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Greenlight Capital

Greenlight Capital's founder and president David Einhorn has built his reputation as a stellar short-seller and stock picker for making controversial early calls that ultimately proved correct, but he has battled with companies, regulators and even media outlets along the way. At the 2002 Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Einhorn detailed his reasons for shorting Allied Capital Corp., charging that the company engaged in improper accounting that inflated the stock. The resulting torrent of investors wanting to sell or short Allied's stock sparked regulators' attention. The SEC ultimately found no wrongdoing, and Einhorn, who argued that the investigation was flawed from the start, was ultimately vindicated…

Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking 80. Greenlight Capital / $8.3 billion Location: New York, NY Founded: 1996 2016 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 82 2016 Capital: $8.6 billion 2015 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 55 2015 Capital: $11.8 billion Years on List: 9 Website: Address: 140 East 45th Street, 24th floorNew York, NY 10017 Phone: 212-973-1900 Fax: 212-973-9219

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