Launches & Closures

Huttenlocher’s Myriad finally off the launch pad


Carl Huttenlocher
Former Highbridge man Carl Huttenlocher successfully launched his multi-strategy Asia-focused Myriad Opportunities Fund in December after receiving a go-ahead from the Hong Kong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission.

The regulator decided that accusations levelled by an anonymous complainant against the trader during his stint at Highbridge Capital Management, where he was formerly the firm’s head for Asia, were “baseless”.

The launch was one of the most hotly anticipated for the hedge fund industry in the Asia Pacific region in 2011 given Huttenlocher’s track record at Highbridge – where, during a nine-year run, he