Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Aug 8 2012 | 6:37am ET
Hedge funds generally did well in July and MKP Capital Management’s were no exception.
The investment manager’s global macro fund, the MKP Opportunity Fund, was up 1.34% on the month, bringing its YTD gains to 4.66%. The $2.3 billion vehicle is managed by MKP founder and CEO Patrick McMahon.
The firm’s $1.9 billion structured credit strategy, MKP Credit, managed by Anthony Lembke, was up 2.75% in July, bringing its YTD gains to 6.5%, a source familiar with the returns told FINalternatives.
MKP, with $4.9 billion in assets under management, is based in New York and has an office in London.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
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