Launches & Closures

Absolute Return Survey of Start-ups with $50m AUM 2004


Fund Name Firm Name Strategy AUM ($M) Based
ADAR Investment Partners Adar Investment Management ARB 425 New York
Aladdin Floating Rate Aladdin Capital Management FLOAT RATE LEV. LOAN 77 Stamford
Anglian Commodities Fund Ltd VegaPlus Capital Partners LLC GM 375 New York
Animi Concentrated Risk Fund Archeus Capital Management MS 225 New York
Axiom Fund Ltd VegaPlus Capital Partners LLC CTA 115 New York
Basso Global Convertibles Fund Basso Asset Management CEA 111 Stamford
Basso Multi Strategy Fund Basso Asset Management MS 750* Stamford
Berens Rubinoff Berens Rubinoff EQ 200* New York
Black River Capital Black River Asset Management MS 2.3bn Minnetonka
Cantillon U.S. Low Volatility Cantillon Capital Management EQ 1.0bn New York
Centrix Loan Participation Portfolio Fund Cogent Asset Mgmt AUTO FIN 112 Fairfield
Contrarian Capital Finance LP Contrarian Capital Management DISTRESSED 68 Greenwich
D.B. Zwirn Special Opportunities D.B. Zwirn & Co. EQ 2.3bn New York
D.E. Shaw Oculus International D.E. Shaw & Co. MS 1.6bn New York
DB Axion Axion Capital/DB Absolute Return Strategies GEQ 65* New Jersey