Atticus Global Advisors

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Key Facts

HeadquartersNew York
Other OfficesLondon
AUM$13.0 billion
AUM as ofSeptember 1, 2008


Atticus Global Advisors is a hedge fund based in New York with offices in London. It was founded in 1995 by Timothy Barakett and Nathan Rotschild. They hold $13.0 billion in assets under management as of September 1, 2008. Atticus is Jim Cramer's favorite hedge fund to follow.

13th largest hedge fund in Institutional Investor's 2008 Hedge Fund 100, up from 16th in 2007

Key Employees include:
Timothy Barakett, Chairman and CEO
David Slager, Senior Managing Director
Nathaniel Rothschild, non-executive Vice Chairman of the firm

Historical Performance

2009 Returns:
* Down .8% in February (-10% YTD)

Atticus European Fund up 12.57% over the five years ending 1/22/09, vs +1.93% for the S&P Europe 350 index.

Down 12.5% in January 2008

Atticus Global Ltd down 4.79% in February 2007

Up 32.2% for the year at the end of November 2006