Hedge Fund Launches And Re-Openings Surge; Top December And Notable 2009 Hedge Fund Performers

Top 10 hedge fund performers in December: York, Moore EM, Russian Prosperity Fund (yes, the same fund that was scraping the bottom of the barrel a year ago), Paulson Credit, Castlerock, Moore Global, SR Global, Platinum, Paulson Enhanced and Owl Creek.

Notable 2009 performers:

  • Paulson Credit: 34%
  • York: 45%
  • Maverick: 24%
  • Moore Global: 22%
  • Tudor: 15%
  • Brigade: 40%
  • Davidson Kempner Distressed: 45%
  • Brevan Howard: 19%

Also, the number of hedge fund reopenings and launches surges. It is good to see that the hedge fund crew has not lost its market top-ticking skills after a year of disuse.

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