Looking back on the Fortress IPO and a Manhattan land grab

November 08, 2011   Rob Copeland


AR also revisits Thunder Capital’s nuclear-powered returns.

One year ago
»» Thunder Capital Management’s bets on uranium mining companies earned the small Clearwater, Fla. hedge fund the top monthly return of funds that report to the AR Database, with a 28.2% gain for its Energy Partners fund in October 2010.

The strategy, which manages $1.8 million, ended 2010 up a whopping 55.9% despite having started the year with six consecutive months of losses. The firm has been on a similarly wild ride in 2011. Returns have gone as low as -36.61% (in March) and as high 35.9% (in October), compared with a relatively steady few months for the AR U.S. Equity Index. The benchmark is down 1.82% for the year...

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