Murder-Suicide plot at Paloma Partners S. Donald Sussman’s Greenwich Estate

January 3rd, 2010
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Contributed by: Teri Buhl
On New Year’s Eve S. Donald Sussman’s landscaper was found in a home on Sussman’s Greenwich Estate having apparently stabbed his daughter to death. Adam Dobrzanski had also attempted to take his own life with a knife, but the police arrived in time to transport him to the hospital. Mrs. Dobrzanski, the wife and Sussman’s personal chef, was with the Sussman family in the U.S. Virgin Islands at the time of the tragedy.

S. Donald Sussman founded the Paloma Funds in 1981. The firm’s multi-strategy hedge funds employ various quantitative, relative value and computerized statistical arbitrage strategies.

According to Teri Buhl, the Paloma’s main fund was up 20% in 2009 and has had an average annualized return since inception of over 20%. In her Greenwich Time article, Ms. Buhl also reported that Sussman's fund has incubated several hedge fund trading legends, “such as David Shaw of D.E. Shaw; Dan Arbess, who runs Perella Weinberg's Xerion Fund; Bruce Kover of Caxton Associates; Richard Perry of Perry Capital; and Dan Och of Och-Ziff.”

To see Ms. Buhl’s complete article, please click “source” below.
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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Caxton Associates
D.E. Shaw & Co
Och-Ziff Capital Management
Paloma Funds
Perella Weinberg Partners
Perry Capital
Related People: Aaron Rowe ; Andrew Law; Anne Dinning; Bob Boldt; Bob Boldt; Bruce Kovner; Christopher Bittman; Dan Arbess; Daniel Och; David E. Shaw; David Windreich; Emile Westergaard; Eric Wepsic; Harold Kelly; Joseph Perella; Joseph R. Perella; Julius Gaudio; Lauren Rose; Louis Salkind; Max Stone; Michael Cohen*; Paul Leff; Peter Weinberg; Richard Perry; S. Donald Sussman; Stuart Steckler(retired)*; Terry Meguid; Zoltan Varga
Related Entities: Caxton Alpha Equity LLC; Caxton Associates; Caxton Equity Growth (BVI) Ltd; Caxton Global Investments USA LLC; Caxton Healthcare Trading LLC; Caxton International LTD; D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, LLC; D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios; D.E. Shaw Group; D.E. Shaw Investment Management; DE Shaw Heliant Fund; MAK Capital One LLC; Och-Ziff Capital Structure Arbitrage; OZ Credit Opportunities; OZ Master Fund; Paloma International LP; Paloma Partners Company LLC; Paloma Securities, LLC; Perella Weinberg Agility Funds; Perella Weinberg Aileron Hedge Funds; Perella Weinberg Partners Oasis; Perella Weinberg Xerion Capital; Perry Corp.; Perry Partners; Sunrise Partners LP; Trust Asset Management LLP; University of Colorado Foundation; Xaraf Management LLC; Ziff Brothers
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