Mark Carhart flies, Paul Tudor Jones limps, and John Paulson tumbles

January 23rd, 2015
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Many Hedge Funds in 2014 had down years, but Paul Tudor Jones, founder of Tudor Investment Corp. and Mark Carhart, Chief Investment Officer of Kepos Capital LP saw maneuvered succesfuly during the final two months of the year, positioning their funds for positive years overall. According to Bloomberg News, Carhart’s Kepos Capital, with $2 billion in assets, gained 7.8 percent in December, locking in a 22 percent annual gain for investors.

Paul Tudor Jones also finished the year somewhat strong, as his 30 year old Tudor Futures Fund ended the year up 3.2 percent. Despite slightly outperforming its peers, in mid-December, the firm announced plans to close its $300 million Tudor Futures Fund and return cash to investors, sighting that the fund had become too expensive to manage.

However, Paulson & Co.’s event-driven and credit funds did not end the year strong, experiencing their second worse years ever. John Paulson’s Advantage Plus fund lost an astounding 36 percent during 2014.
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Paulson & Co.
Tudor Investment Corporation
Related People: Andrew Hoine; James Pallotta*; John Paulson; Mena Gerowin*; Mike Barr; Paul Tudor Jones, II; Sheru Chowdhry; Stuart Merzer
Related Entities: Altar Rock*; BVI Global Fund Ltd; Paulson Advantage Master Ltd; Paulson Advantage Plus Master Ltd; Paulson Real Estate Recovery Fund; Paulson Recovery Fund; PCI; Raptor Global*; Tudor Investment Corp; Tudor Investments; Tudor Momentum Futures Fund; Tudor Tensor
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Launches and Hedge Fund Closings


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