Tiger Descendant Hoplite Fares Better on the Long Side

The firm’s long-short fund posted a loss last year, as did many Tiger funds in 2016, but long-only fund launched in 2016 did much better.

A long-short hedge fund firm with ties to Julian Robertson Jr.’s Tiger Management posted a loss in its flagship long-short fund, but notched a notable gain in a long-only fund it debuted in the middle of last year.

Hoplite Capital Management, the New York–based hedge fund firm founded by John Lykouretzos, began trading the Hoplite Long Fund on July 1.

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