He was Tiger Managements first college intern, joining the firm as a 19-year-old sophomore at Columbia University in December 1994. Matthew Grossman, 34, continued at Tiger as an energy analyst under macro analyst Dwight Anderson until 1999. He joined SAC Capital in February 2001, after 18 months as a portfolio manager at Credit Suisse. At SAC he worked closely with founder Steven Cohen, eventually building and managing SACs fundamental, long-short equity unit. Grossman left in 2008 to launch New Yorkbased Plural Investments a $500 million, long-short equity firm, of which he is CEO and CIO. It was hardly an ideal moment to be starting a hedge fund venture, but investors say they have been more than impressed with the results.
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