London-based Hedge Fund Rich List 2017

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Dropping out of the Top 20 – Michael Cohen, Och-Ziff Capital Management; Sir John Beckwith, RiverCrest Capital; Sir Paul Ruddock, Lansdowne Partners, and Nicolai Tangen of AKO Capital.     Related articles: Hedge Fund Managers in 2016 Sunday Times Rich List (Apr 2016) Odey Is Big Riser In Hedge Fund Rich List (Apr 2014) The Sunday Times Hedge […] Read more »

Hedge Fund Managers in 2016 Sunday Times Rich List

THE SUNDAY TIMES RICH LIST 2016 THE RICHEST HEDGE FUND MANAGERS   2016 rank 2015 rank Name Hedge fund Wealth Wealth increase/decrease 1 1= Michael Platt BlueCrest Capital £2.1bn Up £600m 2 4 Sir Michael Hintze CQS £1.28bn Up £50m 3 7 David Harding Winton Capital £1.15bn Up £150m 4 1= Alan Howard Brevan Howard […] Read more »

Odey Is Big Riser In Hedge Fund Rich List

From Hedge Fund Insight staff   Alan Howard, co-founder of Brevan Howard, and Michael Platt, of BlueCrest Capital, jointly head the list of Britain’s wealthiest hedge fund managers, each with £1.5bn fortunes, in The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List, to be published this Sunday, April 26. The 128-page special edition of The Sunday Times Magazine […] Read more »

Institutional Flows Power Growth for Claren Road, MKP Capital and BlueCrest in Credit

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   In all investment strategies of the hedge fund industry the big have got bigger. The growth of assets has tended to be dominated by the top managers, whether in CTAs, macro or multi-strategy. In the period since the Credit Crunch of 2008-9 this long-term trend has accelerated. Between the […] Read more »

The Hedge Fund HOT 100 2014

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    By Staff Writers of Hedge Fund Insight, led by Simon Kerr   Welcome to the second edition of The Hedge Fund Hot 100. As last year the aim is to capture what is emerging and trending and growing in the hedge fund industry. The absolute is interesting, and it is covered elsewhere in […] Read more »

Hedge Fund Managers Are Increasingly Accommodative On Fees – Towers Watson Survey

From The Towers Watson Global Alternatives Survey 2013* The key trends for hedge funds identified in the survey relate to both single manager hedge funds and funds of hedge funds (FoHFs). The FoHF industry continues to adjust to the new normal, with FoHFs increasingly working with investors in some form of customised or bespoke manner. […] Read more »

The Sunday Times Hedge Fund Rich List 2013

There are 61 hedge fund managers, worth £75m or more, in the list of Britain’s richest 1,000 people recently published by the Sunday Times. The list of the top 25 is given below. Alan Howard, who heads Brevan Howard, is Britain’s richest hedge fund manager, with a personal fortune of £1.5 billion, according to the […] Read more »

Hedge Funds to Step Up In LBO Market in Europe

Just like the private equity business, Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) activity is usually subject to a cycle related to that of the stock market with a lag. On top of that in Europe there used to be laid a secular growth in LBO volume, and a long-term trend towards a wider variety of buy-out financing […] Read more »

Through the Lag – Europe’s Leading Hedge Funds Add Investment Staff

>One of the ways of looking at the health of a hedge fund business is in staffing levels. Like many other businesses in finance hedge funds cut back on headcount in late 2008 and into 2009, and the cutbacks in London based hedge funds continued into 2010 (see this article for data on last year). […] Read more »