Long-Term Capital Management - LTCM: Long-term capital management (LTCM) was a large hedge fund , led by Nobel Prize-winning economists and renowned Wall Street traders, which nearly collapsed the ...
Investment management. Long-Term Capital Management L.P. ( LTCM) was a highly-leveraged hedge fund. In 1998, it received a $3.6 billion bailout from a group of 14 banks, in a deal brokered and put together by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 
Long-Term Capital Management was a massive hedge fund with $126 billion in assets. It almost collapsed in late 1998. If it had, that would have set off a global financial crisis. LTCM's success was due to the stellar reputation of its owners. Its founder was a Salomon Brothers trader, John Meriwether.
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The President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, Hedge Funds, Leverage, and The Lessons of Long-Term Capital Management 12 (1999). In August 1998, following the Russian government default, LTCM suffered large losses, increasing its leverage ratio to 50-to-1, and by the end of the third week in September, further losses, increasing its ...
The demise of the firm, Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM), was swift and sudden. In less than one year, LTCM had lost $4.4 billion of its $4.7 billion in capital. The entire story is recounted ...
In the fall of 1998, the losses and credit exposure of one particular hedge fund, Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM), were so far-reaching that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (Fed) felt compelled to organize LTCM's rescue. The author examines the hedge fund industry and reviews events that led to the collapse of LTCM.