Hedge Funds Performance

Big Goldman launch down by 15%


Goldman Sachs has always had a flair for doing things big. Unfortunately for investors in the firm’s Goldman Sachs Investment Partners fund, that includes racking up big losses.

After only nine months of operation, the fund – a global long/short equity investment strategy that launched with $7 billion on January 1 – had already lost nearly $1 billion as of the end of September.

The fund, one of the biggest launches in the industry to date, was down roughly 13% in the third quarter and 15.5% for the year as of September 30. Comparatively, the Absolute Return Global