"26-year-old Fahmi Quadir, who expects to raise $200 million at her newly created Safkhet Capital and beginearly next year, may face an uphill climb. Hedge funds have come under fire for high fees and unimpressive returns. Fewer startups rolled out in 2016 than in any year since the financial crisis, and launches fell about 8 percent in this year's first quarter, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc."
She is a protege of notable short seller Marc Cohodes and in the past 2 years, she worked recently in Krensavagewhere she pushed for the short against Valeant, which Bill Ackman took the other side of and lost a ton.
A couple discussion points: Thoughts on short focused hedge funds? Thoughts on raising capital and convincing investors to give you $200 million at age 26?