Former Woodbine, D. E. Shaw portfolio managers mull new commodities fund

By Rob Copeland

Thu Jun 28, 2012



Mark Masselink and C.J. Steffen consider launch after leaving Woodbine in spring.


Two recently-departed portfolio managers from ailing Woodbine Capital Advisors are considering the launch of a new commodities fund.

Mark Masselink, previously a portfolio manager at $15 billion Moore Capital Management and $17 billion D. E. Shaw, would team up with longtime colleague C.J. Steffen in the new venture, people familiar with the plans said. The pair were co-portfolio managers of Woodbine's commodities trading division for less than two years until this...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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