GLG Partners - Investor Profile

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Investor Information:

390 Park AvenueTotal AUM ($MM):21,600
20th FloorEquity AUM ($MM):2,911
New York, NY 10022Investment Style:Multi-Strategy
United StatesOrientation:Active
Phone: 212-224-7200 Investor Type:Hedge Fund Manager

Institutional Investor Background

GLG Partners LP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group, which acquired in the hedge fund manager in of October 2010. Prior to its acquisition by Man Group, GLG Partner was a NY-based alternative asset that was originally founded in September 1995 as a division of Lehman Brothers. In 2000, GLGH was restructured as a separate hedge fund entity. The three founding partners, co-CEO Noam Gottesman, Senior Managing Director Pierre Lagrange, and former partner Philippe Jabre, were previously traders at Lehman. Mr. Jabre left GLG Partners in 2006 and founded Jabre Capital in February 2007. In November 2007, GLG was taken public and started trading on the NYSE. Bankrupt entities of Lehman retain a 10% stake in the firm.

The GLG Partners platform manages over 25 offshore hedge funds using long-only and alternative strategies for high net worth and institutional clients. GLG launched a specialized European distressed debt fund managed by former King Street Capital Managing Director Galia Velimukhametova in 2009 after an impressive 84% return on its distressed strategy the prior year.

In April 2009, GLG acquired Societe Generale Asset Management UK, which had been Societe Generale's UK long-only asset management business. In April 2010, GLG acquired hedge fund manager Tisbury Capital Management and its investment team to manage event-driven strategies. Tisbury Capital's team includes Gerard Griffin, who founded Tisbury in 2003, as well as Gerald Lucaussy. Following the transaction, the Tisbury Liquid Event Master Fund was renamed the GLG Tisbury Event Driven Fund.

The firm is headquartered in London and has significant investment operations in New York and operations in Hong Kong and Beijing.

Investor Regional and/or Country Focus: Asia, Emerging Markets, Europe, North America, United States

Founders and Key Executives of GLG Partners: Teun Johnston; Mark Jones; Pierre Lagrange; Emmanuel "Manny" Roman; John White; Jason Mackay*; Noam Gottesman*;

Entities related to GLG Partners: GLG Alpha Select Fund; GLG Partners Inc; GLG UK Growth; GLG UK Income; GLG UK Select

Relevant Firms***: Jabre Capital Partners; Man Group plc; Ore Hill Capital; Tisbury Capital Management*

*Denotes that the person or entity is no longer related to the firm. **If you would like to submit investor updates, please click here. ***Relevant firms may include firms where founders previously worked, funds that were spun-off from the firm, funds that were seeded by the firm and/or unrelated firms that were founded by veterans of the fund. For specific details, please review the Investor Background sections for each firm of interest.

GLG Partners's Top 10 Equity Holdings

Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Facebook Inc (FB) 64.38 2,516,934 336,807 0.19
Splunk Inc (SPLK) 61.64 1,539,896 1,075,275 1.66
Walgreen Co (WAG) 58.10 1,218,518 1,128,156 0.14
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd (ADR) (TSM) 52.73 3,067,628 146,765 0.06
QUALCOMM Inc (QCOM) 47.85 714,774 -59,662 0.04
Visa Inc (V) 46.68 274,863 -14,266 0.05
Discover Financial Services (DFS) 43.20 963,335 535,963 0.18
Grifols S.A. - American Depositary Shares (GRFS) 42.73 1,473,021 344,916 0.25
Atlas Energy L.P (ATLS) 40.96 930,097 -644,308 1.81
Pfizer Inc (PFE) 40.10 1,389,447 269,704 0.02

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