UK Hedge Fund Rich List 2018

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by Hedge Fund Insight staff   Michael Platt, the co-founder of BlueCrest Capital Management, is the richest hedge fund manager in Britain with a net worth of £3 billion ($4.1 billion), according to the Sunday Times. The Sunday Times published its 2018 “Rich List” yesterday (May 13), ranking the 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK. It compiles the index […] Read more »

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 »

Marshall Wace Partners Cut Deal with KKR for Liquidity and Distribution

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   KKR, the quoted alternatives firm, and Marshall Wace LLP, one of London’s largest and longest-established hedge fund firms, today announced a long-term strategic partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, KKR will acquire at closing a 24.9% interest in Marshall Wace through a combination of cash and common units. […] Read more »

Question Of The Day – New Risk Measurement Methodologies For Hedge Funds?

Q.What are some of the new risk methodologies that are being used?  A. There are a lot, and the following may not be exhaustive but essentially I try to focus on creating an holistic risk approach, tail risk management and extreme events, dynamical correlation analysis and shift in correlation regime, dynamic volatility adjustment, macro risks […] 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 »