Recent Hedge Fund Hires

First New York’s EFX Prime Services reveals new Hedge Fund Team

EFX Prime Services, a division of trading firm First New York Securities, has recently announced the creation of its new hedge fund team. According to...

Farallon Loses Some Managers, Gains Others

Four senior stock managers at Farallon Capital Management have recently announced their departure from the hedge fund manager. According to Bloomberg,...

Top Goldman Hedge Fund Manager Starting Own Fund

Pierre-Henri Flamand, head of Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies, is leaving Goldman to start his own hedge fund, according to Bloomberg. Mr. Flamand...

Nevsky Capital to wind-down flagship Emerging Markets hedge fund

Nevsky Capital revealed to investors last week that it was going to close down its flagship $3 billion Nevksy fund in 12 months because its lead managers...

Polygon Investment Partners veterans launch event-driven focused Black’s Link Capital Ltd

A team of seven former Polygon Investment Partners traders have launched Hong Kong-based Black’s Link Capital Ltd. The new firm is set to launch an...

Odey Asset Management Terminates Asia Fund

Crispin Odey of the London-based hedge fund boutique, Odey Asset Management, announced the termination of his firm’s Asia fund after the fund failed...

Kent Muckel joins Perella Weinberg Partners’ asset management business

Kent Muckel joined Perella Weinberg Partners last month as a partner. Mr. Muckel was most recently the Chief Investment Officer at Baylor University...

Hedge Fund Hire Report: RWC Partners, John W. Henry & Co, Harvard’s Endowment, and Moore Capital Management

In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent additions made by RWC Partners, John W. Henry & Co, Harvard University’s Endowment, and...

Take-Two Interactive Software adds Carl Icahn’s Three Nominees to Board Slate

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ: TTWO) announced on the 21st of January that it would add Carl Icahn’s three board nominees to its slate of nominees...

GLG Partners opening offices in Hong Kong and Beijing

Hedge fund manager GLG Partners (NYSE: GLG) is expanding into Asia by opening up offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. According to Reuters, the Hong Kong...

BlueCrest Capital shipping 50 traders to Geneva to avoid British tax hike

In an effort to curb employee departures that could result from the recently enacted British 50% income tax levy on high earners, BlueCrest Capital Management...

Moore Capital Poaches another Star, Grabs Brevan Howard cofounder Jean-Philippe Blochet

After taking a Sabbatical in 2008, cofounding partner Jean-Philippe Blochet left Brevan Howard Asset Management in November of 2009. In a surprising development,...

Hedge Fund Hire Report: Trafalgar Capital, GLG Partners and Mistral Capital

In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent additions made by Trafalgar Capital Management, GLG Partners and Mistral Capital Partners....

Robert Gibbins’ Autonomy Capital hires Deephaven Capital veteran

Autonomy Capital, a global macro focused hedge fund manager, has hired Scott Nelson to runs its investor relations and business development efforts. According...

Glenn Greenberg and John Shapiro at odds, Chieftain Capital Splits-Up

Chieftain Capital Management has split over internal conflicts among its leaders. According to the Wall Street Journal, the investment firm, which was...

Citadel, PIMCO, Pershing Square Capital and Samena Advisors add depth

In this week’s buy-side hiring report, we look at recent additions made by three industry stalwarts Citadel Investment Group, Pacific Investment Management...

John Horseman Stepping Down, joining Pallotta, von Mueffling and Barakett

Horseman Global Fund’s portfolio manager John Horseman has announced his decision to step down after the fund’s value fell nearly 25% in 2009, despite...

Jean-Philippe Blochet leaves Brevan Howard Asset Management

One of Brevan Howard Asset Management’s co-founders, Jean-Philippe Blochet, has left the European hedge fund manager. Mr. Blochet co-founded the firm...

Former Star Manager of Goldman’s Global Alpha Fund to Launch New Hedge Fund

Former Goldman Sachs star hedge fund manager Mark Carhart has announced that he is planning to raise $1 billion for a computer-driven quant new hedge...

John Henry’s Hedge Fund lays off almost one third of its team

John Henry, owner of the Boston Red Sox, has laid off eight employees from his Florida based investment management firm John W. Henry & Co. The Boston...


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