Hedge Fund - Farallon Capital

Thomas Steyer Bio, Returns, Net Worth

Thomas Steyer founded Farallon Capital Management in 1986. Before his retirement Steyer, together with Andrew J. M. Spokes, oversaw the firms investment activities. Prior to founding Farallon Capital, Tom Steyer worked in risk arbitrage at Goldman Sachs and as a financial analyst in Morgan Stanley's mergers and acquisitions department. Steyer has an MBA from Stanford and undergraduate degrees from Yale in economics and political science. In other words, he has all the experience and education needed to be successful in the financial world.

Thomas Steyer founded Farallon Capital Management in 1986. Before his retirement Steyer, together with Andrew J. M. Spokes, oversaw the firms investment activities. Prior to founding Farallon Capital, Tom Steyer worked in risk arbitrage at Goldman Sachs and as a financial analyst in Morgan Stanley's mergers and acquisitions department. Steyer has an MBA from Stanford and undergraduate degrees from Yale in economics and political science. In other words, he has all the experience and education needed to be successful in the financial world.

Farallon Capital uses a simple strategy. It looks to achieve the highest returns through using fundamental, bottom-up analysis. Tom Steyer used a variety of investment strategies, employing them on an opportunistic basis. These strategies include credit investments, value investments, event-driven investments, merger arbitrage, real estate investments, and direct investments. Farallon makes investments in economies around the world, including both developed and emerging markets, and public and private debt. Steyer determined the suitability of an investment independently on a fundamental basis. And, he must have been doing something right. As of the end of 2011, Farallon was the 14th largest hedge fund in the world, with over $21 billion in assets under management.

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Thomas Steyer
Fund Profile
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Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
Fund Name: Farallon Capital
Manager Thomas Steyer
Portfolio Value $6,233,279,000
Change This QTR +0.90%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.) DTV 3,645,000 $315,365 +288% 5.05%
2.) COV 3,642,500 $315,113 +66% 5.05%
3.) SWY 7,118,223 $244,155 +13% 3.91%
4.) HCBK 22,550,000 $219,186 +28% 3.51%
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