Once $14 billion, Stark Investments winds down
By Rob Copeland
Tue Apr 2, 2013
The Wisconsin hedge fund firm succumbs to slow slide. Founder Brian Stark to run family office.
A long, slow fight against a steadily eroding asset base is
coming to a close for Stark Investments, which is winding down
all of its once-$14.45 billion in hedge funds.
The St. Francis, Wisconsin firm, founded by Harvard Law
School classmates Mike Roth and Brian Stark in 1992, is in
complete liquidation, Roth confirmed to Absolute
Return. Though a number of funds remained, Stark had
liquidated its two flagship multistrategy funds this past
Included in the mass unwinding are all the assets of
Deephaven Capital Management,
which Stark acquired in 2009.
Chief investment officer Brian Stark will transition to
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