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Feb 14 2012 | 12:40pm ET
Polygon Investment Partners has opened 2012 with positive, if not spectacular, returns for both of its hedge funds.
The London-based firm's Convertible Opportunities Fund returned 2.69% in January, in line with or slightly ahead of the average hedge fund, according to industry indices. The firm's European Equity Fund returned 0.89% last month, Dow Jones Newswires reports.
The convertible arbitrage fund rose 11% last year, while the European stock fund fell 7.04%.
The two hedge funds manage a combined US$430 million.
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