Bardin Hill Investment Partners (Bardin Hill), an investment management firm specialising in credit strategies and event-driven equities, has held the final close of the Bardin Hill Opportunistic Credit Fund, LP and a parallel side-car vehicle with total commitments of approximately USD600 million.
Launches & Fundraising
Former EnTrust/Permal investment heads join Jackson Hole Capital Partners to launch new alternatives platform
Jackson Hole Capital Partners, the Tulsa-based asset manager, is launching a new alternatives investment platform to be run by two former investment heads from Permal and EnTrust – Robert Kaplan and Christopher Keenan – who have joined the firm as managing partners.
Marathon Asset Management (Marathon), a global credit investment manager, has held the final close for its Marathon Secured Private Strategies Fund, which was oversubscribed with approximately USD900 million in commitments.
Long/short equity manager Phase 2 Partners launches with seed commitment from Texas Employees Retirement System and PAAMCO Launchpad
Phase 2 Partners (Phase 2), a new financials-focused long/short equity manager investing predominately in the US and Europe, has launched with nearly USD150 million in commitments from multiple investors, including a strategic partnership with leading institutional investors the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) and PAAMCO Launchpad, a subsidiary of PAAMCO Prisma.
Accelerate Financial Technologies (Accelerate) has launched Canada’s first alternative investment portfolio ETF, the Accelerate OneChoice Alternative Portfolio ETF (OneChoice), that will list on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker ONEC on 27 January, 2021.
Elementum Advisors, an alternative investment manager specialising in collateralised natural catastrophe event reinsurance investments, has launched a new mandate with a large institutional investor focused on collateralised reinsurance investments (CRI) with a higher risk and return profile.
Glafka Capital, an FCA-authorised alternative investments fund manager, has launched a digital currency arbitrage hedge fund which will be hosted on a VALK Corda powered platform.
Ed Butchart, former CIO at Sloane Robinson, has joined Kepler Partners alongside a team of three research analysts.
New York-based Marathon Asset Management is zeroing in on a broad range of special situations opportunities arising from the coronavirus pandemic fallout with the launch of a new distressed strategy, the Marathon Distressed Credit Fund.
Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has launched of the SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund LP, which provides mass-affluent investors with an institutional-grade vehicle to gain exposure to Bitcoin.