Here’s where we note hedge fund launches from the last two weeks. New hedge funds are indeed appearing at a slower rate, at least in Europe, as the Financial Times reports based on numbers from EuroHedge.
Three new funds from VCM Fund Management (UK) will invest in alternative energy, macro futures and emerging hedge fund managers.
A hedge fund from Paulson & Co. will invest in banks and other financial services firms.
The Noroton Event Driven Opportunity Master Fund (Connecticut) invests in corporate credit.
A real estate hedge fund from Donald Trump Jr. will invest in luxury properties in India.
The EFA Allenbridge Strategic Alpha Fund is a fund-of-funds from the Allenbridge Group (UK).
The RQS Market Neutral Fund is from Roxbury Capital Management (California).
The CZAR+ Fund is a sugar-focused fund from Armajaro Asset Management (UK).
The Southridge Market Neutral US Fund (New York) will invest in US stocks.
Mitsubishi Asset Brains Co. is planning a fund-of-funds.
Bay Hill Capital Management (Boston and San Francisco) has launched its first hedge fund.
A fund-of-funds from Swiss Capital Alternative Investments (Zurich) will invest in real estate globally.
The Distressed Hybrid Fund of Funds is from Unigestion (Switzerland).
The Leveraged Absolute Return Fund is a feeder fund from Corazon Capital (Channel Islands).
The AXA Rosenberg Global Advantage Long/Short Fund is from AXA Rosenberg Investment Management.
GSA Capital’s (UK) Alpha Capture Fund has launched and will have another round of fund-raising this Fall.
Allianz Global Investors (Germany) has launched a commodities fund, Allianz Commodities Strategy.
Coronation International (UK) has launched the Prism Fund, a multi-asset fund-of-funds.
The Credit Opportunity and Pathfinder Funds are from Hegemony Capital Management (Florida).