Hedge Fund Helmed By Fink's Son Up 25%

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.


In Depth

Q&A: Omni Macro Fund Bullish On India, Watching China

Mar 4 2015 | 3:35pm ET

Omni Macro Fund was formed in 2007 by Stephen Rosen, previously a prop trader at...

Lifestyle

Hedge Fund Manager Out as Minnesota Wild Minority Owner

Feb 25 2015 | 2:45pm ET

New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone is no longer a minority owner of the...

Guest Contributor

Managing Diversification And Drawdowns In The “New Normal”

Mar 5 2015 | 2:42pm ET

In 2008-2009 diversification alone failed to provide adequate risk management for...

 

Editor's Note