Tag Archives: launches

Hedge Funds Reborn

Forbes – Hedge fund managers (and would-be hedge fund managers) may finally have reason to celebrate this year — new fund launches are on the rise. If they keep up at this pace, it could be the first year since […]

Hedge fund closures still outpace launches

The hedge fund industry continues to shrink — though the pace is slowing a bit, according to the latest report from Hedge Fund Research Inc. During the three-month period ended June 30, the industry saw 182 launches and 292 liquidations, […]

Hedge funds attract $4.5 billion in Aug 2009

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Preliminary reporting from Eurekahedge finds that August marks the 6th consecutive month of positive returns for hedge funds (up 13.1% YTD); hedge funds up 2.6% for the last 12 months, while the MSCI AC World Index […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Opalesque Exclusive: Review of hedge fund launches, closures, indices, trends, regulatory and legal events – week 21

Opalesque – Last week, we heard of fund launches from Galena (energy); Verulam (commodity); Twin Tree; Paulson & Co (distressed property); Abax (Asia macro); Odey (Ucits III); Pictet (agriculture); and Liontrust (European). The Canadian Hedge Watch Hedge Fund Composite Index […]

Assets For Hedge-Fund Launches Fell In ’08

Absolute Return – Assets for new hedge-fund launches fell "significantly" in the U.S. last year as hedge funds had their worst-ever year of performance, according to hedge-fund magazine Absolute Return. "With these results, it’s no surprise that 2008 is being […]