Morgan Stanley

Tsukasa Shimoda to Start Japan-Focused Fund

March 28, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Former fund manager at Morgan Stanley Asset & Investment Trust Management Company, Tsukasa Shimoda, will be opening a Japan-oriented hedge fund on April 1st. The fund will take advantage of an increasing desire to invest in what is now the world’s second largest equity market. Shimoda’s fund will be called the UMJ Galleyla Fund and […]

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Morgan Stanley’s FundLogic Alternatives Climbs as European AR Funds Fall

August 30, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Fitch Ratings, European Absolute Return (AR) and Multi-Asset Flexible funds have lost momentum this month. European AR funds dropped 2.5% and Flexible funds fell 7.6% in just the first three weeks of August. “Making up for the 2011 losses has become a major challenge for many AR and Flexible funds,” Manuel Arrive of […]

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Financial Crisis: Good News for Citigroup?

May 30, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge Funds Helping Banks Just because on one side of the coin things can look disastrous, does not mean that this will be the case for the other side of the coin. In fact, just by looking at various big name banks, one can see how the financial crisis may have in some way been […]

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FrontPoint Partners to Launch Five New Strategies

February 17, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

FrontPoint Partners, Morgan Stanley’s hedge-fund unit, has plans to use its $2.6 billion FrontPoint Multistrategy Fund to launch five new strategies. The relative value, global-emerging markets and global equity long/short strategies of the fund were cut as a result of undesirable performance.   In October of last year Morgan Stanley and FrontPoint decided to have […]

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Morgan Stanley Grants Independence to FrontPoint

October 20, 2010 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Well it has happened, FrontPoint is going on its own as Morgan Stanley has ceded control over the hedge fund to its managers 4 years after it bought the firm. Managers at FrontPoint, led by co-chief executive officers Daniel Waters and Michael Kelly, are set to receive a majority stake as the asset manager and […]

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