Citadel's Griffin keeps up stellar performance


As Citadel's assets have swollen to $11 billion, observers are keeping a close eye on the multi-strategy shop's performance, to see if the firm's legendary founder Ken Griffin can continue to deliver the returns that got him there in the first place.

On the surface, it appears that Griffin's shop is no longer shooting the lights out, as it did in the beginning when its asset base was smaller. The firm's onshore fund, Kensington, finished up 50 basis points in February and is up close to 2% for the year-to-date, having finished last year up about 10%. Still,