State Street Axes Small Japan Fund Of Funds

Feb 28 2013 | 10:57am ET

State Street Global Advisors has shuttered a Japan-focused fund of hedge funds.

The firm's SSARIS unit pulled the plug on the Multi-Manager Japan Equity Fund due to its low level of assets, thought to have been around US$10 million, Asian Investor reports. The fund's performance wasn't much to speak of, either: It lost 3.16% in the first six months of last year, leaving it down 1.83% since its inception eight years ago.

The fund was managed by SSARIS CEO Mark Rosenberg and Jim Tomeo, the unit's chief operating officer.


In Depth

Change In 'Accredited Investor' Definition Could Hurt Crowdfunding Space

Jul 25 2014 | 8:14am ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering changes to its 30-year-old...

Lifestyle

David Yarrow On Growing His Hedge Fund And Shooting The Animals And People Of Africa - As A Photographer

Jul 23 2014 | 6:44am ET

While he’s always been a photographer, recent expeditions to Iceland, Ethiopia...

Guest Contributor

The Truth About Track Record Portability

Jul 24 2014 | 5:55am ET

The number of private funds converting to mutual funds has increased significantly...

 

Sponsored Content

    Northern Trust Helps Hedge Funds Navigate Derivatives Regulations

    Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET

    The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…

Publisher's Note