Hedge Fund - Greenlight Capital

David Einhorn Bio, Returns, Net Worth

David Einhorn grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from Cornell. He learned the hedge fund business from Gary Siegler and Peter Collery, who managed the SC Fundamental Value Fund. David Einhorn is one of the most successful long/short equity hedge fund managers of the past decade. As of July 2013, David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has returned 19.5% since its inception in 1996. Greenlight Capital’s market beta is around 0.5, meaning if they didn’t have any stock picking skill, they would have returned about half of the market’s return.

David Einhorn grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from Cornell. He learned the hedge fund business from Gary Siegler and Peter Collery, who managed the SC Fundamental Value Fund. David Einhorn is one of the most successful long/short equity hedge fund managers of the past decade. As of July 2013, David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has returned 19.5% since its inception in 1996. Greenlight Capital’s market beta is around 0.5, meaning if they didn’t have any stock picking skill, they would have returned about half of the market’s return.

“We try to find things that are misunderstood,” says Einhorn. “And then if we think something is misunderstood then we figure out if it’s misvalued. And if we figure out that it’s misunderstood and misvalued, then we tend to invest”.

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David Einhorn
Fund Profile
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Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
Fund Name: Greenlight Capital
Manager David Einhorn
Portfolio Value $6,930,767,000
Change This QTR +0.97%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.) MU 30,474,593 $1,044,059 -25% 15.06%
2.) AAPL 9,172,042 $924,083 -3% 13.33%
3.) SUNE 21,274,288 $401,660 -1% 5.79%
4.) MRVL 26,383,588 $355,651 -34% 5.13%
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