Chase Coleman

Firm: Tiger Global Management
City: New York
2008 Age: 33
2008 Assets Under Management: $5 Billion

A direct descendant of Peter Stuyvesant, Charles Payson ‘Chase’ Coleman III graduated from Williams College.

Coleman is the founder and managing partner of New York based Tiger Global Management. The fund achieved a stunning 91% return in 2007 and boasts a seven-year average return of 43.7%.

Coleman, a protégé of hedge fund pioneer Julian Robertson is said to like trading small cap stocks.

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