DKR Snags Yale Prof. For New Fund

Oct 27 2006 | 12:02pm ET

Owen Lamont, a professor of finance at the Yale School of Management, is joining asset management firm DKR Fusion as a portfolio manager.

Stamford, Conn.-based DKR Fusion, the systematic trading unit of $3.7 billion DKR Capital, has brought Lamont onboard to help run a soon-to-be launched equity market neutral hedge fund.

The new vehicle, which will be managed by a group of academics led by Pascal Magnollay, is the fourth offering by the Fusion team, which now has approximately $830 million in assets under management.

Lamont, who joined Yale in 2003 from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, is a specialist in short-selling.


In Depth

Q&A: Decathlon Capital On Revenue-Based Alternative Lending

Oct 30 2017 | 3:49pm ET

The explosion in private credit activity since the end of the financial crisis is...

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

Saxby: Not All EBITDA Is Created Equal

Nov 30 2017 | 8:02pm ET

Record levels of dry powder are driving competition among private equity firms to...