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 »

Tom Sandell Takes The Bermuda Reinsurance Route

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Sandell Asset Management Corp. recently sponsored the launch of Sandell Re, a Bermuda based reinsurance company that can invest in the firm’s global event driven investment strategy, which will be managed in a separately managed account with an investment objective substantially similar to Sandell Asset Management’s main hedge funds. […] Read more »

Tom Sandell: Everything International

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By Josh Black, Editor of Activism Monthly Premium   For Thomas Sandell, the media interest in his fund’s campaign at FirstGroup was somewhat unexpected. “We were a little bit surprised by the volume of publicity,” admits the Swedish-born, US-based investor. But more disturbing to Sandell was the lack of understanding of his plans from Fleet […] Read more »