‘The Big Short’ Author Sued for Defamation
Michael Lewis, who wrote the best-seller “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” about the mortgage meltdown, has become the target of a lawsuit by an asset manager he wrote about in the book.
Ivory Leaves FrontPoint
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--One of the hedge fund firms in the FrontPoint Partners LLC multi-strategy group has cut ties there, following industry rumors of an impending breakup. Ivory Investment Management LP announced that it has reached an agreement with FrontPoint to end a collaboration that began in mid-2003. According to a...
FrontPoint Partners Hires Two Roberts from Clinton Group
GREENWICH, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)--FrontPoint Partners LLC, an investment management firm with a stable of alternative investment products incorporating by its own count nine strategies, is adding a 10th--creating a credit relative value team--it announced. The new team, to be headed by Robert Wenzel and Robert Smalley, will be headquartered in New...
Guarnieri and Soutar Leading Frontpoint's Asia Effort
GREENWICH, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)--FrontPoint Partners, LLC announced that it has added both Japan and Asia Pacific long/short equity teams, which will operate under the leadership of...
FrontPoint Adds Ivory Capital Team
GREENWICH, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)--FrontPoint Partners LLC announced that it was partnering with Ivory Capital Group LLC, a U.S. long/short equity manager based in Santa Monica, Calif. Focused...
FrontPoint Aims for Retail Market
GREENWICH, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)--FrontPoint Partners LLC moved to boost distribution for its lineup of hedge fund strategies with the hiring of two marketing and sales executives. Jack...
FrontPoint Appoints Morgan Stanley Exec as General
GREENWICH, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)-FrontPoint Partners LLC hired Arthur J. Lev as a partner and its general counsel. Mr. Lev previously was managing director, general counsel and secretary...