Monday, 20 October 2014
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Apr 16 2012 | 1:30pm ET
The latest Tiger cub is more like an artic fox.
Tiger Management has seeded a new hedge fund helmed by the former head of Norway's sovereign wealth fund. Tiger, headed by ur-seeder Julian Robertson, is backing Trient, an asset manager bought last year by Knut Kjær and Dag Løtveit.
New York-based Tiger will take a share of the fees earned by the new global macro hedge fund, the Financial Times reports, although precise details of the agreement were not available.
"Teaming up with Julian Robertson and Tiger gives us a flying start," Kjær told the FT.
Kjær helped set up and ran Norges Bank Investment Management, which oversaw some US$600 billion of Norway's pension and foreign exchange reserves. He left the group in 2008. Løtveit was global head of allocation strategies at the SWF.
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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