Whitney Tilson: Selected Published Columns

Whitney Tilson: Selected Published Columns
Whitney Tilson


Should Warren Buffett Call It Quits?

By Whitney Tilson
Published on the Motley Fool web site, 4/3/00

Bonhoeffer Fund July 2022 Performance Update

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Julian Robertson announced at the end of last week that he was closing down Tiger Management. Less than two years ago, Tiger was the largest hedge fund group in the world, with $22.8 billion in assets, and had compounded investors’ money at 32% annually for nearly 18 years. But dismal performance over the past year and a half, which triggered massive investor redemptions, has led to Tiger’s demise.

It’s remarkable — and somewhat disconcerting for a money manager like me — to see how quickly the tide can turn. Tiger was up 69% in 1997 and an additional 17% through the first three quarters of 1998. But an ill-fated short position in the yen led to an 18% decline in October and Tiger ended 1998 d