Sri Wijegoonaratna and Peter Early launch Galle Global Macro Partners

January 28th, 2010
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Sri "Wije" Wijegoonaratna, former Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group has launched a new global macro hedge fund manager, Galle Global Macro Partners. According to the Wall Street Journal, Wijegoonaratna, who was in charge of one of Fortress' largest funds, Drawbridge Global Macro, is also the president of Sri Lanka Care, a charity devoted to people living in poverty.

The Drawbridge Global Macro fund lost more than 20% in 2008 during the crisis but was up 22% by the end of December during a year when Hennessee Group tracked a 25% average return for Global Macro funds.

Galle Global Macro was co-founded by Peter Early who has over 15 years of global macro investing experience. Most recently, Mr. Early headed the wealth management business of Guggenheim Partners. Earlier in his career, Early co-founded Big Sky Capital and before that he oversaw Asian trading at Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Fortress Investment Group
Tiger Management
Galle Global Macro Partners LLC*
Related People: Alex Robertson; Charles Halsey ; Daniel Mudd*; John Townsend; Jude Driscoll; Julian Robertson; Michael E. Novogratz; Peter Early; Randal Nardone; Robert Kauffman*; Sri Wije Wijegoonaratna; Thomas Barket; Wesley Edens; William F. Callanan*
Related Entities: Big Sky Capital ; Drawbridge Global Macro; Fortress Investment Group; Galle Global Macro Master Fund LP; Tiger Asia; Tiger Consumer; Tiger Global; Tiger Management LLC; Tiger Shark Management; Tiger Veda; Drawbridge Global Macro Funds; Fortress Commodities Fund LP; Fortress Partners Funds; Fortress Value Recovery Funds ; Galle Global Macro Fund LP; Logan Circle Partners; Newcastle Investment Corp; Tiger Fund *; Tiger Jaguar Fund*; Tiger Management Corp; Tiger Management LP; Tiger Puma*
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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