Highfields Capital

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Key Facts

Founded1998
Websitehttps://www.hcmclient.com
HeadquartersBoston, MA
Employees95
AUM$18.8 billion
AUM as ofMarch 30, 2017
Clients6

Overview

Highfields Capital is a hedge fund based in Boston, MA. It was founded in 1998 by Johnathon Jacobson (from Harvard Management) and Richard Grubman (from Corporate Value Partners). They hold $18.8 billion in assets under management as of March 30, 2017. Read their Plain English Brochure.

Articles

8/15/2007 Highfields top positions include Clear Channel, Russell 2000, ...

5/14/2007 Highfields Capital Accumulates 6.7% Stake in First American (FAF)

3/8/2005 Circuit City Rejects Hedge Fund's Cash Bid

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Hflo Partners LP 0.119 hedge fund 5,000,000 2 1.0 Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley
Highfields Capital I LP 1.598 hedge fund 5,000,000 85 66.0 1.0 Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, JP Morgan, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, UBS
Highfields Capital II LP 4.961 hedge fund 5,000,000 361 39.0 17.0 Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, JP Morgan, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, UBS
Highfields Capital III L.P. 10.714 hedge fund 5,000,000 3 Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, JP Morgan, Merrill, Morgan Stanley, UBS
Highfields Capital IV LP 5.755 hedge fund 5,000,000 215 1.0 2.0 JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, UBS
Highfields Capital Ltd. 2.451 hedge fund 5,000,000 217 12.0 JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, UBS

Historical Performance

Returned 22.4% in 2006http://media.ft.com/cms/02fd5a42-f338-11db-9845-000b5df10621.pdf

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
Jonathon JacobsonNone Indirect Owner> 75%
Jonathon JacobsonFounder, Ceo And Chief Investment Officer Owner or Officer> 75%
Kristin MarcusManaging Director And Chief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Scott PomfretChief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Jennifer StierManaging Director And Chief Operating Officer Owner or OfficerNone