D.E. Shaw Firing, but other Top Hedge Funds are Hiring

October 7th, 2010
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Last week, hedge fund job seekers received unwelcome news when industry giant New York-based hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw & Co. announced that it was cutting 10 percent of its workforce, representing approximately 150 hedge fund industry jobs. Despite the layoffs at David Shaw’s quant shop, many other prominent hedge funds continue to hire.

As evidenced by HedgeTracker’s Hedge Fund Job Center, a large number of firms are looking to add talented portfolio managers, research analysts, fund raisers and operations professionals to bolster their teams. Some of the major hedge fund firms that appear on the hedge fund job board include: Steven A. Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors, David Harding’s quantitative focused Winton Capital Management, multi-strategy behemoth Fortress Investment Group, Clint Carlson’s Dallas-based Carlson Capital, HBK Investments, and OakTree Capital Management.

The hedge fund job board also includes positions from more traditional investment managers, like Martin J. Whitman’s value-focused Third Avenue Management, Bill Gross’ fixed income focused PIMCO, Mario J. Gabelli’s GARP focused GAMCO Asset Management, and pension giant TIAA-CREF Investment Management.

For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
D.E. Shaw & Co
Fortress Investment Group
OakTree Capital Management
SAC Capital Advisors
Winton Capital Management
Related People: Anne Dinning; Bruce Karsh; Daniel Mudd; David E. Shaw; David Harding; Eric Wepsic; Howard S. Marks; Jude Driscoll; Julius Gaudio; Larry Keele; Louis Salkind; Matthew Beddall; Max Stone; Michael E. Novogratz; Raj Patel; Randal Nardone; Richard Masson; Robert Kauffman*; Steve Kaplan; Steven A. Cohen; Stuart Steckler; Wesley Edens; William F. Callanan
Related Entities: Man Group plc*; Adam Harding & Lueck*; Canvas Capital; CR Intrinsic Investors; D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, LLC; D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios; D.E. Shaw Group; D.E. Shaw Investment Management; DE Shaw Heliant Fund; Drawbridge Global Macro Funds; Fortress Commodities Fund LP; Fortress Partners Funds; Fortress Value Recovery Funds ; Logan Circle Partners; Newcastle Investment Corp; OakTree Distressed Opportunities; Oaktree Emerging Market Fund; Oaktree Japan Opportunities Fund; Oaktree US Convertibles; S.A.C. Global Investors; SAC Capital Associates; SAC Meridian; SAC MultiQuant; SAC Select; Sigma Capital Management; Walter Capital Management*
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings; Top Hedge Fund Portfolio Reports


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