Cornell Endowment Head To Launch $150 Million Hedge Fund

May 13 2010 | 3:33am ET

The outgoing head of Cornell University’s endowment plans to apply what he’s learned as an institutional investor to running a hedge fund.

James Walsh, who will leave the Ivy League school at the end of June, will launch Cayuga Capital Partners the following month with $150 million. The London-based firm aims to appeal to institutions by spreading out its fees over a three-year period.


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