Atticus Global Advisors

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Key Facts

Founded1995
HeadquartersNew York
Other OfficesLondon
AUM$13.0 billion
AUM as ofSeptember 1, 2008
StrategiesActivist

Overview

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.http://www.thestreet.com/newsanalysis/stockpickr/10359349.html

13th largest hedge fund in Institutional Investor's 2008 Hedge Fund 100, up from 16th in 2007http://www.iimagazine.com/Rankings/rankingsHeFu100RGlobal08.aspx?LS=EMS204396

Key Employees include:http://www.stockpickr.com/port/Atticus-Capital/
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)http://dealbreaker.com/2009/03/dear-investors-5.php

Atticus European Fund up 12.57% over the five years ending 1/22/09, vs +1.93% for the S&P Europe 350 index.http://dealbreaker.com/2009/01/redemptions-get-yer-redemption.php

Down 12.5% in January 2008http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aNx6pr7Qs9Mc

Atticus Global Ltd down 4.79% in February 2007http://www.hedgefundintelligence.com/ar/Article.aspx?PositionID=22836

Up 32.2% for the year at the end of November 2006http://www.stockpickr.com/port/Atticus-Capital/

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