Will Melvin Capital Spark a Wave of Hedge Fund Closures?

Over the years, hedge funds have shut down for many reasons other than lousy performance.

Gabriel Plotkin (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Gabriel Plotkin

(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Who’s next?

This is the biggest topic of gossip and speculation making the rounds in the hedge fund community, after Gabe Plotkin announced that he’s shuttering his once-vaunted hedge fund firm, Melvin Capital Management.

This happens every time there is a big market meltdown, and this time will be no different.


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