Julian Robertson

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    Bond Lovers Should Run And Hide: Julian Robertson

    Julian Robertson, the billionaire founder of Tiger Management LLC, said there’s a bubble in bonds that will end “in a very bad way.” “Bonds are at ridiculous levels,” Robertson said today at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit in New York. “It’s a worldwide phenomenon that governments are buying bonds to keep their countries moving […]

    / Sep 22, 2014 at 12:52 PM
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    Tiger Mom Shows Cubs How It’s Done

    [via @ldelevingne]

    / Feb 19, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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    Who Does Julian Robertson Have To Screw To Get A Glass Of Wine Around Here?

    Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had bok choy and purple cauliflower with his wild striped bass last night, and blueberries on toothpicks for dessert. At Lincoln Center’s Fall Gala, a healthful menu seemed designed to ensure long-lived donors. Julian Robertson’s search for wine proved challenging, as greetings kept him from the one area […]

    / Oct 22, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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    Romney Backers Might’ve Lost, But They’ve Got Each Other (And That’s A Lot)

    At the private air terminal at Logan Airport in Boston early Wednesday, men in unwrinkled suits sank into plush leather chairs as they waited to board Gulfstream jets, trading consolations over Mitt Romney’s loss the day before. “All I can say is the American people have spoken,” said Kenneth Langone, the founder of Home Depot […]

    / Nov 8, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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    On Second Thought, Some Republican Money Managers Don’t Really Like Partying on Tuesdays

    According to a report by Reuters, some Romney supporters in the financial community will be having a more enjoyable evening tonight than others. In one corner you have those who will be partying (Julian Robertson, Paul Singer, Anthony Scaramucci and other top Romney donors have been invited to attend a soirée at the Westin Boston; John Paulson is throwing a small get-together at his Upper East Side townhouse; and “less prominent Wall Street fundraisers will be gathering at Brinkley’s Station, a bar and restaurant” on East 60th Street that serves “a $23.75 lobster club sandwich and $12 Bloody Marys”). In the other you have those who will be spending the night punishing themselves and telling anyone who calls, “I don’t deserve to have fun.”

    Like Jason Ader, who told Reuters that although he was originally going to party his face off in Vegas, circa 7PM tonight you’ll find him pulling the lever at his polling station and telling his kids, through tears, “This is what it’s like to vote for a looooser.”

    Money manager Jason Ader, who gained prominence as a Wall Street gaming analyst and is backing Romney, had been planning to travel to Las Vegas for an election night “watch party” at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. But in the aftermath of Sandy, Ader says he has decided to stay home. The manager of Ader Investment Management, which provides funding to small hedge funds, “will vote and watch at home with my young kids and educate them about the process and the returns,” he said.

    And David Hinman who’s going to kick things off by swallowing the key to the fridge that houses his $21,000 bottle of 1928 Krug and then drawing the blinds shortly after nightfall and sleeping on the floor in a hair shirt.

    David Hinman, chief investment officer of SW Asset Management, a Newport Beach, California-based investment firm, said in an email: “100 percent Obama wins; no reason to party.”

    Romney’s hedge-fund backers plan to party on election night [Reuters]

    / Nov 6, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    Julian Robertson Likes Mitt Romney So Much He’s Considering Letting The Governor Take Over The Number 1 Spot On Speed Dial

    A slot previously held by a certain Home Depot founder who’d better step his shit up next time he’s on CNBC.

    “I think people are getting to know the real Mitt Romney. I am thrilled that that is happening. He is really quite a guy. He is, in my opinion, intellectually and morally and managerially the man that is most qualified by far to be president of the United States. You’re having a guy this afternoon that is a great hero of mine, but Mitt Romney is even better than Ken Langone…I think the campaign is going good. I think Governor Romney is really getting the American people to see the real Romney. That is what we have needed all along. I wish his family would expose itself more…I’d like to see Mrs. Romney, I would like to see the boys out and all of that more.”

    Tiger’s Robertson: hedge fund managers are scared [BloombergTV]

    / Oct 26, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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    Julian Robertson To Give Up One “Long Island Day” To Attend 80th Birthday Party

    Memo to the Tiger Cubs who are throwing the bash: weekends are hardly ever city days for Tiger Dad, who has been known to make his assistant “painstaking collect evidence to account for his whereabouts each day and on some late nights [has] frantically searched for a car to take him back to Locust Valley” […]

    / Sep 24, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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    Julian Robertson Made Mitt Romney An Offer He Could Refuse

    And did! (Next time think about throwing in a tutorial on not letting The Man make you his bitch and some tales from the crypt to sweeten the deal.)

