This week’s roster of new firms with fund-raising completed, underway, or soon to begin.
Emergent Asset Management will launch its Global FX Fund and Geo Macro Fund this summer.
The Sasco Energy Fund, founded by Todd Esse (co-founder of Sempra Energy Trading), will trade in natural gas.
R3 Capital Partners, header by Rick Rieder of Lehman Brothers, will invest in fixed income securities.
The Africa and Middle East Fund by Insparo Asset Management will take a multi-strategy approach across sectors and currencies.
BlueHawk will be run by Mike Hutchins along with a number of other veterans of Dillon Read Capital Management.
Boris Ehsani of Merrill Lynch is setting up an independent hedge fund shop.
The global Codium Fund will be launched in June.