders; Neville Kahn is preparing to launch a turnaround fund with Nathaniel Meyohas called Blandford Capital; BlackRock launched the China A-Share Opportunity Private Equity Fund; Renaissance Investments Managers has launched a hedge fund on the theme of India's economy; former senior Bridgewater trader Erick Quay launched his Quay Capital hedge fund lat......................

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