Carlson and SAC vet Jason Karp preps new fund for $100M+ launch
By Lawrence Delevingne
Wed Sep 5, 2012
Tourbillon Capital Partners plans to begin trading January 1 with hires from Karsch, Argonaut, SAC and Carlson.
Jason Karp, a veteran of George Weiss Associates, SAC Capital
Advisors and Carlson Capital, is in the final stages of
preparing his new long/short equity hedge fund firm for launch
on January 1. The New York based venture will be called
Tourbillon Capital Partners, a reference to the French word
for whirlwind and to an innovation in watch making around 1800
that increased clock accuracy.
Joining the Tourbillon team, according to marketing
materials obtained by AR, is Carlson's Amy Zipper as chief
operating officer; Argonaut Capital Management's Brian Kessler
as chief financial officer; SAC's...
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