Activists Were Among 2016’s Top Performers Despite Early Losses

January 11, 2017   Stephen Taub

Christopher Hohn’s TCI was one of several activist hedge fund firms that generated double-digit gains last year.

Talk about a reversal of fortune. Like many other hedge funds, activists got off to a lousy start in 2016 amid the market’s early-year meltdown. This vindicated investors such as fund-of-funds firm SkyBridge Capital, which bailed out of a number …


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