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Apr 15 2011 | 1:56pm ET
Edoma Partners' first full quarter in business was quite a forgettable one.
Literally: The hedge fund, which debuted late last year, did essentially nothing from January through March, rising just 0.2%, Bloomberg News reports. The average hedge fund is up about 1.5% on the year.
Edoma, founded by former Goldman Sachs proprietary trading chief Pierre-Henri Flamand, is one of the largest hedge fund launches since the start of the financial crisis. The fund raised $2 billion from investors before closing to new investors almost immediately.
London-based Edoma is one of at least four new hedge funds launched in recent months by Goldman prop. trading veterans.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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