Former Voyant, Gradient Analytics shorting expert Matt Kliber plans new fund
By Lawrence Delevingne
Thu Sep 27, 2012
Kliber is known for his research on companies for hedge funds and other money managers; tangled with Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.
Matt Kliber is a rare short expert in an industry full of
managers who frequently focus more on the long side of their
long/short strategies. For most of his career, Kliber dug into
overpriced companies for brand name hedge funds and others at
two research firms, Voyant Advisors and Gradient Analytics.
Now, he's starting his own hedge fund firm dedicated to
shorting. Kliber's new venture, Gracian Capital in San Diego,
will launch November 1 with two analysts, former Voyant
employees Katherine Lock and Ahmad Rashidi. Morgan Stanley will
be its prime broker, with management and performance fees of
1.5% and 20%.
Gracian is targeting assets under management at launch...
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