Neil Barsky has decided to shutter Alson Capital Partners, the
long/short equity firm he founded in 2002, and retire from the
investment business. The firm managed a peak of $3.2 billion in
January 2008 but sank to $900 million at present following
redemptions and a loss of 24.22% in 2008.
Barsky founded Alson after dissolving Midtown Capital, a firm
he had managed since 1998 with Scott Sipprelle. Sipprelle went