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Carlson and SAC vet Jason Karp preps new fund for $100M+ launch


Tourbillon Capital Partners plans to begin trading January 1 with hires from Karsch, Argonaut, SAC and Carlson.

   Jason Karp
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;