The "Monster" of Eton Park racks up gains in Hansen


Pete Gallo reports on how Eton Park's investments have paid off in recent months.

By Pete Gallo

If this remarkable investment tale were being described by the screenwriters of one of those 1960s rubber-suit Godzilla flicks from Japan, an appropriate title might be "The Monster of Eton Park." But there is nothing rubbery about the returns Eric Mindich's Eton Park Fund has posted recently, thanks to King Kong-sized sales of Monster Energy drink, distributed by soft-drink maker Hansen Natural.

Filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show that Eton Park posted a recent gain in excess of $110 million in Hansen Natural, making the stock one of the most convincing portfolio wins so