Black Ant rides rollercoaster with equity and credit value approach
Thu Jun 23, 2011
The value investing firm led by ex-Goldman duo Antoine Schwartz and Adam Saron has experienced the full highs and lows of the hedge fund industry over its seven-year life – bouncing back powerfully from the pain and panic of 2008
Black Ant Investment Management, the London-based global equity
and corporate debt value investor led by Goldman Sachs alumni
Antoine Schwartz and Adam Saron, has experienced the full highs
and lows of the dramatic cycle in the hedge fund industry over
the last few years.
|Antoine Schwartz and Adam Saron
Founded in 2004, Black Ant - a play on founder and CIO
Schwartz's name - celebrates its seventh anniversary at the end
of this month. "We've been through good times, terrible times
and better times again," says Schwartz - in a comment that
describes just as aptly what the industry as a whole has gone
through over the same period.
Before moving into the investment management world, Schwartz
previously spent 15 years at Goldman - running the investment
bank's European equity capital markets operation in London
before becoming one of the partners responsible for principal
investments, managing the firm's global private equity...
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