Recent Hedge Fund Hires

Former SPM star trader finally joins John Burbank’s Passport Capital

Jeffrey Kong, a former star trader at Structured Portfolio Management (SPM), will be joining Passport Capital, according to the Stamford Advocate....

Highbridge Capital Management promotes Todd Builione to President

Highbridge Capital Management has announced that it has promoted Todd Builione to be President. Mr. Builione will also retain his role as the firm’s...

Kay Haigh leaves Deutsche Bank AG to launch Avantium Investment Management

Kay Haigh, a trader who joined Deutsche Bank AG in 1994, left his role as head of global macro trading to found hedge fund Avantium Investment Management....

Man Group plc purchases remaining 50% of Ore Hill Capital to take full control

Man Group, already the world’s second largest hedge fund manager in terms of assets under management, has agreed to acquire the remaining 50% of Ore...

Fortress Investment Group launches Asia focused hedge fund

Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) has launched a macro hedge fund focused on Asia, joining other industry titans like GLG Partners and Soros Fund Management....

Hedge Fund Job Report: Baupost Group, Granahan, Samlyn Capital, Trian Group, Paulson & Azentus Capital

In this week’s hedge fund job report, we look at recent hires made by the Baupost Group, Granahan Investment Management, Samlyn Capital, Trian Group,...

Patrick Wolff’s Grandmaster Capital announces two key hires

Patrick Wolff’s Grandmaster Capital Management has hired Jeff Coddington as chief financial officer and chief operating officer as well as Todd Ammons...

Duquesne Capital veteran Michael Perl forms Harbor Bridge Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets specialist Michael Perl has founded Harbor Bridge Emerging Markets and is looking to launch the firm’s flagship hedge fund sometime...

Siris Capital to spin-off from Steven A. Cohen’s SAC Capital

SAC Capital Advisors LP reportedly plans to spin-off its private equity group Siris Capital, which is led by Frank Baker, Peter Berger and Jeffrey Hendren....

Citadel veteran Ravi Mattu joins PIMCO

Ravi Mattu, the former head of research and strategy for Ken Griffin’s Citadel Securities, has joined Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) as a...

Berkshire Hathaway expands list of possible Warren Buffett successors

In a regulatory filing on Monday, February 28th, Berkshire Hathaway stated that it was now considering four internal candidates as replacements for 80-year-old...

Soros Fund Management and Silver Lake to launch clean-energy focused fund

Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by George Soros, and Silver Lake, a private equity firm, are combining forces to found Silver Lake Kraftwerk. According...

Star Macro Trader at Moore Capital Opts for Early Retirement

Henry Bedford, a London-based senior portfolio manager, announced he is retiring from Moore Capital Management at age 56. Bedford joined Moore in 2003...

Goldman star trader Morgan Sze’s Azentus Capital expected to launch with $1 Billion

Morgan Sze, the former head of Goldman Sachs’ Principal Strategies Group in Asia, is gearing up his new hedge fund firm, Azentus Capital, for an anticipated...

Hedge Fund Job Report: GoldenTree, Tudor Investment Corporation, RAB Capital, Matrix Group

In this week’s hedge fund job report, we look at recent moves made by GoldenTree Asset Management LLC, Tudor Investment Corporation, RAB Capital and...

Brummer & Partners seeds Scott Collison’s Asia-focused Orvent Asset Management

Swedish hedge fund giant Brummer & Partners recently announced its plans to seed an Asia-focused event-driven hedge fund, Orvent Asset Management Pte,...

Kovner’s Caxton Associates opens Sydney office to lead push into Asia-Pacific

Multi-strategy hedge fund manager Caxton Associates has launched a push into the Asia-Pacific markets with a new office to coordinate its activities in...

Tom Wilcox takes over as Chief Investment Officer of Shumway Capital Partners, Chris Shumway to remain CEO

Chris Shumway, the Tiger cub who founded Shumway Capital Partners in 2002, recently announced his decision to decrease his involvement in the hedge fund’s

Sandelman veterans Pascutti, McNeil & Esty found Eagle River Asset Management

Michael Pascutti, Jim McNeil and Ben Esty have joined together again to found Eagle River Asset Management. The three founders previously worked together...

Hedge Fund Job Report: George Weiss, SAC Capital, Touradji Capital, Elliot Management, Armajaro, Soroban Capital

In this week’s hedge fund job report, we review senior management changes that were recently made at Paul Touradji’s Touradji Capital Management and...


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