Posner, Ex-D.E. Shaw, To Launch Hedge Fund With Golub

Jan 19 2011 | 5:06am ET

Former D.E. Shaw Group distressed investing chief Daniel Posner is still launching his own hedge fund, but he isn’t doing it alone. Posner has joined credit investing firm Golub Capital and will launch a hedge fund joint venture alongside it.

The Posner/Golub fund will debut in the second half, the Financial Times reports, employing a long/short strategy. It will be Golub’s first-ever hedge fund.

Posner will serve as president and chief investment officer of the still-unnamed joint-venture, which will be separate from Golub. The firm plans to use its lending expertise to give it a leg up in the distressed markets.

Posner left D.E. Shaw in November, after the firm laid off some 10% of its staff in the wake of investor redemptions. A spokeman for D.E. Shaw said his departure was unrelated to the layoffs. During his nine years at the firm, he led the firm’s Portfolio Acquisitions Unit after a stint as global head of distressed and credit markets. Prior to joining D.E. Shaw, Posner worked at hedge fund Intermarket Corp. and in the distressed debt and special situations group at UBS Warburg Dillon Read.


In Depth

Part II: Roubini Talks Risk, Recovery And The Threat Of A Triple Dip Recession

Oct 21 2014 | 12:41pm ET

In the second half of our interview with Nouriel Roubini, FINalternatives editor...

Lifestyle

Balyasny Pays Over $6M For Lakefront House

Oct 22 2014 | 10:29am ET

A venture headed by hedge fund manager Dmitry Balyasny just paid $6.2 million for...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Funds Weather A Data Management Perfect Storm

Oct 22 2014 | 12:28pm ET

From a regulatory standpoint, nearly every development since the crisis has placed...

 

Videos

Editor's Note

    Guidelines for Guest Articles

    Oct 22 2014 | 9:46am ET

    We are always looking for guest articles from hedge fund managers and buy-side firms.

    If you are interested in submitting a contributed piece for possible publication on FINalternatives, please take a look at the specs. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

October 2014 Cover

Deeply flawed risk benchmark

Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.