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Hedge Fund Manager Ken Griffin Donates $40M to MoMA

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ken Griffin Donates $40M to MoMA. Philanthropist and collector hedge fund manager Ken Griffin—the founder of Citadel, a Chicago-based hedge fund—is donating forty million dollars to New York’s Museum of Modern Art. It’s one of the biggest…

Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin Buys $60M Penthouse

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Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin  is reportedly the buyer of the record-breaking real estate deal, $60 million penthouse at Faena House. The Times reported that Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, bought the eight-bedroom penthouse…

Top Hedge Funds For 2015

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Critics love to hate hedge funds’ relatively high fees, low performance and secrecy. But the industry is managing more money than ever—and is poised to grow even more in 2015. “Barring a large and unexpected global or financial event, hedge…

$11 Billion Hedge Fund Robbed $1.2 Million By Contractor

Alex Getelman is accused of stealing money from $11 billion hedge fund Alex Getelman was still in his 20s when he turned his nascent company into what he called “New York City’s fastest-growing general contracting and construction management firm.” He…

Hedge Fund Managers Who Took Home 14.4 Billion in 2011

Hedge funds have had a tough year. Tumultuous markets. Tighter regulations. An insider trading crackdown. But despite the lackluster environment, the top managers still took home $14.4 billion in 2011. Even when returns suffer, the largest hedge funds can collect…

Biggest Billionaire Battles Among Hedge Fund Titans

Dan Loeb vs. Ken Griffin In 2005, Citadel founder Griffin’s poaching of New York hedge fund employees caught the eye of Third Point’s Dan Loeb. Griffin, who charges a higher management fee than traditional hedge funders, was allegedly luring the…

Hedge Fund Titans Face Off

Dan Loeb vs. Ken Griffin In 2005, Citadel founder Griffin’s poaching of New York hedge fund employees caught the eye of Third Point’s Dan Loeb. Griffin, who charges a higher management fee than traditional hedge funders, was allegedly luring the…