AIG and Larch Lane form hedge fund seeding venture


As seeding takes centre stage for many looking to capitalise on early-stage returns, AIG Investments and Larch Lane Advisors have formed a joint venture to make seed investments in hedge funds. Other newly launched seeding ventures include FRM Capital Advisors, which is backed by fund of funds group Financial Risk Management and Sonar Group's Harbour Capital Partners.

Robert Discolo

The new venture will target hedge fund start-ups, teams leaving established hedge funds, and established hedge funds in need of restructuring. The joint venture, which will harness Larch Lane's specialisation in hedge fund seeding and AIG's fund