Hedge Funds

Tudor Said to Start Event Fund With Harvard’s Dabora

February 10, 2015

BY KATHERINE BURTON Paul Tudor Jones is getting into the business of investing in companies going through mergers, spinoffs and restructurings. The $13.5 billion Tudor Investment Corp. is hiring Emil Dabora to run the new global strategy, according to a person familiar with the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm. Dabora joins from Harvard University’s endowment where

Hedge Funds Podcast-2/3/2015

February 3, 2015

Editor Nathaniel Baker on Bloomberg Radio. Click here to listen.

Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies Class of 2010

February 3, 2015

Three partners are scheduled to leave Azentus Capital Management Ltd, the fund started by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. proprietary trader Morgan Sze, at the end of March, leaving the $615 million Azentus Global Opportunities Master Fund with two partners, Bloomberg News reported last week. The story cited a person who had seen

Bloomberg Brief Launches Innovative Publishing Platform

February 2, 2015

Bloomberg Brief Newsletters has now rolled out its new publishing platform to all subscribers globally. Utilizing the very latest technology our custom built platform ensures you can read and interact with the award winning Bloomberg Brief newsletters as easily as possible. The design automatically changes depending on whether you are on a mobile,

Ex-Scout Capital Partners to Launch Equities Fund

January 27, 2015

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Jeff Helman and Jeff Hoffner, former colleagues at Scout Capital Management, are starting a stock-focused hedge fund firm called Engle Capital Management, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The new firm hired Aili Areng, who had been chief financial officer for the now-defunct Wing Lake Capital, for the

Hedge Funds Podcast-1/20/15

January 20, 2015

Bloomberg Brief Hedge Funds editor Nathaniel Baker on Bloomberg Radio.Click here to listen.

Swiss Franc Trade Wipes Out Everest’s Biggest Fund

January 20, 2015

BY KATHERINE BURTON Marko Dimitrijevic is closing his largest hedge fund after losing virtually all its money last week when the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly let the franc trade freely against the euro, according to a person familiar with the firm. Everest Capital LLC’s Global Fund had about $830 million in assets as of

Tide Point Assets Quadruple as Fund Gains 18% in ’14

January 13, 2015

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Christopher Winham’s Tide Point Capital Management saw its assets surge from $145 million to $609 million in 2014, as it reaped gains in consumer transportation, materials and energy stocks, according to a letter to investors. The firm’s main fund, Tide Point Partners, gained 1.3 percent in December, pushing the year’s

MARKET CALLS: Managers’ Best Ideas For 2015

January 6, 2015

Jacob Gottlieb, chief investment officer of $6.5 billion Visium Asset Management, is long discretionary consumer stocks, as consumer confidence is at its highest since the fall of 2007. Gottlieb’s long ideas include Skechers U.S.A. Inc., American Airlines Group Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., Yum! Brands Inc. and Jack in the Box Inc..     “I think the

Hedge Funds Podcast-12/30/14

December 30, 2014

Nathaniel Baker discusses the latest Hedge Funds news in the last podcast of 2014. Click here to listen.