Hedge Funds

No one has found the elixir of growth - has FrontPoint?

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In 18 months the Greenwich team have gone a long way to working out some of the secrets of holding onto talent and creating a sustainable business

writes Niki Natarajan

Given the high profile names attached to FrontPoint, it was bound to attract attention. Critics have been eager to imply that there are 'flaws in the business model', which is designed to create a sustainable hedge fund operation. But, in 18 months, the Greenwich-based firm has gone a long way to answer the doubters.

Since January 2002, it has launched five discrete funds and raised $1.3 billion of assets and,