Hedge Funds

New York magazine calls Kovner "Soros's Right-Wing Twin"


Step aside George Soros. You're not the only hedge fund manager gaining media attention these days because of your outspoken views on politics and massive campaign contributions. But while Soros may lean left, Caxton's Bruce Kovner surely leans to the right. That's according to New York magazine, which in August ran the story "George Soros's Right-Wing Twin," referring to Kovner. The article may have spilled most of its text talking about Kovner's Fifth Avenue mansion (complete with dirty-bomb-proof study) and ideological slant, but did note the hedge fund manager's contributions to one neoconservative cause - a $110,000 donation