Goldman Vet's New Japan Fund Profits As Country Reels

Apr 15 2011 | 1:58pm ET

Timing can be everything when launching a new hedge fund, and Masaru Matsumoto could have been criticized for picking just about the worst for a Japan-focused fund.

The former Goldman Sachs trader launched his Hayate Atom Multi Strategy fund on March 15—just four days after the massive earthquake hit his country, causing a tsunami and nuclear crisis and claiming as many as 28,000 lives. But Matsumoto managed a 0.9% return in the second half of last month.


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