Tuesday, 1 December 2015
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Oct 5 2010 | 6:26pm ET
BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink's son, Joshua, made his father very, very proud with an exceptionally strong September for his hedge fund.
The younger Fink's Enso Capital Management rose 14.5% last month, lapping both the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, which added 8.9%, and most, if not all, of its fellow hedge funds. Enso, which manages about $200 million, is up about 25% this year, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Like many of last month's winners, Fink profited from his bullish bets. His conviction was spurred by the companies Enso spoke with, who proved less bearish than most about commodity consumption. Over the summer, Enso boosted its exposure.
Big positions in commodity stocks drove Enso's performance, according to the Journal.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…