This Week in Hedge Funds

Most estimates put the hedge funds universe at somewhere around 10,000 strong. Some new players made headlines this week, including funds of funds.

Investcorp’s Credit Opportunities Fund – Bahrain-based fund of hedge funds will invest in mortgage and credit sectors
EverKey Global Fund – long/short emerging markets fund to be launched by Jeffrey Everett
Galleon Group’s existing Asian long/short equity fund – may be moving operations to Singapore
BNY Mellon Enhanced Coefficient Select Fund – a global macro absolute return fund
Bank Street Global Advisors – global macro and statistical arbitrage fund will be launched next month by 20-year-old Kirill Evseev
The Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System – is outsourcing management of its $7 billion assets to several existing managers
International Equine Acquisitions Holdings – is reinventing itself as a racehorse-focused hedge fund
Electranet Fund I – is a new a long/short public equity fund by Electranet Capital, focused on energy
Khamsa Fund – will focus and the Middle East and is expected to launch with $25 – 50m
UBP’s DCO Distressed Fund – fund of funds seeks to raise $300 million to invest in 20 to 25 managers
HFZ Capital Management’s Red Kite Fund – focuses on Asian futures and equity

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