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Feb 20 2014 | 1:02pm ET
Yen Liow, a former sector head at Ziff Brothers' hedge fund, has raised $870 million for his long/short equity hedge fund.
Liow launched on and offshore versions of the Aravt Global fund in February, according to regulatory filings.
The launch has been much anticipated since Ziff Brothers announced late last year it would wind up its hedge fund operation to seed new funds; a decision prompted by the impending 2015 retirement of the hedge fund's head, Ian McKinnon.
It is not known whether Ziff seeded Aravt.
Ziff alumni Kenneth Wong and Rameez Saleh have joined Liow at Aravt, as has Wall Street Journal vet Jim Oberman, who has taken a research position with the new fund.
Aravt Global carries a minimum investment of $25 million.
Reached by FINalternatives, an Aravt spokesman declined to comment on the new fund.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…