VC Giant May Launch $750 Million Hedge Fund

Apr 16 2008 | 7:30am ET

A top Silicon Valley venture capital firm may be taking its first steps into hedge funds.

Sequoia Capital may have begun raising money from its general and limited partners for its first hedge fund, Thompson Financial’s reports. The firm reportedly hopes to raise as much as $750 million for the hedge fund product.

The firm has reportedly been in the market for investors with hedge fund backgrounds since last year.

In Depth

Related-Company Fees: Normal Industry Practice or Conflicted Compensation?

Nov 11 2015 | 4:23pm ET

Regulatory agencies as well as investors are increasingly exploring whether certain...


Ferrari Roars in Wall Street Debut

Oct 21 2015 | 4:28pm ET

Shares of supercar maker Ferrari jumped as much as 15 percent to a high of nearly...

Guest Contributor

Private Debt - What is the Opportunity?

Nov 11 2015 | 3:28pm ET

In this contributed article, Rob Allard, founding partner of Firebreak Capital...


Editor's Note

    Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET

    One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…