Tigers ... together?


The success of the offspring of Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management continues to raise the question: Are they all in the same positions? After all, the 70-odd funds account for 11% of global equity hedge funds.

Are the offspring of Julian Robertson's Tiger Management genius investors or just buying the same stocks?

By Julie Dalla-Costa

Famed alumni of Julian Robertson's Tiger Management, as well as the numerous funds he seeds through a platform he started after closing his hedge fund shop in 2000, are haunted by one issue: "The persistent view is that we all own the same stocks," says Philippe Laffont, who left his role as telecom analyst at Tiger in mid-1999 to start his own firm, Coatue Management.

Last year's lofty returns by many of the