    Not long after Mitt Romney dropped out of the presidential race in early 2008, a titan of New York finance, Julian H. Robertson, flew to Utah to deliver an eye-popping offer. He asked Mr. Romney to become chief executive of his hedge fund, Tiger Management, for an annual salary of about $30 million, plus investment profits, according to two people told of the discussions. For Mr. Romney, who had spent the previous decade in public life forgoing any paychecks, the position promised to catapult him back to the pinnacle of American business and into the ranks of the stratospherically rich. Several friends and relatives urged him to accept. “Let’s put it this way,” said Mr. Robertson. “He could have made a lot of money.” But Mr. Romney was uninterested.

    Defeat, Introspection, Reinvention, Nomination [NYT]

    / Aug 30, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    When Will This Country Start Taking Julian Robertson Seriously?

    As you may have heard, over the weekend, Denmark introduced a tax on fat. The measure is aimed at “increasing the average life expectancy of Danes” but obviously it’ll make the country a little extra coin, too. Great for them, not so great for hedge fund manager Julian Robertson, who had to sit at home […]

    / Oct 5, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    Julian Robertson: The US Would Rather Get Drunk On Egg Nog Than Solve Its Money Troubles

    Looking at the US economy, Mr Robertson said: “We are broke, broker than all get out…We prefer to put on the Santa Claus suit and celebrate Christmas” rather than address underlying problems in the US economy such as the budget deficit. [Australian via BI]

    / Mar 2, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    Julian Robertson Did Not Pay A Horse-Drawn Carriage 10 G’s To Take Him Home To Long Island One Night So He Could Pay NYC Taxes

    For the young whippersnappers just getting started on Wall Street, and even for the veterans, legendary investor Julian Robertson has a lot of wisdom to impart. His sagely advice today, however, is not about how to navigate the markets, per se. It’s about pinching a penny and not letting the state of New York make […]

    / Feb 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    Tiger Cub Chase Coleman May Have Made $900 Million To Date On Facebook Stake

    If Tiger Global bought an approximate 3 percent stake in 2009. In related news, TG-seeder Julian Robertson has made at least $50 off his MySpace bet. [BI]

    / Jan 5, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    Shumway Capital Investors Can Take Their Money And Run

    Absolute Return reports that Shumway Capital Partners will be allowed to submit redemption requests until December 3, due to a restructuring that will see founder/Tiger Cub Chris Shumway handing over the role of CIO to Tom Wilcox (Shumway will become CEO). The $8 billion firm’s flagship, SCP Atlantic, was down 3.55% through Septemeber. [AR]

    / Nov 16, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    Sugar and Fat-laden Food Eating Challenge: Under Way

    We haven’t chronicled a food eating challenge in a while but in honor of Julian Robertson’s recently announced bid for the yet uncreated role of Obesity Czar, it’s only fitting we do so today. Although neither the volume nor the time allotment are in anyway difficult (50 items, 45 minutes) but the concept (the challenger […]

    / Nov 5, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    Julian Robertson Wants To Wage A “Fight On Fat”

    At this point in his life, no one would fault Julian Robertson for not starting another career. He’s already had an arguably pretty successful one as a hedge fund manager, in addition to his work rearing the Tiger Cubs, to say nothing of his wine business. Still, he’s always had a dream gig and today […]

    / Nov 4, 2010 at 2:12 PM
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    Want To Hear About Julian Roberston Accidentally Knocking Up His Wife?

    [via BusinessInsider] No? Then don’t skip to 9:30 of this clip, where he slips it in that in “1978 or ’79” he and his wife took a trip down under and “came back with another child we hadn’t hadn’t expected to have made in New Zealand.”

    / Nov 18, 2009 at 1:12 PM
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    Do Not Mess With Julian Robertson When He Has A Lot Of Free Time On His Hands

    “New York City” dayA few former employees are learning that it’s a bad idea to poke a Tiger cub. That applies ten-fold to the leader of the pack, the inimitable Julian Robertson. The Tiger Management founder had a tough 2000. The then-68-year-old shuttered his legendary hedge fund because he didn’t understand those newfangled gadgets that […]

    / Nov 5, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    Allen Stanford Suffers Another Blow, George Soros Not So Much

    This one didn’t come at the hands of a fellow inmate but everyone on the inside would be wise to stay out of Sir Stan’s way to today, as odds are he is in a mood. One word– and I mean one!– and you’re gonna get punched in the mouth. We knew this was coming […]

    / Oct 2, 2009 at 1:29 PM

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