Tourbillon Thrives on a Heady Mix of PR and Performance

Jason Karp’s still-young hedge fund firm generates big numbers with an unusual long-short strategy — and a CIA interrogator.


SAC Capital Advisors alumnus Jason Karp is presiding over one of the fastest-growing, and top-performing, new hedge fund firms these days.

Karp’s New York–based Tourbillon Capital Partners manages more than $2.5 billion, which is ten times the $250 million Karp had when he launched his long-short fund at the beginning of 2013.

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