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Jeffrey Tarrant, Pioneering Hedge Fund Investor, Dies at 63

Jeffrey Tarrant, a leading hedge fund investor who backed managers including Bill Ackman and Marc Lasry before they were stars, has died. He was 63.

Tarrant died on Aug. 5 at his home in Bridgehampton, New York, from a brain tumor that was first diagnosed and treated in 2017, according to a statement Wednesday from Protege Partners, the firm he founded...