Jeffrey Ubben

Jeffrey Ubben is the co-founder and CEO of ValueAct Capital, an activist hedge fund based in San Francisco, California. He is known as a “friendly” activist, generally working with companies in some form of distress, which stands in contrast to industry heavyweights such as Carl Icahn or Bill Ackman. Notable activism campaigns include Martha Stewart […]

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Chase Coleman

Charles Payson “Chase” Coleman III is the founder and managing director of Tiger Global Management, a global long/short equity hedge fund. He is a Tiger Cub, protégé under Julian Robertson at Tiger Management. Chase Coleman started his career in 1997 after college, working for Julian Robertson at Tiger Management (he grew up with Julian Robertson’s […]

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Israel Englander

Israel Englander is the founder of Millennium Management, a global hedge fund founded in 1989. Israel Englander started his career with Kaufmann, Alsberg & Co., a trading, investment banking, and brokerage firm, where he focused on trading convertible securities and options. In 1977, he formed a floor brokerage house, I.A. Englander & Co. in which […]

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Barry Rosenstein

Barry Rosenstein is the founder of JANA Partners, a New York-based hedge fund specializing in event-driven and activist investing founded in 2001. JANA generically employs value-focused long/short strategies but frequently engages in activist campaigns (including ConAgra, PetSmart, Apache, URS, Safeway, Ashland, Marathon Petroleum, McGraw Hill, Walgreen, CNET, Kerr-McGee, Bristol-Myers, EQT and many more). Barry Rosenstein […]

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Jeffrey Gundlach

Jeffrey Gundlach is the founder of DoubleLine Capital, a fixed income fund headquartered in Los Angeles with over $109 billion of AUM as of June 30, 2017. Jeffrey Gundlach started out his career with a stint at Transamerica and became an investment manager for TCW Inc. He was the head of the $9.3 billion TCW […]

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Paul Singer

Paul Singer is a hedge fund manager and founder of Elliott Management Corporation. Elliott specializes in distressed debt acquisitions and activist investing. While Elliott is more recently known for public activism, it is most well-known for investment activities in distressed sovereign debt, namely in Peru (’96-’02), Congo (’07-’08), and Argentina (’11-’16). Most notably, when Argentina […]

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Julian Robertson

Julian Robertson is a legendary investor who has helped launch some of the most successful careers in the hedge fund industry. He founded one of the earliest hedge funds, Tiger Management, in 1980 and returned external capital back to investors in 2000. Since then, he has been managing his own book and seeded several hedge […]

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Lee Ainslie

Lee Ainslie is the founder and head of Maverick Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund in Dallas, Texas. He is a Tiger Cub, protégé under Julian Robertson at Tiger Management. Lee Ainslie started his career in management consulting at KPMG and after business school, he worked at Tiger Management. When he was 29 years old […]

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Steve Cohen

Steven A. Cohen is a hedge fund manager and the founder of Point72 Asset Management and S.A.C. Capital Advisors. S.A.C. Capital was established in 1992 and after the firm pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in 2013 (no charges against Steve Cohen himself), the firm returned outside capital and became Point72 Asset Management, a family […]

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Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Louis Ross, Jr. is a distressed asset investor and a former investment banker known for restructuring bankrupt companies in manufacturing and steel industries. He has been nominated for United States Secretary of Commerce of Trump Administration. Since the late 1970s, Wilbur Ross worked at the New York City office of N M Rothschild & […]

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