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BlueCrest Money Manager Daniel Escobar Said to Leave Hedge Fund

bloomberg.com — Daniel Escobar, a money manager at BlueCrest Capital Management, has left the hedge fund, according to a person with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Escobar, who was based in London, is at least the fourth money manager to leave the investment firm since billionaire founder Michael Platt decided to return client money in December.
Feb 05, 2016

BlueCrest PM Escobar said to leave, at least the 4th to depart since the big announcement by the hedge fund in Dec bloom.bg/20IVyUJ

Feb 05, 2016

RT @nishantkumar07: BlueCrest PM Escobar said to leave, at least the 4th to depart since the big announcement by the hedge fund in Dec bloom.bg/20IVyUJ

BTG Hedge-Fund's Assets Said to Plummet to Below $500 Million

bloomberg.com — Assets managed by Grupo BTG Pactual's main macro hedge fund have fallen about 88 percent since November, according to a person familiar with the matter, as investors redeemed money following the arrest and release of its billionaire founder.
Feb 05, 2016

tough news from macro space continues: BTG Hedge-Fund's Assets Said to Plummet to Below $500 M bloom.bg/1PEKy7f with @iamandyhoffman

Feb 05, 2016

BTG Hedge-Fund Assets Plummet to Below $500 Million bloom.bg/1PEKy7f AUM down 88% since Nov, scoop by @iamandyhoffman @nishantkumar07

Feb 05, 2016

BTG Hedge-Fund's Assets Said to Plummet to Below $500 Million bloom.bg/1PEKy7f via @business

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Wild Market Ride Gives Horseman's European Hedge Fund 15.5% Loss

bloomberg.com — Equity markets' roller-coaster ride in January whipsawed money managers at Horseman Capital Management, the London hedge-fund firm that oversees $2.8 billion, with stellar returns and record losses. The Horseman European Select Fund, managed by Stephen Roberts, lost 15.5 percent betting shares would climb.
Feb 03, 2016

Jan marked stellar gain & record loss for $2.8B London hedge fund Horseman amid a $5.9 tln drop in equity markets bloom.bg/1SqiUxo

UBS Hires Former Hedge Fund Exec For Trading Strategies

financial-planning.com — (Bloomberg) -- UBS has hired former Brevan Howard partner Vinay Pande and his team for its wealth management unit as clients turn to hedge-fund type investment strategies to shield their portfolios from market shocks. Pande will take a newly created role of managing director and head of trading strategies at the bank's chief investment office.

UBS Hires Ex-Brevan Howard Money Manager Pande for Wealth Unit

bloomberg.com — UBS Group AG has hired former Brevan Howard Asset Management partner Vinay Pande and his team for its wealth management unit. Pande will take a newly created role of managing director and head of trading strategies at the bank's Chief Investment Office, a unit tasked with developing investment recommendations for the wealth manager that oversees $1.9 trillion in assets, the Swiss lender said in a statement on Monday.

Billionaire hedge fund manager predicts ‘exceptional’ trading opportunity

theglobeandmail.com — Billionaire hedge fund manager Alan Howard says there will be "exceptional opportunities" to make money in 2016 because of divergent monetary policies and as four years of low market volatility comes to an end.

Hedge-Fund Investors Fearing Turmoil Turn to Algorithms: Chart

bloomberg.com — Hedge funds using mathematical models to bet across asset classes raised a net $29 billion last year, reversing a $16 billion outflow in 2014, according to data from Eurekahedge. Investors turned to algorithms as they sought to benefit from a pick-up in volatility and divergent monetary policy across the globe.
Jan 29, 2016

Fear a market turmoil? Here's what hedge fund investors are feasting on bloom.bg/1QLmy34 via @business

Jan 29, 2016

RT @nishantkumar07: Hedge-Fund Investors Fearing Turmoil Turn to Algorithms: Chart bloom.bg/1QLmy34 via business data source: @Eurekahedge

Credit Suisse's Co-Head of Europe Prime Services to Depart

bloomberg.com — Dougal Brech, the European co-head of prime services at Credit Suisse Group AG, is leaving, the Swiss bank said, as it scales back the unit that caters to hedge funds. Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam reduced the bank's prime services operations, which include settling trades and lending to hedge funds, since taking the helm last year, as he seeks to bolster profitability and meet tougher capital rules.
Jan 29, 2016

Credit Suisse's Co-Head of Europe Prime Services to Depart bloom.bg/1SnQKBh via @business

Alan Howard Predicts 'Exceptional' Trading Opportunity in 2016

bloomberg.com — Billionaire hedge fund manager Alan Howard says there will be "exceptional opportunities" to make money in 2016 because of divergent monetary policies and as four years of low market volatility comes to an end.
Jan 29, 2016

This hedge-fund manager sees "exceptional opportunities" to make money in 2016. bloom.bg/20bdTwN @nishantkumar07 @business

Jan 29, 2016

Billionaire hedge fund manager Alan Howard is predicting an `exceptional' trading opportunity in 2016 bloom.bg/20bdTwN via @business

Jan 29, 2016

Alan Howard Predicts `Exceptional' Trading Opportunity - Bloomberg Business bloom.bg/20bdTwN#media-1 via business

Chris Rokos Said to Raise $3.5 Billion for Macro Hedge Fund

bloomberg.com — Chris Rokos, the Brevan Howard Asset Management co-founder who started his own investment firm last year, will be managing $3.5 billion by the end of this month in one of the largest hedge-fund startups, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Jan 28, 2016

Chris Rokos Said to Raise $3.5 Billion for Macro Hedge Fund bloom.bg/1nApULj via @business

Jan 28, 2016

Tough capital raising environment? Not for Chris Rokos as he is said to raise $3.5B for his macro hedge fund bloom.bg/1nApULj

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Feb 05, 2016

BTG GEMM fund made 9% in 1st 11 months last yr but its AUM has plunged 88% to below $500M bloom.bg/1PEKy7f

Feb 05, 2016

For sale: One 236-bed underground nuclear bunker. Includes MS-DOS. bloom.bg/1ocB74s via @business

Feb 05, 2016

BlueCrest PM Escobar said to leave, at least the 4th to depart since the big announcement by the hedge fund in Dec bloom.bg/20IVyUJ

Feb 05, 2016

tough news from macro space continues: BTG Hedge-Fund's Assets Said to Plummet to Below $500 M bloom.bg/1PEKy7f with @iamandyhoffman

Feb 05, 2016

Platt's BlueCrest Said to Be Probed by SEC Over Employee Fund bloom.bg/20KWB6L via @technology

Feb 05, 2016

Hedge Funds Zenit, Canosa to Shutter on Returns, Brummer Says bloom.bg/1TGffdR via @business by @willwainewright

Feb 04, 2016

The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States bloom.bg/1PRyJXk via @business

Feb 04, 2016

Nancy Zimmerman (not Leda Braga) runs the largest hedge fund in the world run by a woman, reveal @swillmer @TMoroney bloom.bg/1SJSmFA

Feb 04, 2016

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