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  1. May 20, 2014

    Hedge funds wrongfooted by choppy markets

    It was meant to be the year of the hedge fund. After near indiscriminate gains for shares in 2013, the choppier markets of...

  2. December 1, 2013

    Good signs for Europe’s business schools

    Good things come to those who wait, they say. After five years of constant uncertainty and frequent gloom, Europe’s top...

  1. October 23, 2013

    Brevan Howard moves bulk of operations out of UK

    Brevan Howard, the world’s third-largest hedge fund, has moved most of its operations out of the UK, shifting dozens of jobs...

  2. August 1, 2013

    Caxton reopens hedge fund to new investors

    Caxton Associates, one of the world’s most profitable hedge fund managers, has reopened its main fund to new investors in...

  3. June 23, 2013

    Financial Training: The drive to spread expertise

    Ever since the crisis of 2008, and the realisation that many of those implicated in the meltdown were ignorant of the risks...

  4. June 17, 2013

    MIT finance centre to focus on government policy

    Finance professors at MIT Sloan are running high-level seminars in London and Shanghai to help raise funds for a centre in...

  5. March 11, 2013

    Brevan Howard gives £20.1m to Imperial College

    Hedge fund Brevan Howard is to give £20.1m over eight years to Imperial College Business School in London to set up a...

  6. March 5, 2013

    Small hedge funds outdo elite rivals

    The world’s top hedge funds did far less well than usual last year, as smaller rivals made more money for investors and the...

  7. August 16, 2012

    Brevan Howard co-founder to step down

    Christopher Rokos, co-founder of Europe’s second largest hedge fund manager, Brevan Howard, is to leave the firm. Mr Rokos...

  8. March 23, 2012

    Latest bumper pay awards criticised

    London-based Man Group, the second-largest hedge fund manager in the world by assets, revealed a $7m pay award for Peter...

  9. December 16, 2011

    Hedge fund partners earn $3bn amid crisis

    Amid the eurozone debt crisis and a stuttering UK economy, three of London’s biggest hedge funds are on course to pay their...

  10. November 25, 2011

    Appetite grows for hedge fund launches

    The “Darwinian” shake-up of the hedge fund industry over the past few years is prompting increased interest from investors...

  11. October 14, 2011

    Liam Fox career timeline

    November 13 2005: Liam Fox, then shadow foreign secretary, backs David Cameron against rival David Davis in the Tory...

  12. October 13, 2011

    Doubts grow over how Fox pursues his goals

    Liam Fox has driven through significant reforms at the Ministry of Defence in the 16 months he has been secretary of state....

  13. September 20, 2011

    Brevan Howard to return $2bn to clients

    Brevan Howard, Europe’s second largest hedge fund by funds under management, is to return $2bn to clients to keep its...

  14. August 25, 2011

    Brevan Howard capitalises on turmoil

    Brevan Howard, the world’s largest macro hedge fund, has made close to $1.5bn over the past three weeks on the back of...

  15. July 22, 2011

    People: Brevan founder heads for exit

    Hedge fund Brevan Howard’s chief operating officer and co-founder James Vernon is leaving the firm, becoming the most senior...

  16. July 21, 2011

    Brevan Howard co-founder to leave firm

    James Vernon, the chief operating officer and co-founder of Brevan Howard, the world’s fourth-largest hedge fund, is to...

  17. FT Alphaville

    October 8, 2010

    Maneater?

    Brevan Howard — Europe’s largest hedge fund manager, the world’s 4th — is launching a new fund, the FT reports. A new...

  18. October 8, 2010

    Brevan Howard launches new $300m fund

    Brevan Howard, the UK’s biggest hedge fund manager, has launched a computer-driven fund to challenge some of its biggest...

  19. October 1, 2010

    Hedge fund exodus costs UK £500m

    Britain will lose hundreds of millions of pounds in tax revenues every year as a result of top hedge fund managers moving...

  20. September 6, 2010

    Hedge funds feel pressure with August results

    Hedge fund managers are facing growing pressure to deliver strong performance in the last four months of the year after yet...

  21. August 3, 2010

    On Swiss time

    Another of Mayfair’s leading hedge fund lights – Jean-Philippe Blochet – is departing for the tax-flexible, bonus-honouring...

  22. July 2, 2010

    Obstacles thwart City high-fliers seeking Swiss sanctuary

    European Union plans for tough rules on bankers' bonuses could enhance Switzerland's appeal as a haven from high taxes and...

  23. July 1, 2010

    City high-fliers seek Swiss sanctuary

    European Union plans for tough rules on bankers’ bonuses could enhance Switzerland’s appeal as a haven from high taxes and...

  24. June 30, 2010

    Hedge fund boss heads for Geneva

    Alan Howard, one of the UK's most successful hedge fund managers and a donor to the Conservative party, is relocating to...

  25. June 29, 2010

    Hedge fund manager heads for Geneva

    Alan Howard, one of the UK’s most successful hedge fund managers and a donor to the Conservative party, is relocating to...

  26. FT Alphaville

    June 28, 2010

    Dodd-Frank Act Title XVI (f) (2): Hedge Fund Tax

    Dear hedge fund manager, Please rate, on a scale of  1-10, your company’s importance as a source of credit for low-income,...

  27. FT Alphaville

    January 14, 2010

    Letter from Mayfair, 2009

    Sam Jones, the FT’s hedge fund correspondent and former AV’er, has been looking at the performance of Mayfair’s finest in ...

  28. January 14, 2010

    Brevan seeks to build on success

    Alan Howard's first job was, fittingly, to look after the keys to the London Stock Exchange. He was there - straight out of...

  29. September 11, 2009

    Growing hedges

    More hires at Brevan Howard, as ex-Credit Suisse trader Alan Howard bolsters his trading team. Fabrizio Gallo , the former...

  30. July 24, 2009

    Yell on track in talks to refinance

    Yell, the debt-laden directories group, said refinancing negotiations with lenders were on track as it reported...

  31. May 22, 2009

    Entropical paradise

    Why wait 16 years to revive Arcadia, they’re asking the playwright, Tom Stoppard? To which the answer, begging his pardon...

  32. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2009

    The hedgie rich list

    More from Alpha magazine… The top ten hedge fund moneymakers for 2008: 1.         James Simons (Renaissance Technologies...

  33. October 18, 2008

    Oedipus

    The Actor's Wail is one of the enduring clichés of theatre. The queeny old thesps in Blackadder suggested that every big...

  34. October 11, 2008

    Oedipus

    Olivier, National Theatre, London SE1 Ralph Fiennes, Jonathan Kent and Frank McGuinness brave the scale of the Olivier...

  35. June 23, 2008

    Fox denies breach of funding rules

    Tory party funding was again under the spotlight yesterday when it emerged that Liam Fox, shadow defence secretary, had...

  36. April 18, 2008

    One man's worth

    The question of how much one man is worth was raised by the prospect of Greg Coffey leaving GLG wiping 9 per cent from the...

  37. April 17, 2008

    Eurohedge curse

    It has been a fast-changing speaker list at the Eurohedge conference in Paris - which was dominated by the themes of risk,...

  38. April 13, 2008

    Hedge fund’s pioneer listing pays off

    Brevan Howard is one of just a handful of hedge fund firms to deliver positive returns over a sustained period. That...

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