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Oda of Point72 Launching His Own Fund

December 10, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Tomofumi Oda, who was a portfolio manager at Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, will be heading out on his own at the end of this year. He will take the fund he started a year ago with him, Blue Swell Asset Management, which will continue to bet on the behavior of Japanese securities. Oda ran […]

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Former Cohen Manager Snagged by Millennium

March 23, 2017 Marcus Black In the News

One of the largest hedge funds in the industry, Millennium Management, recently hired Ariel Masafy, an ex-portfolio manager for Steve Cohen’s alternative investment firm. Masafy worked predominantly with consumer stocks. He worked for Cohen since 2011, managing about $11 billion. Employment changes by portfolio managers is of great concern to Wall Street observers. Poor showings […]

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Citadel, Point72 and Pershing Square Grew Well in 2014

January 13, 2015 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In general it was a slow year for hedge funds, but not for everyone. Chicago-based Citadel was able to take what was a challenging year for most funds and turn it into a year of excellent growth.  Citadel’s equity hedge fund realized over 23 percent returns, while their multi-strategy flagship funds, Kensington and Wellington had […]

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