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  1. July 25, 2014

    Winton’s low-cost equities fund tops $1bn for first time

    Winton, the London-based hedge fund, has increased the assets in its low-cost equities fund to more than $1bn for the first...

  2. June 20, 2014

    Winton doubles payout to bumper £197m

    Winton, the London hedge fund founded by David Harding, paid its staff and partners £197m in dividends and salaries last...

  1. June 1, 2014

    Winton: ‘People are frightened of us’

    It is difficult not to like David Harding, the Cambridge-educated physicist who in 1997 founded Winton Capital, now one of...

  2. June 11, 2013

    Hedge funds battered in quant arms race

    At the end of this month, a team of Cantabrigian hedge fund quants will attempt to wipe out rivals from Switzerland – in a...

  3. February 20, 2013

    Winton Capital applies science to finance

    Considering it is one of the UK’s most successful financial services companies, Winton Capital has strikingly little to do...

  4. June 7, 2012

    Secrets of winning systems remain hidden

    Homespun investment wisdom does not come much cheesier than the Whipsaw Song, available on YouTube. Sung to a bluegrass...

  5. 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...

  6. January 19, 2012

    No bad news is good news for Man Group

    Funds under management have dropped – again – job cuts are on the cards and further market turmoil promises thin profits,...

  7. 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...

  8. FT Alphaville

    November 28, 2011

    Harding voices support for Tobin tax

    The founder of one of London’s biggest hedge funds has given qualified support for a European tax on financial transactions,...

  9. November 27, 2011

    Hedge fund chief backs transaction tax plans

    The founder of one of London’s biggest hedge funds has given qualified support for a European tax on financial transactions,...

  10. November 27, 2011

    Winton’s head is a proud speculator

    From the eaves of a discreet mews house in Kensington, David Harding heads a $26bn hedge fund: Winton Capital Management. Mr...

  11. November 8, 2010

    Debenhams chief set to join Gala Coral

    Robert Templeman, the chief executive of Debenhams is set to become the new non-executive chairman of Gala Coral, the...

  12. June 19, 2010

    Winton opens new fund to retail investors

    Winton Capital, one of London’s biggest hedge fund managers, is to offer a fund that will be open to retail investors....

  13. June 19, 2010

    Winton opens new hedge fund to retail investors

    Winton Capital, one of London's biggest hedge fund managers, is to offer a fund that will be open to retail...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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...

  16. March 18, 2009

    GLG Partners loses top spot in chart

    GLG Partners has dropped from first to fourth-largest European hedge fund after its miserable year last year, as...

  17. January 20, 2009

    LSE training

    Deutsche Bank boss Josef Ackermann recovered from his bout of illness last week, put down to wurst and sauerkraut, to join...

  18. October 25, 2008

    A new debt capacity dilemma is looming for companies

    From Mr Simon Laffin. Sir, David Harding (‘Caught out by ‘madness of crowds’ “, Letters, October 18/19) writes that recent...

  19. October 21, 2008

    Glaswegian tiger performs well

    A rugged turn of phrase is never far from the lips of Glaswegian Ralph Topping. "I wanted to be a tiger on the internet, I...

  20. October 18, 2008

    Caught out by ‘madness of crowds’

    From Mr David Harding. Sir, The theory that the prosperity of recent years has been flattered by, if not entirely built...

  21. September 20, 2008

    Brokers attack policy 'made on the hoof'

    Hedge fund managers were licking their wounds yesterday after the global crackdown on short-selling financial stocks. "The...

  22. August 22, 2008

    Alpha woman

    Hedge fund analyst Nicola Meaden did a PhD at Trinity College in Dublin when her mind needed stretching and is now...

  23. 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,...

  24. FT Alphaville

    April 2, 2008

    Goldman buys another hedge fund stake

    With hedge funds blowing up every couple of days it takes brave buyers to invest in hedge fund managers. But Goldman Sachs,...

  25. March 10, 2008

    Alphameric beats the odds

    Whatever the outcome of the race between Denman and Kauto Star in Friday’s eagerly anticipated Gold Cup, there will be no...

  26. February 28, 2008

    Topping top tips

    The appointment last week of Ralph Topping as boss of William Hill was the culmination of an arduous nine-month search that...

  27. February 22, 2008

    'Shy boy' in a betting shop learns the ropes and takes his seat at the top

    Brought up in the shadow of the Forth Railway Bridge, Ralph Topping began his career at William Hill as a "shy boy from the...

  28. February 11, 2008

    Goldman fund buys Capula stake

    A Goldman Sachs private equity fund has bought just less than 20 per cent of Capula Investment Management, the fast-growing...

  29. February 11, 2008

    Goldman fund acquires 20% Capula holding

    A Goldman Sachs private equity fund has bought just under 20 per cent of Capula Investment Management, the fast-growing...

  30. February 7, 2008

    A fierce battle for brain power

    Rivalry between hedge funds is not usually played out in the pages of Chess Monthly or the Actuarial Journal. But for some...

  31. February 6, 2008

    A fierce battle for brain power

    Rivalry between hedge funds is not usually played out in the pages of Chess Monthly or the Actuarial Journal. But for some...

  32. January 11, 2008

    Internet problems poised to hurt Wm Hill

    William Hill's full-year earnings will fall short of consensus forecasts after the bookmaker announced a change of tack in...

  33. January 10, 2008

    William Hill dented by online division

    William Hill’s full-year earnings will fall short of consensus forecasts after the bookmaker announced a change of tack in...

  34. November 29, 2007

    Can you give me odds on that?

    William Hill's protracted search for a new chief executive to replace David Harding , who stepped down at the end of...

  35. FT Alphaville

    October 12, 2007

    Whizz kids and dog lovers welcome at Winton

    James Mackintosh profiles Winton Capital in Friday’s FT: When David Harding set up Winton Capital a decade ago in London,...

  36. October 12, 2007

    Walk-on part for dog in hedge fund’s success

    When David Harding set up Winton Capital a decade ago in London, the hedge fund entrepreneur started out bigger than a two...

  37. October 12, 2007

    Pet resemblance

    The tale about Winton Capital founder David Harding taking dog Cosmo into work (See Page 24) brings to mind other financial...

  38. October 12, 2007

    Walk-on part for Cosmo in hedge fund's success

    When David Harding set up Winton Capital a decade ago in London, the hedge fund entrepreneur started out bigger than a two...

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