BlueMountain Continues To Struggle In Market TurmoilRupert Hargreaves
Soon after the $19 billion hedge fund, BlueMountain Capital Management was sold to Assured Guaranty for $160 million in the second half of 2019, the firm announced the closure of its $2.5 billion flagship BlueMountain Credit Alternatives Master Fund.
The decision to close the fund came after years of underperformance. It failed to meet its annual return target of 8% to 10% every year from 2012 onwards. Since its inception, the fund only earned 6.7% annualized for its investors.
However, despite this lackluster performance, BlueMountain continued to charge performance fees as much as 30%.
As returns declined and . . .
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