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New Managers October 2018

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  • Global asset management firm Cross Ocean Partners has raised $438m (€382.4m) for its first aviation fund. The manager's Cross Ocean Aviation Fund, which closed on 20, attracted a diverse investor base which includes private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, charitable foundations and family offices.
  • Five months after registering as a private equity manager in China, Bridgewater Associates, L.P. has filed its first private equity fund with Chinese regulators just as the stock market plunged here. The BridgeWater China All-weather Private Equity Fund I will be the first investment vehicle for the Westport, Connecticut-based hedge fund with US$160 billion under management. The first product in China for the firm surfaced as among the list of registered funds with the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) as of today.
  • Malaysia's TA Investment Management has launched its first Chinese equities fund, positioning it as a way to provide investors with exposure to China's growth potential. The TA All China Equity Fund (TACEF) aims to "provide long-term capital growth through investment in equities or equitiesrelated securities of Chinese companies", the firm says in a statement on September 20.
  • Arctic Blue Capital, a quantitative asset manager and subsidiary of H2O Asset Management, has launched H2O Atlanterra, a systematic global equity strategy. H2O Atlanterra benefits from a systematic investment approach that aims to capture volatility and changes of direction on international stock markets. This strategy aims to create alpha and to complement strategic asset allocation, as well as absolute performance solutions.
  • The Luxembourg-based boutique Chahine Capital has expanded its range of funds with the launch of two new strategies, the group has confirmed. The asset manager has added a new eurozone all-cap equity fund and one European equities flexible fund to its existing set of fo......................

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