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Marathon Asset Launches Europe-Focused Hedge Fund

Jan 28, 2014
Jing Chen

Hedge fund firm Marathon Asset Management has launched a new fund dedicated to distressed debt in Europe.

The New York Times reported that the $530 million fund opened on January 15 and will begin with investments in Spain, Germany and Ireland. The New York-based firm plans to purchase non-performing loans from local banks, distressed real estate loans and mortgage-backed securities.

This is Marathon’s second Europe-focused fund; it launched its first in 2011 with $1 billion in capital.

With additional offices in London and Singapore, Marathon has approximately $11 billion in assets under management.

 

 

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