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Hedge fund pioneer Julian Roberston on his investment philosophy

Julian H. Robertson Jr. (BSBA ‘55) is chairman and CEO of Tiger Management LLC. From initial capital of $8 million, Robertson built Tiger into the world’s largest hedge fund with capital of more than $23 billion. Tiger compounded at a gross rate of 31.5 percent between its founding in 1980 and its closing in 2000. Robertson also trained and developed a generation of “Tiger Cubs,” a cadre of analysts and portfolio managers who have become some of today’s most successful hedge fund managers. Today, Robertson maintains Tiger to manage his own investments and to seed independent hedge funds. Robertson spoke to UNC Business magazine about the recent recession and his investment philosophy. What do you think were the core causes Read More