Recent Hedge Fund Hires

Carl Wiese’s GROW Partners launches with backing of Oakmont Corporation and ROTH Capital

GROW Partners launched its flagship hedge fund last month with $50 million in assets under management. The flagship GROW Small Cap Equity Long/Short...

Diamondback Credit Team Looking for Fresh Start at Aesir Capital Management LLC

With his former firm Diamondback Capital Management, mired in legal troubles, Mark Fishman is transporting his fixed income group to his startup Aesir...

Perella Weinberg Partners Names Sandra M. Haas As Partner

Perella Weinberg Partners announced today that Sandra Haas has joined the Firm as a Partner and Deputy Head of the Firm’s Asset Management business....

Vulpes Investment Management Attracts Tudor Investment Corp’s Eye

Tudor Proprietary Holdings Ltd., a member of the Tudor Group controlled by Paul Tudor Jones, likes what it sees in a new, proprietary trading technology...

SkyBridge Capital expands Global Footprint

SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), an alternative investment firm, today announced the continued expansion of its global distribution footprint with the addition...

Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema’s to liquidate BlueGold Capital Management

Co-founders Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema informed clients that they will be liquidating BlueGold Capital Management LLP and returning 98 percent of...

Eton Park Veteran Thierry Lucas founds Portland Hill Capital

Thierry Lucas has founded Portland Hill Capital, a hedge fund manager that will invest in European equities. According to sources, Portland Hill Capital...

The Big Hedge Fund Stories from 2011: Part 1

Although individual news items can have can have historical significance (such as story number 1 below) the effort here is more to point to the themes...

Noam Gottesman Appointed Non-Executive Chairman of GLG (US)

On 17 January 2012, Noam Gottesman, a founding partner and Principal of GLG Partners, Inc., stood down as co-CEO of GLG and has taken on the role of non-executive...

Soros Fund Management cuts employees after closing to new investments

Soros Fund Management, the hedge fund founded by George Soros, cut a number of stock analysts and portfolio managers in the last quarter of 2011 in a...

Fortress Announces Chief Executive Officer Daniel Mudd to Take Leave of Absence, Appoints Randal A. Nardone Interim Chief Executive Officer

Fortress Investment Group today announced that Daniel Mudd is taking a leave of absence from his role as chief executive officer of the company and member...

Highbridge Capital Management’s investment team continues to shrink

Earlier in the week, we learned that Shyan Wen Lim, the former joint head of Highbridge Capital’s Asian investment team, had been laid off as part of...

Highbridge Capital Management taps Arjun Menon to lead Asia Investment Operations

Highbridge Capital Management is refocusing its Asian investment efforts away from equities and towards high-yield credit, convertible bonds and volatility...

Ruud Hendriks to lead Man Group’s Institutional Group

Man Group plc announced that Ruud Hendriks has been appointed non-executive Chairman of Man’s Institutional Department. Mr. Hendriks, who is currently...

Highbridge Capital veteran Carl Huttenlocher launches Myriad Asset Management

Myriad Asset Management launched its maiden hedge fund today with $300 million in assets under management. Myriad, which is based in Hong Kong, was founded...

Sutesh Sharma founds Portman Square Capital, Latest Prop Trader to Flee the Volcker Rule

Following in the footsteps of several other top proprietary traders from throughout the industry, Sutesh Sharma is leaving Citigroup’s Principal Strategies...

Boaz Weinstein’ Saba Capital hires JPMorgan Prop’s Maitland Hudson

Saba Capital Management LP hired prop trader Maitland Hudson away from JPMorgan last month. According to Bloomberg News, Mr. Hudson was previously...

Man Group snags Goldman Sach’s Jonathan Sorrell

Man Group has reportedly hired Jonathan Sorrell away from Goldman Sachs. According to the New York Times, Mr. Sorrell previously headed up Goldman’s...

Brevan Howard loses Krishnan Sadasivam and Filippo Altissimo

Brevan Howard, the London-based hedge fund manager, saw two of its partners leave the firm in the beginning of August. Krishnan Sadasivam was a trader...

The Cooling Market for Hedge Fund Traders

The tide is suddenly heading out to sea for aspiring hedge fund traders. Ilana Weinstein of the IDW Group, which specializes in hedge fund recruitment,...


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