Soja resigns from Maximus

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Joanne Soja has turned in her key at Maximus Capital Management. Soja, who founded the firm along with partner Prem Lachman in 2001, is taking a sabbatical and has turned the reins over to Lachman, under the condition that she is allowed to return as a portfolio manager or as a consultant, at some point in the near future. Soja was formerly with Louis Bacon's healthcare team at Moore Capital.

Soja's resignation as a general partner in Maximus is just one more hit the firm has taken over the past year. Last year, the fund was down 10% and