Hedge Funds

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.

Hedge Funds Podcast-12/23/14

December 23, 2014

Nathaniel Baker discusses this week’s issue on Bloomberg Radio. Click here to listen. 

Fed Grants Two-Year Volcker Rule Reprieve

December 23, 2014

Banks got a reprieve from the Volcker Rule that will let them hold onto billions of dollars in private-equity and hedge-fund investments for at least two more years. The Federal Reserve granted the delay Dec. 18 after banks said selling the stakes quickly might force them to accept discount prices.

Health Care Funds EcoR1, venBio Best Performing in 2014

December 22, 2014

By Simone Foxman Oleg Nodelman’s EcoR1 Capital, the $206 million healthcare-focused equities fund, gained more than 62 percent this year through November, according to an investor. That places it as this year’s best-performing U.S. hedge fund with more than $100 million in strategy assets, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Hedge Funds Podcast-12/16/14

December 17, 2014

Nathaniel Baker discusses the latest hedge fund news on Bloomberg Radio. Click here to listen.

Ex-SAC’s Health-Care Fund Gains 45% in First Year

December 16, 2014

BY SIMONE FOXMAN Nikej Shah’s health care-focused hedge fund Mountain Brook Capital Management gained 45 percent in its first 12 months, according to two people briefed on the matter. The $46 million fund rose 3.6 percent in November to bring 2014 gains to 43 percent, the people said. Hedge funds that make long


Family Office Special Supplement

December 9, 2014

Bloomberg Brief brings you insights from managers about their investment decisions and philanthropic endeavors, along with rankings of the 50 biggest multi-family offices. Read outlooks for the year ahead from Paul Sedgwick of Frank Investments, Charles Gowlland and Chris Bates of Smith & Williamson, Lorne Baring of B Capital and

Hedge Fund Podcast-12/9/14

December 9, 2014

Click here to listen to Nathaniel Baker discuss the latest hedge fund news on Bloomberg Radio.