Hedge Fund Hires: BlueCrest Capital, JD Capital, Paulson & Co, Mudrick Capital, & C12 Capital

April 16th, 2010
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In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent additions made by BlueCrest Capital Management, JD Capital Management, Paulson & Co, Mudrick Capital Management, and C12 Capital Management. BlueCrest Capital and JD Capital have hired new portfolio managers, while Paulson & Co, Mudrick Capital, and C12 Capital have strengthened their investor relations and advisory teams with veteran additions.

BlueCrest Capital Management has hired Marcin Wiszniewski as a portfolio manager. Mr. Wiszniewski was previously the head of Morgan Stanley's European foreign exchange and emerging markets trading. At Bluecrest Capital, Mr. Wiszniewski will manage the $500 million BlueCrest Emerging Markets Fund. London-based BlueCrest was founded in 2000 by Michael Platt and William Reeves and currently manages approximately $13 billion.

JD Capital Management, a $350 million volatility specialist, has hired Denny Wong and Achal Agarwal. The pair previously founded volatility focused Volathon Capital Management, which they closed down a year after launching. Prior to Volathon, Wong was a trader at Merrill Lynch, while Agarwal was a trader at hedge fund Onyx Capital Management.

The London office of Paulson & Co , Paulson Europe, has appointed Tim Maher as a senior vice president. Mr. Maher was previously a SVP at Och-Ziff Capital Management and before that he worked in capital introduction JPMorgan in London and Bear Stearns. At Paulson Europe, Mr. Maher will co-head the investor relations team with Jonas Frantz. John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. was founded in 1994 and manages merger arbitrage and event-driven stragies, as well as real-estate recovery and gold focused hedge funds.

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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
BlueCrest Capital Management
C12 Capital Management
JD Capital Management
Mudrick Capital Management
Paulson & Co.
Sandell Asset Management
Related People: Andrew Hoine; J. David Rogers; Jason Mudrick; John Paulson; Mena Gerowin; Michael Keeley; Michael Platt; Mike Barr; Stephen King; Stuart Merzer; Thomas ; William Reeves
Related Entities: Barclays Capital*; BlueCrest Capital; BlueCrest Special Situations Fund LP; BlueCrest Strategic Ltd; BlueMountain Capital Management; C12 Capital; Castlerigg Global Select; Castlerigg International Master; Castlerigg Master Investments; Contrarian Equity Fund*; FRM Capital Advisors; JD Capital Tempo Master Fund*; Man Group Holdings; Mudrick Distressed Opportunity Fund; Paulson Advantage Master Ltd; Paulson Advantage Plus Master Ltd; Paulson Real Estate Recovery Fund; Paulson Recovery Fund; PCI; Protium Finance LP; SAMC; Tempo Volatility Fund
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings


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