Hedge Funds Europe

Hedge Fund Rankings

March 4, 2016

2015’s Top-Performing Funds With $1 Billion or More in Assets Bloomberg’s rankings of the top-performing hedge funds are based on funds’ net returns for 2015. Because hedge-fund returns can be difficult to obtain, our lists are not all-inclusive. In addition, some of the numbers were difficult to verify. Unless the

BlueBay Targets $2.2B for Second Direct Lending Fund

November 6, 2015

BY WILL WAINEWRIGHT AND SUZY WAITE, BLOOMBERG BRIEF BlueBay Asset Management’s private debt business, which advances loans directly to European companies, is seeking to raise 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) for a second lending fund. Asset-raising for the London-based firm’s Direct Lending Fund II will close this quarter, according to

Family Office Special Edition

August 27, 2015

Worldwide, there are now more than 14,600 families with at least $100 million in assets — the kind of folks who would start or hire a family office — up 42 percent since 2008, according to the Boston Consulting Group. When setting up a family office, organizers face a two-fold

U.K. Elections to Send Pound to 30-Yr Low: Toscafund

April 13, 2015

BY WILL WAINEWRIGHT The British pound may drop to a 30-year low against the U.S. dollar after the U.K. election next month as parties jostle for power in the absence of a clear winner, according to Savvas Savouri, chief economist at Toscafund Asset Management. “Negotiations could drag on for three or four

Ex-Moore Manager De Langlade Said to Plan Hedge Fund in London

March 3, 2015

  By Will Wainewright Edouard de Langlade, a former money manager with Moore Capital Management, is starting a macro hedge-fund firm in London named EDL Capital (UK), according to a person with knowledge of the situation. De Langlade, 39, plans to start trading the EDL Global Opportunities Fund on June 1,

Lyxor Eyes ‘Esoteric’ Managers, Among Others

December 8, 2014

BY WILL WAINEWRIGHT Lyxor Asset Management SA is searching for equity long-short, event-driven and “esoteric” strategies, according to Jean-Marc Stenger, chief investment officer of the alternative division at the Paris-based hedge fund investor. The demand for equity long-short managers comes as Lyxor seeks to diversify its fixed-income and long-only equity portfolios, according to Stenger. “In addition

Family Office Supplement

June 6, 2014

For wealthy individuals and families, setting up a family office usually offers the benefits of professional advice, confidentiality and the ability to preserve wealth across generations. This special report explores these themes and others, from new EU laws that may curtail privacy and affect the choice of jurisdiction to investing in alternatives and the