Wolver Hill To Launch Japanese Fund of Funds

Sep 22 2006 | 12:09pm ET

New York-based Wolver Hill Asset Management has joined forces with the former head of Deutsche Bank’s Japan hedge fund brokerage to launch a US$500 million Japan fund of hedge funds.
 
Bloomberg News reports that Ed Rogers’ Rogers Investment Advisors is helping to raise the money for Wolver Hill, mostly from the U.S.

Rogers told Bloomberg that the fund, the Wolver Hill Japan Multi-Strategy Fund, is the first FoHFs in Japan open to U.S. investors. It will invest with between 10 and 20 Japanese hedge funds, with half of its assets in equity funds and the other half in arbitrage offerings.


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