Sohn To Launch Hedge Fund Within Credit Suisse

Jan 5 2012 | 2:34pm ET

A top Credit Suisse banker will launch a hedge fund for the bank's clients.

Albert Sohn, head of securitized products at the firm before his moved to Credit Suisse Asset Management this month, will run the hedge fund with as many as four other employees, Bloomberg News reports. The new fund, which will debut this year, will manage money on behalf of Credit Suisse clients, and not the bank's own capital.

Sohn's move comes after a difficult year for his former division, which underwrote only two U.S. residential mortgage-backed securitizations last year. Credit Suisse shuttered its U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securitization unit in October.

In Depth

Financial Industry Blockchain Consortium R3 To Open-Source Platform Code

Oct 20 2016 | 9:03pm ET

Bitcoin's blockchain technology has spawned a flurry of activity among fintech startups...


U.S. Trust's Beard: The Rapid Growth of the Art Lending Industry

Oct 7 2016 | 10:55pm ET

Alternative investment managers have emerged as some of the most significant art...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing – Tips for Your Initial Sales Meeting

Sep 29 2016 | 5:46pm ET

There are two main goals a hedge fund should have for an initial in-person sales...