Brocker.Org: Dan Loeb’s Third Issue is searching to gain fresh money


S. Loeb, founder of Third Issue LLC, participates in a panel
dialogue throughout the Skybridge Possibilities (SALT) Conference in
Las Vegas, Nevada May perhaps nine, 2012

REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Dan Loeb’s Third Issue is searching to increase fresh money. 

The fund opened to new money about six months ago,
according to people familiar with the make a difference. The minimum
expenditure is $10 million for these investing

All around the same time, it joined Morgan Stanley’s prosperity
administration system, making it possible for the bank’s rich shoppers to
commit scaled-down quantities in Third Issue. 

The fund sometimes opens to fresh money. The past
time the fund opened, in 2014, it lifted $two.5 billion in just a
make a difference of weeks, 
to reports at the time

It is not very clear how a lot Third Issue has lifted in the previous six
months. The fund, one particular of the industry’s most tracked money,
managed $14.nine billion as of midyear 2016, according to
the Hedge
Fund Intelligence Billion Greenback Club ranking

Third Point’s primary hedge fund gained six.1% in 2016, a general performance
Loeb explained as “disappointing.” Nevertheless, Loeb claimed in a
February letter to investors that he was betting on
far better
environment for buyers
 under President Trump.

In distinct, he highlighted a concentrate on
banking companies. Loeb put on a major wager on Wall Road in the
fourth quarter of 2016, with a February 10 regulatory
 showing that Loeb’s Third Issue took large
positions in JPMorgan and Lender of The united states and, to a lesser
extent, Goldman Sachs — investing
almost $1 billion in whole in the banks’ shares.

Third Point’s offshore hedge fund was up two.six% in
January, according
to Reuters