Blackstone Group ramps up hiring for big launch of the Blackstone Senfina Advisors hedge fund

September 3rd, 2014
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Following more than 5 years of planning, global financial behemoth Blackstone Group is set to launch its newest venture, Blackstone Senfina Advisors. According to the Wall Street Journal, Blackstone Group is marshaling its massive resources to recruit top tier trading talent who will be organized into separate management teams, each staked with at least $100 million that can be leveraged up to four times.

Senfina Advisors’ trading teams will be headed up by former top traders, including Ziff Brothers Investments veteran David Briggs and Serengeti Asset Management veteran Billal Sikander, among others.

Each team at the emerging manager will be given wide latitude to pursue their own investment ideas within the multi-strategy hedge fund, focusing their efforts on finding opportunities for big and concentrated investment bets. The trading teams, which are expected generate long-term returns in excess of four percentage points above market returns, will be compensated with a flat fee plus performance bonuses.
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S2 Capital Management
Related People: Seth Buchalter; Steven Fortuna
Related Entities: S2 Capital LLC; Stratix Asset Management*; S2 Capital Fund
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings; Hedge Fund Launches and Hedge Fund Closings


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