Third Point Adds Analyst

Aug 6 2009 | 10:19am ET

Activist hedge fund shop Third Point has hired a Carlyle Group analyst to bolster its distressed debt team.

Scott Leslie joins the New York-based firm after a stint as an associate with Carlyle’s buyout division, Third Point founder Daniel Loeb told investors in his second-quarter letter. At Third Point, Leslie will serve as an analyst covering distressed debt.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Leslie worked at the financial sponsors group at Credit Suisse, focusing on leveraged finance.


In Depth

GSAM’s Papagiannis on Liquid Alternatives

May 25 2016 | 5:07pm ET

The popularity of liquid alternatives strategies has blossomed in recent years,...

Lifestyle

From Modern Trader: Stephen Curry is a Black Swan

May 18 2016 | 7:43pm ET

What do the rise of the Internet, the sinking of the Titanic, 9/11, and Stephen...

Guest Contributor

LendingClub and the Question of Internal Hedge Funds

May 19 2016 | 8:42pm ET

Peer-to-peer lending platform LendingClub Corp. has been in the news since the firm...