Services are planned Saturday, April 26, for A. Alex Porter, who died Friday, April 18, 2014, at age 75. The cause was cancer, according to his sister, Sarah Porter Boehmler. Porter was a Charlotte native and 1960 Davidson College graduate who went on to become a member of the Wall Street generation that popularized the hedge fund. He was himself a successful practitioner of that now-familiar investing craft, founding the New York-based firm that later became Amici Capital.
Read his full obituary on our OBITUARIES page