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

GSAM’s Papagiannis on Liquid Alternatives

May 25 2016 | 5:07pm ET

The popularity of liquid alternatives strategies has blossomed in recent years,...

Lifestyle

From Modern Trader: Stephen Curry is a Black Swan

May 18 2016 | 7:43pm ET

What do the rise of the Internet, the sinking of the Titanic, 9/11, and Stephen...

Guest Contributor

LendingClub and the Question of Internal Hedge Funds

May 19 2016 | 8:42pm ET

Peer-to-peer lending platform LendingClub Corp. has been in the news since the firm...