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Clint Carlson, like the heads of other hedge fund firms such as Avenue Capital and SPO Partners, managed money for the famed billionaire Bass brothers, heirs of Texas oil fortunes, earlier in his career. Carlson eventually launched his own Dallas, Texas–based hedge fund firm in 1993. Carlson took the management skills he honed at Bass Brothers in the late 1980s, where he served as head of risk arbitrage, to build a lucrative multistrategy hedge fund business in a city where hedge funds were still a relatively new and unknown concept. Today Dallas is home to other hedge fund heavy hitters, including Maverick Capital and HBK Capital Management. Carlson Capital has always been a multistrategy firm but has expanded its portfolio significantly in the past two decades. In 2002, it built …
Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking 67. Carlson Capital / $9.9 billion Location: Dallas, TX Founded: 1993 2016 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 71 2016 Capital: $9.5 billion 2015 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 73 2015 Capital: $9.1 billion Years on List: 13 Website: www.carlsoncapital.com Address: 2100 McKinney Ave, Suite 1800Dallas, TX 75201 Phone: 214-932-9600 Fax: 214-932-9712 Other Offices: New York, Greenwich,
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