TPG puts $100M into debut hedge fund

By Rob Copeland

Wed Jul 24, 2013

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Ex-Conatus partner Alex Gleser fills out team with BlueMountain, Goldman pros.


   
  TPG co-founder Jim Coulter
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Private equity firm TPG has backed its first directly-managed hedge fund with about $100 million as it prepares to start trading this quarter, according to two people with direct knowledge of the plans.

The fund, TPG Public Equity Partners, is managed by Alex Gleser, who was until February a partner and senior...

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