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BlueCrest Capital Management is an alternative asset management company founded by Michael Platt and William Reeves in 2000. Previously, both Mr. Platt and Mr. Reeves were Managing...

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Founders and Key Executives of BlueCrest Capital Management: Michael Platt; William Reeves

Entities related to BlueCrest Capital Management: Man Group Holdings; BlueMountain Capital Management; BlueCrest Special Situations Fund LP; BlueCrest Strategic Ltd; BlueCrest Capital

Relevant Firms***: BlueMountain Capital Management; Man Group plc

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Man Group plc sells stake in BlueCrest Capital Management

Date: March 28th, 2011
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BlueCrest Capital will liquidate BlueTrend UCITS Fund

Date: October 30th, 2010
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Date: July 26th, 2010
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Date: June 27th, 2010
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Hedge Fund Job Report: Southpaw, Shumway Capital, BlueCrest Capital, Highland Capital, GAM, & Loomis Sayles

Date: June 9th, 2010
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Date: May 27th, 2010
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Date: May 4th, 2010
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Date: May 2nd, 2010
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Date: April 16th, 2010
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Date: March 31st, 2010
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Date: March 1st, 2010
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BlueCrest Capital Management to close off BlueTrend Fund to new investors

Date: February 3rd, 2010
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BlueCrest Capital shipping 50 traders to Geneva to avoid British tax hike

Date: January 22nd, 2010
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BlueCrest Capital's "lightning-fast" trading advantage

Date: December 13th, 2009
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Date: August 12th, 2009
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Date: July 29th, 2009
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