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Case Title:

Tiger Fund

Publication Year : 2004

Authors: Shilpa M Rao & G Srikanth

Industry: Banking, Insurance and Financial Services


Case Code: FAC0005

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The phenomenon of a hedge fund's sudden demise after years of consistent success was notable in Tiger Fund. The fund, managed by Julian Robertson, one of the best stock pickers on the Wall Street, had witnessed incredible success for over a decade. In its heydays, Robertson's multi-billion-dollar hedge fund was one of the most powerful money manipulators. Robertson gave up after two decades of successful stock picking.

Pedagogical Objectives:

  • To discuss the underlying causes that led to the demise of once successful Tiger Fund.

Keywords : Hedge fund, Finance Case Study, Tiger Fund, Tiger Management Corp, Asian financial crisis, Julian Robertson, Fundamental stock picking, Leverage, Stock market crash, Currency market, Japanese yen, US dollar, Yen carry trade, Long short equity fund, Currency appreciation, Derivative financial instrument

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