TPG-Axon offshoot Soroban speeds to $1.1 billion
By Lawrence Delevingne
Wed Apr 6, 2011
Assets have streamed in since November thanks to pedigree and performance.
Soroban Capital Partners, the long/short equity
firm run by former executives of TPG-Axon Capital, is managing
more than $1 billion less than six months after launching.
The firm began trading on November 1 with $130
million, reached $500 million in February, and hit $800 million by
March 1. As of April 1, the firm was managing $1.1 billion.
Soroban's fundraising success is unusual amid a still
difficult environment for new funds. The 59 new American hedge
funds that started in 2010 and ended the...
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