Owl Creek Preps Japan-Focused Activist Hedge Fund

May 31 2007 | 9:54am ET

New York-based Owl Creek Asset Management is reportedly prepping a Japan-focused activist fund to be launched sometime in July.

 The Owl Creek Japan Fund will look to capture alpha in Japanese distressed names and is said to eventually raise $1 billion in assets under management. 

The firm is currently marketing its latest offering to existing domestic and international investors with a pricey minimum investment of $5 million.

Calls and e-mails to Owl Creek were not returned by press time.


In Depth

Q&A: TCA Fund Management's Bob Press on Small-Cap Private Equity

Aug 25 2016 | 8:55pm ET

The emergence of private credit as a replacement for traditional bank financing...

Lifestyle

Kiawah: Island Reversal

Aug 24 2016 | 9:59pm ET

Looking for real estate investments but the typical real estate fare isn’t cutting...

Guest Contributor

Old Hill Partners: Embrace Illiquidity

Aug 9 2016 | 2:39pm ET

The age-old financial concept that higher yields are the result of higher risk and...