Nick Maounis

  • After Amaranth, Amaranth, Brian Hunter, Nick Maounis

    Hunter, Amaranth Dream Team Still Finding Ways To Lose

    We’ve been sitting on this story because we didn’t want to rain on the comeback parade Brian Hunter’s been enjoying at the Peak Ridge Commodity Volatility & Fallen Heroes Shot at Redemption Fund, and Nick Maounis had quite nearly completed the assembly of his pussy posse, so there was that, but we can’t in good […]

    / May 27, 2008 at 11:45 AM
  • After Amaranth, Nick Maounis

    Nick Maounis’s New Hire

    Nick Maounis’s old hedge fund might’ve gone under because he hired a Canadian (who failed to effectively manipulate the natural gas market) but I think this time he’s got it figured out. Maounis has reportedly scored Peter Chung to run a credit book for his new venture, Connecticut-based Verition Fund Management. Chung comes from Highland […]

    / May 16, 2008 at 12:19 PM
  • Amaranth, Hedge Funds, Nick Maounis

    Why We May Not Want To Run Nick Maounis Out Of Town On A Rail

    Yesterday we noted that calls for Nick Maounis to be banned—or at least shunned—from the capital markets after the collapse of his hedge fund, Amaranth, might be a little overwrought. The losses suffered by Amaranth were large, and many investors lost money, but more rational investors will want to ask whether this indicated some fundamental […]

    / Jan 11, 2007 at 3:09 PM
  • Amaranth, Hedge Funds, Nick Maounis

    How To Think About The Return of Nick Maounis

    Reacting to the news that Amaranth founder Nick Maounis may be starting a new hedge fund after his last venture lost billions, Bloomberg’s Matthew Lynn asks “So what exactly does it take to make a man unemployable in the hedge-fund industry?” There was a time when financial managers who lost everything were expected to defenestrate […]

    / Jan 10, 2007 at 10:33 AM

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