John Meriwether

  • Hedge Funds

    New Hedge-Fund Manager Collecting Trend: Rights To Pictures Of Themselves

    Chase Coleman must really like how he looked during his collegiate days, because he’s made sure that’s one of basically two pictures of him that exist for public consumption. While Dan Loeb and Steve Cohen spend their ample disposable income on art, Chase and a few other far-sighted peers prefer to spend theirs on mugs […]

    / Jan 12, 2015 at 11:34 AM
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    This Just In: Wall Street Offers People Unlimited Chances To Fuck Up

    When Bear Stearns went down for the dirt nap three years ago to the day (more on the anniversary later), many people assumed having the firm listed as a one-time employer on the résumé would be the equivalent of pulling a Merrill, i.e. it would make you categorically unemployable. Apparently these people had never heard […]

    / Mar 16, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    Michael Vick: “I’d like to own a dog again someday”

    Before all you naysers go to town about how it would be outrageous for him to be allowed to ever come within 100 feet of another pooch, let us look to the lessons of John Meriwether, which can be applied to most life situations.

    / Dec 15, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Some People Less Amped About Zoe Cruz’s New Hedge Fund Than Others

    As previously mentioned, against all odds, Zoe Cruz has officially started her own firm. They said she could no longer hustle, that people would be turned off by certain unfortunate “stuff” that occurred on her watch at Morgan Stanley but surprise! In the last nine months, the Missile raised $200 million for Voras Capital Management, […]

    / Aug 17, 2010 at 11:15 AM
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    Next Best Thing To A Free Sandwich: A Bunch of Hedge Fund Guys Get Fired

    Here’s a lil’ pick me up for all you bankers thinking you’re the only ones taking it up the tailpipe– JWM Partners, the fund started by John Meriwether after things started to go downhill at LTCM, which recently lost 24 percent in its $1 billion fixed-income hedge fund this year through March 14, just laid […]

    / Apr 29, 2008 at 12:43 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    Third Time’s A Charm?
    How Much Investor Money Can John Meriwether Lose In One Lifetime?

    The investment firm run by chief John Meriwether lost 24 percent in its $1 billion fixed-income hedge fund this year through March 14, two people “with knowledge of the matter” have told Bloomberg. Meriwether, of course, was one of the big men behind Long-Term Capital Management LP, which collapsed in the late 1990s. LTCM lost […]

    / Mar 19, 2008 at 4:55 PM

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