The launch of Eric Mindich's hedge fund venture last year
was the largest in the history of the industry. But here's the
$3.5 billion question: will Eton Park's investment style really
generate the high-octane thrills of a roller-coaster ride or
will it turn out to be the more placid performance of a
roundturn on a carousel?
Either way, with a four-year lock-up, it's going to be a
long ride, so strap yourself in as we take a look at Eton
Park's first regulatory filings with the SEC that offer a
souvenir snapshot of the long side of the portfolio at the
outset of the first quarter.
The first stop on our tour of Eton Park's portfolio takes us
to a place that seems vaguely reminiscent of Walt Disney's
"international pavilion." This should come as no surprise, as
Mindich told investors that he would look overseas in its