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Philippe Laffont, the 47-year-old founder of Coatue Management, is a Tiger Cub through and through. He was a research analyst at Tiger Management in the 1990s, where he honed his skills as a talented stock-picker and manager of long-short equity funds, and continues to capitalize off of those strategies fifteen years later. His New Yorkâ€“based, technology-oriented firm, named after a long barrier beach on Nantucket, Massachusetts where Laffont has summered for thirty years, finished 2013 up nearly 20 percent, thanks to high-flying media, technology and Internet stocks, like electric carmaker Tesla Motors, online business networking company LinkedIn and online and DVD movie rental company Netflix. Coatue invested $50 million in photo messaging application company Snapchat that Decemberâ€¦
Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking 75. Coatue Management / $9.25 billion Location: New York, NY Founded: 1999 2016 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 70 2016 Capital: $9.7 billion 2015 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 86 2015 Capital: $8 billion Years on List: 5 Website: www.coatue.com Address: 9 West 57th Street, 25th floorNew York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-715-5100 Fax: 212-371-1297
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