DoubleLine May Move Into Stocks

Sep 12 2012 | 11:28am ET

Jeffrey Gundlach knows bonds. But he's mulling an expansion of his hedge fund into stocks, which could include a long/short equity vehicle.

The DoubleLine Capital founder told a Webinar yesterday that the Los Angeles-based firm he co-founded with Philip Barach and which boasts $40 billion in assets despite getting its start just three years ago, may add "a couple" of stock-trading teams over the next few months. Those additions would then be charged with running a long/short hedge fund and a U.S. equity mutual fund.

"I like the way equities are out of favor and I like doing things when they're unpopular," Gundlach told Bloomberg News. "Equities are a superior investment to bonds for an inflation hedge and I like the ability to diversify and broaden the firm."


In Depth

Q&A: Rotation Capital's Rothfleisch On SPAC 2.0

Aug 11 2017 | 7:43pm ET

Corporate actions have long been a staple of event-driven investors, but activity...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

Star Mountain: Private Lending in the Lower Middle-Market

Aug 14 2017 | 4:45pm ET

Private credit has become one of the most popular alternative asset classes in recent...

 

From the current issue of