Digital Assets Report

Launches & Fundraising

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to seed more startups

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Canada’s largest pension fund, will seed more startup hedge funds this year as part of a plan to diversify its investments, according to a report by the Financial Post. The CPPIB, which manages $570

LexShares closes USD100m litigation finance fund

LexShares, a tech-enabled leader in litigation finance, has held the oversubscribed closing of the LexShares Marketplace Fund II (LMFII), a USD100 million fund dedicated to investments in commercial legal claims. LexShares’ deployment of the fund will be overseen by new

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital launch Article 9 Fund

Qblue Balanced (Qblue), a Copenhagen based asset manager, and Heptagon Capital (Heptagon), a London based asset management firm, have jointly launched an Article 9 equity fund – ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’. The fund went live with USD140.5 million on

Ex-Elliot and Indaba duo to launch activist hedge fund

Adam Katz, a former Elliot Investment Management executive, and Andy Dodge – ex-Induba Capital Management – to launch a mid-cap focused activist hedge fund according to Bloomberg. Capital-riaisng is said to be already underway for the new fund, which will

Hayfin exceeds EUR2bn target for Special Opportunities Fund III

Alternative asset management firm Hayfin Capital Management has exceeded its EUR2 billion target to invest via its Hayfin Special Opportunities Fund III. The successful fundraise comprises Fund III, which has reached a final close, and related separately managed accounts. Hayfin

Anchorage closes USD7.4bn flagship fund

Hedge fund Anchorage Capital, a major player in distressed debt investing, is closing its USD7.4 billion flagship fund, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Anchorage, which has around USD30 billion in assets, hasn’t specified a date for

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