Highbridge Asia Chief Out, To Launch Own Hedge Fund

Mar 1 2011 | 12:48pm ET

Highbridge Capital Management has pulled the plug on its $1.4 billion Asia Opportunities Fund as manager Carl Huttenlocher prepares to leave the firm.

Highbridge has been racing to sell off most of Huttenlocher's portfolio, which includes some $550 million managed for the firm's flagship fund, since late last week, when he informed his bosses of his plan to quit. Already, $1.4 billion of holdings have been sold.


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