Wednesday, 24 September 2014
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Dec 1 2010 | 12:12pm ET
Investors eager to buy in to a pair of listed hedge fund run by two of Europe's biggest names are running out of time.
The subscription period for Brevan Howard Asset Management's Credit Catalysts Master Fund ends in one week. Those hungering for some shares in CQS's first listed hedge fund have eight days to ante up.
Both funds will be listed in London, and both will offer investors retail access to existing funds managed by the firm. The Brevan Howard fund will invest in the firm's year-old Credit Catalysts fund, while CQS' offering is a fund of fund of funds, investing in its Diversified fund, which in turn invests in five underlying CQS funds.
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