A Tale of Two Hedge Funds: Magnetar and Peloton

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Abstract

This case analyzes the strategies of the two hedge funds, focusing on how money can be made and lost during a financial crisis. The role of investment banks as lenders to hedge funds such as Peloton is explored, as well as characteristics of the CDO market and an array of both mortgage-related and credit protection-related instruments that were actively used (for better or worse) by hedge funds during the credit crisis of 2007 and 2008.

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Stowell, D. and Carlson, S. (2017), "A Tale of Two Hedge Funds: Magnetar and Peloton", Kellogg School of Management Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.kellogg.2016.000006

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