Darsana Stumbles Against Sky-High Expectations

August 23, 2016   Stephen Taub

Anand Desai raised about a billion dollars to launch the firm in 2014. Returns in 2015 were off slightly; in 2016 they’re worse.

A hedge fund firm that enjoyed one of the most high-profile and successful launches in recent years continues to stumble. The struggles of New York–based Darsana Capital Partners, the hedge fund firm founded in 2014 by Anand Desai, a former …


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