Davidson Kempner Healthcare Vet Launches Hedge Fund

Apr 15 2010 | 11:24am ET

A top healthcare hedge fund manager has gone into business for himself. Roderick Wong, who managed Davidson Kempner Capital Management’s healthcare investments for four years, has founded RTW Investments.

The new firm launched its maiden fund on March 1 with less than $100 million. But Wong—who is a medical doctor, to boot—has been managing his own money in the strategy since he left Davidson Kempner early last year, returning 66% over the last 10 months of 2009 and another 18% through the first quarter of this year.


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