Recent Hedge Fund Hires

CQS Management hires Former SAC Capital Hedge Fund Manager for new Long/Short Hedge Fund

The strong stock market has compelled London-based CQS Management to launch its first long/short equities fund to be managed by former SAC Capital hedge...

Embattled SAC Capital Advisors Bracing for Mass Exodus of Investor Funds

More than six years into an insider trading investigation, Steven A. Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors, is feeling the pressure of fleeing outside...

JPMorgan prop trading veteran Deepak Gulati launches Argentiere Capital AG

Yet another investment bank’s head prop trader has launched a large hedge fund. The latest launch is Argentiere Capital AG, which is led by Deepak...

Arrowpoint Partners Draws High Profile Janus Capital Group Traders

The conga line of former Janus Capital Group Inc. stock traders continues to weave towards Arrowpoint Partners with Brian Schaub and Chad Meade bringing...

Timothy Attias & Santiago Alarco's Canosa Capital launches with $300M

Timothy Attias and Santiago Alarco, who were previously the co-chief investment officers at Rubicon Fund Management, launched Canosa Capital LLP’s flagship...

SAC Capital veteran Yip Ka-hay set to Launch Macro focused Bright Stream Capital Management

Yip Ka-hay, the veteran Asia-based hedge fund manager formerly of SAC Capital Advisors LP, is getting ready to launch his own macro hedge fund this summer....

Icahn Capital veteran Alex Denner launching Health Care focused Activist hedge fund Sarissa Capital

Alex Denner, once Carl Icahn’s right hand investment manager in several successful activist investor drug company turnarounds, is ready to launch his...

Kris Jenner Mark Bussard and Graham McPhail launch Rock Springs Capital Management April 2013

Healthcare focused hedge fund Rock Springs Capital is launching later this year with more than $100 million in assets. The hedge fund was founded by T....

GLG veteran James Berger preps B1 Capital hedge fund for launch

James Berger has formed B1 Capital, a fundamental long/short equity hedge fund firm that will focus its investments in European stocks. Berger was previously...

Bank Trader Exodus Continues to Feed Hedge Fund Hiring Binge

Hedge fund firms hired 163 investment professionals in March, building on the steady industry hiring trend that has been building throughout 2013. Among...

Emerging Hedge Fund Manager Spotlight: Slate Path Capital, Encompass Capital Advisors and SeaStone Capital

In this week’s Hedge Fund Spotlight report, we look at three emerging hedge fund managers that have recently joined several of our top hedge fund ranking...

European Hedge Funds’ Losses are U.S. Hedge Funds’ Gains; Pine River Capital, Millennium Management and SAC Capital grab talent

U.S. hedge funds are capitalizing on the recent turmoil among startup European hedge funds and the European debt crisis which has produced a glut of top...

Former Eton Park Partners are Still Silent on Ronit Capital’s $300M Launch

Although the four partners are shrouded in secrecy, inside sources are learning more about the anticipated launch of Ronit Capital. According to Financial...

Top Trader Deepak Gulati Leaves JP Morgan Chase to launch Argentiere Capital

The Volcker Rule has sprung another star trader from the ranks of U.S. banks as Deepak Gulati leaves JP Morgan Chase to start his own hedge fund. As reported...

Brevan Howard’s Tristan Edwards to Mosaic Asset Management; Gains Backing from Woori Absolute Partners & NewAlpha Asset Management

In a joint venture with Woori Absolute Partners and NewAlpha Asset Management, Tristan Edwards, formerly of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, is ready...

Guggenheim may hire up to 10 portfolio managers in 2013

Guggenheim Global Trading (GGT), a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners LLC, announced that it plans to hire as many as 10 portfolio managers this calendar...

Keith Anderson's Anderson Global Macro preps for big Launch: Hires Credit Suisse’s Doug Paul

As Keith Anderson’s Anderson Global Macro prepares for its Q1 launch, he has reportedly made a big move by bringing on board Doug Paul as the firm’s...

FRM Capital Advisors seeds Toby Bartlett’s Japan focused Arena Capital Management

FRM Capital Advisors (“FCA”), the seeding division of FRM, Man Group plc‘s (“Man”) fund of hedge fund division, has entered into a strategic...

SAC alum set to launch long-short hedge fund

Former SAC portfolio manager, Charles Simonian, has announced that he will launch his own long/short hedge fund in March or April. The new fund, Trove...

GLG builds out macro and fixed-income platform with senior hires

GLG, the discretionary investment manager of Man Group plc (“Man”) today announces a number of senior hires to its macro and fixed income team. The...


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