Brevan Howard, Carlson Capital and Eton Park add to Investment Teams

September 23rd, 2009
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A number of established hedge fund managers continue to add to their investment teams by hiring industry veterans. In this week’s report, we look at recent hires made by Brevan Howard Asset Management, Carlson Capital and Eton Park Capital Management.

The first firm on this week’s list is Brevan Howard Asset Management, a global hedge fund manager that oversees approximately $26 billion. Alan Howard’s firm recently added four veterans to its investment team. The list includes Fabrizio Gallo, Richard Chau, Danny Bernheim and Mark Hillery.

Prior to joining Brevan Howard, Mr. Gallo and Mr. Chau were with Morgan Stanley. Gallo oversaw prop trading at Morgan Stanley, while Chau was the head of equity structuring in the bank’s New York office. Previously, Bernheim and Hillery were with Merrill Lynch and hedge fund manager Tudor Investment Corporation, respectively.

Next up is Dallas-based Carlson Capital, which oversees approximately $2.9 billion in US equities. The hedge fund manager, which has been on a major hiring spree over the last year, made a significant addition by hiring Jason Karp. Mr. Karp was previously the director of research and a portfolio manager at CR Intrinsic Investors, which is a Stanford, CT-based subsidiary of SAC Capital.

Jason Karp joins the firm as a co-chief investment officer and will work alongside the firm’s founder and other Chief Investment Officer Clint Carlson. Mr. Carlson founded Carlson Capital in 1993. The firm manages the Black Diamond group of hedge funds, separate managed accounts and fund of hedge funds.

Finally, Eric Mindich’s Eton Park Capital Management, which manages approximately $2.8 billion in US equities, has added Andrew Brownstein to its team. Mr. Brownstein joins Eton Park from the Blackstone Group where he was an analyst.

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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Brevan Howard Asset Management
Carlson Capital
Eton Park Capital Management
SAC Capital Advisors
Tudor Investment Corporation
The Blackstone Group
Related People: Alain Demarolle ; Alan Batkin (Vice Chairman); Alan Howard; Christopher Rochos; Clint Carlson; Eric Mindich; James Pallotta*; James Vernon; Jason Karp; Jean-Phillipe Blodget; Paul Tudor Jones, II; Peter G. Peterson; Ralph F. Rosenberg; Stephen A. Schwarzman; Steven A. Cohen; Trifon Natsis
Related Entities: Altar Rock*; Asgard Investment Corp; BH Global; BH Macro; Black Diamond Hedge Funds; Blackstone Kailix Advisors*; Brevan Howard Asia Fund; Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts; Brevan Howard Emerging Market Strategies Fund; Brevan Howard Macro FX; Brevan Howard Master Fund Ltd; BVI Global Fund Ltd; Canvas Capital; Carlson Alternative Advisors; Carlson Capital GP; Carlson Capital LP; Carlson Offshore Advisors; CR Intrinsic Investors; Double Black Diamond LP; Eton Park Associates LP; Eton Park Emerging Markets Fund LP; Eton Park Fund LP; Eton Park Master Fund, Ltd; Eton Park Overseas Fund Ltd; Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies*; GSO Capital Partners LP; R6 Investors*; Raptor Global*; S.A.C. Global Investors; SAC Capital Associates; SAC Meridian; SAC MultiQuant; SAC Select; Sigma Capital Management; Swiss Reinsurance; Tudor Investment Corp; Tudor Investments; Tudor Momentum Futures Fund; Tudor Tensor; Walter Capital Management*
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings; Hedge Fund Spotlight Reports


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