The UK’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers – 2019 Edition

by Hedge Fund Insight staff   Michael Platt, the co-founder of BlueCrest Capital Management, not only remains the richest hedge fund manager in Britain he has extended the gap to the rest of the pack. With a net worth of £3.7 billion, according to the Sunday Times,  he is £2bn wealthier than the next hedgie,  having been £1.6bn […] Read more »

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 »

Winton Pays For Twitter Profile Raising

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   There has been a difference of opinion on the use of social media by hedge funds. Agecroft sees widespread use, Hedge Fund Insight sees very limited use of social media by large hedge fund groups.  So it was interesting to see the following on Twitter.   Winton Capital sponsored […] 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 »

10 Hedge Funds Family Offices Like

By David Bain of Family Capital   During the financial crisis hedge funds didn’t exactly endear themselves to many family offices, with their opaque redemption structures and underperformance during much of the crisis. But, with some trepidation, family offices have since ventured back into them. Vidak Radonjic, CEO of the New York-based Beryl Consulting Group, […] 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 »

85% Hit Rate Pays Off For CTA Warren Capital

By Kamran Ghalitschi, publisher of HedgeNordic In another year turning out to be challenging for Managed Futures, the Nordic Hedge Index CTA sub index just managed to creep into positive territory for the year, largely picking up some tailwind from trends in equity markets. Warren Capitals two CTAs outpaced the index, clocking in the better […] Read more »