SAC Up 2.5% In January

Feb 6 2013 | 2:21pm ET

Insider-trading probe or no, SAC Capital Advisors continues to make money for its clients.

SAC's flagship fund rose 2.5% last month, the final month before investors have to turn in their redemption notices, CNBC reports. Despite strong performance last year—SAC returned 13%—the hedge fund expects more than $1 billion in withdrawals due to the fraud probe.

SAC's January wasn't exactly stellar; it was in line with or better than the average hedge fund, which returned between 1% and 2.6% last month, according to industry indices. But it made only half the 5.1% return posted by the Standard & Poor's 500 Index in the year's first month.

Other prominent hedge funds, including Omega Advisors and Jana Partners, managed January returns more in line with the broad-market index.


In Depth

GSAM's Papagiannis: Liquid Alternatives For The Long Run

Apr 21 2017 | 8:44pm ET

Interest in liquid alternatives cooled a bit last year amid a broad shift in investor...

Lifestyle

Aston Martin Returns To Debt Market As DB11 Drives Turnaround

Mar 31 2017 | 5:21pm ET

James Bond’s preferred carmaker is returning to the public debt markets for the...

Guest Contributor

Debunking Conventional Investment Wisdom (Part II)

Apr 17 2017 | 5:56pm ET

The alternative investment industry is currently replete with buzzwords around data...

 

From the current issue of