Alphatraxx departures as fund of funds launch is delayed

New fund-of-funds company plans to announce new hires as several partners contemplate returns to Wall Street firms.

Alphatraxx has announced that the launch date of its Asian fund of hedge funds is to be put back by three months.

The announcement coincides with news that four of the original partners have left the firm.

As entrepreneurs know in establishing an alternatives operation, in business you eat what you kill. That long process of setting up a cashflow positive venture reportedly put pressure on the finances of some of the partners.

COO Richard Norris, risk manager Michael Schulz,...

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