Goldman Launches $1 Billion Seeding Fund

Dec 1 2011 | 1:02pm ET

Goldman Sachs has launched a hedge fund seeding fund, with plans to raise about $1 billion.

The new fund, managed by Kent Clark in New York and Ali Raissi in London, has already made its first investment, handing $100 million to a new hedge fund founded by veterans of SAC Capital Advisors and TPG-Axon Capital Management. The new fund plans to invest in between seven and nine other hedge fund startups.


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