Hedge fund of investor who inspired The Big Short takes position on Barclays

Neuberger Berman bet worth 348,000 adds to positions against Lloyds and RBS The American hedge fund of the investor depicted in the Oscar-winning Hollywood film collapse of thea book by Michael Lewis, won an Academy award for best adapted screenplay. Eisman moved to New York-headquartered Neuberger Berman, which spun out of Lehman Brothers, in 2014 after reportedly helping FrontPoint, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, to double its assets to $1.5bn during the crash. Neuberger Bermans bet against Barclays adds to positions against Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland, worth $446,000 and $529,000 respectively, which the hedge fund previously disclosed. Short-selling involves borrowing shares in a company and selling them with the expectation of buying them back at a …