Monday, June 10, 2013

The Last Thing SAC Capital Needs — A Hedge Fund That Manages Some Of Its Money Is Getting Spanked

As billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen deals with a spate of redemptions out of his own hedge fund, another firm in which his SAC Capital Advisors has money saw returns plummet in the first four months of the year.

Adams Hill Capital, run by former SAC equity portfolio manager Andrew Schwartz, was down 8.34 percent to the end of April, according to an investor note reviewed by Reuters.  In the same period, the S&P 500 stock index rose more than 12.7 percent and hedge funds on average gained about 4.6 percent, according to hedge fund tracking firm eVestment. Adams Hill lost about 7.4 percent alone in April, when the stock market gained 1.9 percent. It could not be determined whether the hedge fund made up ground in May.  Adams Hill, along with another firm called Scopus Asset Management, is listed on regulatory filings as an adviser to an SAC Capital portfolio, meaning it manages a dedicated pool of money for Cohen's hedge fund….

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