Brevan Howard, BlueCrest, Marshall Wace and Man Group top FN’s Most Influential

August 12th, 2009
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The Financial News recently released its 2009 FN 100 list of Europe’s most influential people in capital markets. Not surprisingly, leaders at many of the largest European hedge fund managers topped the hedge fund portion of the list. Leading the list is Brevan Brevan Howard Asset Management’s Alan Howard who managed to lock-in strong fund performances during a very turbulent year. He is followed by BlueCrest Capital Management’s co-founder Michael Platt and Marshall Wace Asset Management's Paul Marshall.

Despite a turbulent year, Man Group plc’s CEO Peter Clarke made the list at number four for having a stable hand and an ability to adapt. At number five is the only fund of funds manager to make the list, Dexion Capital’s Robin Bowie, who managed to defeat liquidation demands by winning shareholder votes.

Number six on the list is GLG Partners’ Manny Roman who also braved it through a tough year. GLG infamously lost its star emerging markets hedge fund trader Greg Coffey to rival Moore Capital Management. Despite poor performance and client outflows, GLG weathered the storm.

Coming in at seven and eight are James Paradise and Andrea Angelone from the prime brokerage divisions at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, respectively. At nine is CQS Management Limited’s founder Michael Hintze.

The final spot is shared by portfolio managers Roger Guy and Guillaume Rambourg of Gartmore Investment Management. The strong performance of their Gartmore AlpaGen Cappella hedge fund helped Gartmore’s overall hedge fund business weather the storm.

To see the complete list, please click “Source” below. For more information on the firms and people mentioned in this article, please see their “Detailed Investor Profile” below. To see HedgeTracker’s Complete Hedge Fund Directory, click here.
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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
BlueCrest Capital Management
Brevan Howard Asset Management
CQS Management Limited
Gartmore Investment Management
GLG Partners
Man Group plc
Marshall Wace Asset Management
Moore Capital Management
Related People: ; Alan Howard; Ben Wallace; Christopher Rochos; Dominic Rossi; Emmanuel "Manny" Roman; Emmanuel Roman; Grant Thompson; Greg Coffey; Guillaume Rambourg*; Henry Bedford*; Ian Wace; James Vernon; Jason Mackay*; Jean-Philippe Blochet; Jean-Phillipe Blodget; Jeff Meyer; John Bennett; John White; Jon Aisbitt; Louis Bacon; Luke Newman; Mark Jones; Michael Hintze; Michael Platt; Noam Gottesman*; Paul Marshall; Pierre Lagrange; Roger Guy; Teun Johnston; Trifon Natsis; William Reeves
Related Entities: AHL; BH Global; BH Macro; BlueCrest Capital; BlueCrest Capital Management; BlueCrest Special Situations Fund LP; BlueCrest Strategic Ltd; BlueMountain Capital Management; Brevan Howard Asia Fund; Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts; Brevan Howard Emerging Market Strategies Fund; Brevan Howard Macro FX; Brevan Howard Master Fund Ltd; CQS (UK) LLP; CQS Convertible and Quantitative Strategies Fund; CQS Credit Long/Short Fund; CQS Investment Management Limited; Gartmore AlphaGen Avior Fund; Gartmore AlphaGen Capella Fund; Gartmore AlphaGen Crucis Fund; Gartmore AlphaGen Rhocas Fund; Gartmore AlphaGen Velas Fund; GLG Alpha Select Fund; GLG Partners; GLG Partners Inc; GLG UK Growth; GLG UK Income; GLG UK Select; Hellman & Friedman LLC; Man Global Strategies; Man Group Holdings; Man Investments; Marshall Wace Eureka Fund; Marshall Wace GaweKal Asia Limited; Marshall Wace LLP; Moore Capital Emerging Markets; Moore Global Fixed Income; Moore Japan Restructuring; MW TOPS Limited; Remington Investment Strategies; Swiss Reinsurance; Valence Capital Management
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