Thursday, 26 November 2015
Last updated 17 hours ago
Oct 10 2007 | 11:15am ET
The U.K.-based Matrix Group has launched a closed-ended version of its open-ended Asset Based 2 Fund, a fund of hedge funds that invests in 28 underlying managers.
The new closed end fund will invest all of its assets in the retail sterling shares of the Matrix Open Ended Asset Based 2 Fund.
The fund charges a minimum investment £50,000 (US$101,667). The Matrix Open Ended Asset Based 2 Fund has an initial fee of 5% and an annual management fee of 1.9%. There is no double charging of management fees for the new vehicle.
In addition, the firm last month hired Damian Taylor as an assistant fund manager. Previously, he spent three years at ING Barings as a proprietary trader on a risk-arbitrage and equity long/short book and three years setting-up and managing the Mountcashel Fund, a European equity long/short hedge fund with Paul Spence, Matrix’s current CIO.
Matrix was founded in 1987 and currently has more than £2 billion of funds under management including hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and private equity funds.
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…