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 »

VAT Year-End Approaching: Are Hedge Fund Managers Ready?

By Kamlesh Chauhan, Senior Manager, Haysmacintyre   The rules governing VAT are continually changing due to new VAT legislation being introduced, updates in HMRC’s guidance and interpretation and various case law precedents and decisions being released over time. Hedge fund businesses will often not have considered their VAT position in any detail for a number […] 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 »