Timing is everything, Munib Islam Returns to Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Partners

May 20th, 2011
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After jumping ship in 2008 to join JP Morgan’s Highbridge Capital Management, Munib Islam returns to Third Point Partners, the $7.2 billion, peer-topping hedge fund headed by New York investor Daniel Loeb. Mr. Islam rejoins Third Point Management Company at a time when it is experiencing strong inflows and investment performance.

He leaves Highbridge Capital Management at a time when it is still fighting to stem net outflows amidst uncertainty in its post-crisis strategy. Munib Islam was tapped by Daniel Loeb, a renowned activist investor, to head Third Point’s equity research department.
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Highbridge Capital Management
Third Point Management Company
Related People: Daniel Loeb; Glenn Dubin; Henry Swieca*; James L. Carruthers*; Mary Callahan Erdoes (JPM); Munib Islam; Robert Schwartz; Scott Kapnick; Tim Lash; Todd Builione
Related Entities: Highbridge Capital LP; Highbridge Convertible Arbitrage Opportunities Fund; Highbridge Event Driven Relative Value Fund LP; Highbridge Long Short Equity Fund LP; Highbridge Statistical Market Neutral mutual fund; JPMorgan Chase & Co; Third Point LLC; Third Point Opportunities Master Fund LP; Third Point Resources LP; Third Point Ultra Master Fund LP; Third Point Ventures
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings

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