The Journal Interview: Barton Briggs

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Barton Briggs is Managing Partner of Traxis Partners LLC, a global macro hedge fund based in New York. In 1965 he founded and was a Managing Partner of Fairfield Partners, one of the first established hedge funds. Mr. Biggs joined Morgan Stanley as a Partner in 1973 and founded Morgan Stanley’s investment management company (“MSIM”). He also formed the firm’s Equity Research department and has held the positions of Director of U.S. Research and Director of Global Research.

Interviewed by David Spaulding

Barton Briggs is Managing Partner of Traxis Partners LLC, a global macro hedge fund based in New York. In 1965 he founded and was a Managing Partner of Fairfield Partners, one of the first established hedge funds. Mr. Biggs joined Morgan Stanley as a Partner in 1973 and founded Morgan Stanley’s investment management company (“MSIM”). He also formed the firm’s Equity Research department and has held the positions of Director of U.S. Research and Director of Global Research. Mr. Biggs was Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of MSIM (and its predecessor), as well as Chairman of Morgan Stanley Institutional Funds. He was a Director and member of the Executive Committee of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from 1991 until the merger with Dean Witter & Co. in 1996. Institutional Investor magazine named Mr. Biggs as a strategist to its All-America Research Team 11 times, and from 1996 to 2002 he was voted the top global strategist by the Institutional Investor Global Research poll. He graduated from Yale University and from the New York University Graduate School of Business with Distinction, and served three years as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. Mr. Biggs is also Chairman of Riversville Foundation and a Director of Said Holdings Limited.

The Journal Interview: Barton Briggs

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