Amaranth Blowup Dings Fortress IPO Speculation

MacFadyen, Ken
September 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/25/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 36, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the two major developments which sent a clear message to potential hedge fund investors. There has been reports circulating that Fortress Investment Group LLC will be converted to a public firm, which caused commotion in the industry and had also caused public fascination with hedge funds. Amaranth Advisor went off after a heavy bet on natural gas shaved 35% off the total assets.


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