The hedge fund industry this week mourned the loss of one of
its better known figures, 54-year-old Lawrence Hunt Taylor of
Rye Brook, N.Y. Taylor was killed Sunday in a motorcycle
accident in Arizona.
Taylor had been director and portfolio manager of Stern
Investment Holdings, the asset- management wing of the Stern
family office known as Hartz Group, where he oversaw some $1
billion in assets.
His rise to prominence in the alternative investment
industry began in the 1990s when he went to work for