Recent Hedge Fund Hires

Empyrean Capital Partners hires Tiger Cub veteran

Empyrean Capital Partners, an event-driven focused hedge fund manager, has reportedly hired Amir Attar as a portfolio manager. Prior to joining Empyrean,...

Sean Cullinan and other Duquesne Capital veterans open Point State Capital

Former Duquesne Capital Management vice chairman Sean Cullinan and six former Duquesne portfolio managers have reunited to launch a new hedge fund following...

SkyBridge Capital’s Anthony Scaramucci hires Peter Carey as a Managing Director

Alternative hedge fund management firm SkyBridge Capital recently announced that Peter Carey has become the the firm’s newest managing director. Mr....

Henry Swieca’s Talpion LLC hires JL Advisors veteran

Talpion LLC brought Ezra Solomon aboard last month as a research analyst. Previously, Mr. Solomon was at JL Advisors. Henry Swieca founded Talpion LLC...

Goldman veteran Pierre-Henri Flamand to launch Edoma Capital with $1 billion

Pierre-Henri Flamand anticipates raising over $1 billion for his hedge fund Edoma Capital in one of the most anticipated launches of 2010. According to...

Warren Buffett names Todd Combs to oversee large portion of Berkshire Hathaway’s portfolio

Warren Buffett recently announced Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK.A) newest hire, a man who will now manage a significant part of the venerable firm’s...

KKR to hire Bob Howard and fellow Goldman Sachs prop traders to head hedge fund unit

Private equity firm KKR & Co. is in the process of hiring nine proprietary Goldman Sachs traders to run a new stock-focused investment unit. According...

Jeff Blumberg named CEO of John Armitage’s Egerton Capital

Egerton Capital announced this week that Jeff Blumberg has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Blumberg, who joined Egerton...

Citadel replaces Boyle with Kurtzman, plans layoffs

After the departure of James Boyle, Citadel LLC has named Brad Kurtzman the head of the firm’s equity derivatives in its securities unit. According...

Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital Group plans to launch Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund

Distressed debt hedge fund manager Avenue Capital Group has announced its plans to launch a new closed-end fund that will diversify its product offerings...

Former Amaranth Advisors partner Manos Vourkoutiotis joins Nicholas Maounis’ Verition Fund Management

Nicholas Maounis, whose hedge fund Amaranth Advisors collapsed in 2006 with an infamous $6.6 billion in losses, has recently hired Manos Vourkoutiotis,...

Fortress Investment Group’s credit head Peter Briger moves to San Francisco to open new office

Fortress Investment Group has plans to open a new office in San Francisco, and Peter Briger, co-chairman of the firm and the head of its credit unit,...

Eric Mandelblatt aims to launch Soroban Capital hedge fund with $500 million

Eric Mandelblatt plans to launch his new Soroban Capital Partners hedge fund with an impressive $500 million in investments when it begins trading next...

Carlson Capital hires Dan Hoinacki

Clint Carlson’s Dallas-based Carlson Capital has hired Dan Hoinacki to head up client development. Prior to joining Carlson Capital, Hoinacki co-founded...

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

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...

HedgeTracker enhances Hedge Fund Job Board

HedgeTracker released an updated version of its popular Hedge Fund Job Center this week with hundreds of new hedge fund jobs and improved functionality...

Avenue Capital, KKR and Perella Weinberg Vying for Goldman Sachs Trading Unit

Three firms, including hedge fund manager Avenue Capital Group, private equity firm KKR and investment bank Perella Weinberg, are courting the U.S.-based...

Ron Beller and Manal Mehta launch Branch Hill Capital

Ron Beller has recently launched Branch Hill Capital, a new hedge fund management firm based in San Francisco. Mr. Beller had previously founded Peloton...

Richard Grubman and Robert Rubin leave hedge fund posts

Richard Grubman’s decision to retire from his post at Highfields Capital Management last month coincided with another high-profile departure in the...

Theory Capital Partners closes down after just 10 months

Rob Broggi and Carl Fantasia have decided to shut down Theory Capital Partners, a tech and media focused hedge fund firm that they founded late last year....


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