Carlson Capital

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Key Facts

Websitehttp://www.carlsoncapital.com
HeadquartersDallas, TX
Employees178
AUM$20.5 billion
AUM as ofApril 4, 2016
Clients34

Overview

Carlson Capital is a hedge fund based in Dallas, TX. It was founded in 12/2001. They hold $20.5 billion in assets under management as of April 4, 2016. Read their Plain English Brochure. Broke into the 2009 Institutional Investor Hedge Fund 100 at rank 100http://www.iimagazine.com/Rankings/RankingsHeFu100RGlobal09.aspx?src=http://www.iimagazinerankings.com/rankingsHeFu100RGlobal09/rankings.asp~page--10__cat--TotalAssets

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Black Diamond Arbitrage Ltd. 0.006 hedge fund 1,000,000 7 54.0 17.0 Bnp Paribas Prime Brokerage International, Ltd., Merrill Lynch International, Merrill
Black Diamond Arbitrage Offshore Ltd. 0.068 hedge fund 50,000 2 100.0 Citi, Citigroup Global Markets, Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, Ubs Ag
Black Diamond Energy L/S Ltd. 0.058 hedge fund 1,000,000 16 2.0 36.0 Merrill
Black Diamond Energy L/S Offshore Ltd 0.195 hedge fund 50,000 2 100.0 Merrill, Morgan Stanley, Ubs Ag
Black Diamond Energy Sector, L.P. 0 hedge fund 1,000,000 Merrill, Morgan Stanley & Co LLC, Ubs Ag
Black Diamond Ltd. 0.077 hedge fund 1,000,000 18 25.0 3.0 Bnp Paribas Prime Brokerage International, Ltd, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill
Black Diamond Marine 2014 - I Limited 0 Other 5,000,000 Ubs Ag
Black Diamond Mortgage Opportunity II, L.P. 0.009 hedge fund 1,000,000 10 100.0 Merrill
Black Diamond Mortgage Opportunity Offshore II, Ltd. 0.009 hedge fund 50,000 1 100.0 Merrill
Black Diamond Partners, L.P. 0.201 hedge fund 1,000,000 82 7.0 Bnp Paribas Prime Brokerage International, Ltd, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill
Black Diamond Relative Value Offshore Ltd. 2.585 hedge fund 50,000 2 100.0 Citi, Citigroup Global Markets, Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, Ubs Ag
Black Diamond Relative Value Partners, L.P. 0.139 hedge fund 5,000,000 26 21.0 4.0 Bnp Paribas Prime Brokerage International, Ltd, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill
Black Diamond Sri Ltd 0.040 hedge fund 5,000,000 5 2.0 61.0 Merrill
Black Diamond Sri Offshore Ltd. 0.083 hedge fund 50,000 1 100.0 Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Black Diamond Sri, L.P. 0 hedge fund 5,000,000 Merrill
Black Diamond Thematic Ltd. 0.707 hedge fund 1,000,000 99 4.0 49.0 Merrill
Black Diamond Thematic Offshore Ltd. 2.440 hedge fund 50,000 2 100.0 Citi, Citigroup Global Markets, Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, Ubs Ag
Cathedral Lake III, Ltd 0.394 Other 100,000 3 48.0
Double Black Diamond Ltd. 3.063 hedge fund 5,000,000 281 4.0 10.0 Bnp Paribas Prime Brokerage International, Ltd, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill
Double Black Diamond Offshore Ltd. 12.113 hedge fund 50,000 2 100.0 Citi, Citigroup Global Markets, Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch International, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, Ubs Ag

Historical Performance

The $2.9 billion Double Black Diamond LP, was up 20.1% in 2009 through August. Up 11% annualized since inception in 1997http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a9CLcqbOgTKk

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
Shahla AliChief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Lynne AlparChief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Clint CarlsonNone Indirect Owner> 75%
Clint CarlsonPresident, Chief Investment Officer Owner or Officer50-75%
Nancy CarlsonLimited Partner Owner or Officer10 to 25%

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