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    1. October 27, 2014

      Big hedge funds suffer brutal October

      Volatile markets and a series of large concentrated bets that went awry combined to make October a brutal month for some of...

    2. August 18, 2014

      Louis Bacon’s Bahamas battle reaches New York court

      A battle over Clifton Bay, a postcard-perfect patch of turquoise waters off the western coast of the Bahamas, has raged for...

    1. FT Alphaville

      March 26, 2014

      AO honour roll update

      When we highlighted the AO World shareholders who were lucky enough to get big chunks of stock in the initial allocation, we...

    2. March 14, 2014

      Carlyle and Louis Bacon invest in metals trader

      Carlyle, the private equity group, and Louis Bacon, the star hedge fund trader, are to acquire a majority stake in metals...

    3. January 9, 2014

      Former junior hedge fund trader to be charged

      Julian Rifat, a former junior trader at Moore Capital will be charged by the UK’s financial watchdog with insider trading...

    4. September 24, 2013

      Lord Browne heads group backing Riverstone energy IPO

      Lord Browne, the former chief executive of BP, is heading a group of industry heavyweights behind the £1.5bn flotation of an...

    5. 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...

    6. July 16, 2013

      Return of the blueblood macro hedge funds

      It used to be said that you could get on in the world of macro trading – betting on the ups and downs of the global economy...

    7. 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...

    8. February 15, 2013

      Forex ‘warriors’ mine gap in consensus

      If there is a currency war, then it stands to reason there should be currency warriors. In recent months, some of the...

    9. FT Alphaville

      October 18, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… ALPHAVILLE Rating agencies have a funny way of agreeing about Spain: Both Moody’s and S&P now have...

    10. FT Alphaville

      October 17, 2012

      The hedgie's life goes cold for Coffey

      Moore Capital’s star manager and heir-apparent to founder Louis Bacon is leaving the industry: Greg Coffey, the hedge fund...

    11. October 17, 2012

      ‘Wizard of Oz’ bows out of Moore Capital

      Greg Coffey, one of the UK’s biggest hedge fund stars, has resigned from Moore Capital Management, the firm set up by...

    12. August 24, 2012

      The hedge funds are playing a loser’s game

      The financial crisis trashed many reputations in the City of London and on Wall Street. But not those of the financial...

    13. August 22, 2012

      Moore Capital echoes macro funds’ woes

      When Greg Coffey goes on holiday, the 42-year-old Australian trading star at hedge fund Moore Capital Management takes his...

    14. August 3, 2012

      Moore Capital loses its sizzle

      If the hedge fund industry were to have royalty, Louis Bacon, founder of Moore Capital Management, would be front and centre...

    15. August 2, 2012

      Hedge funds buffetted by volatility

      Alternative asset managers were buffeted by volatile markets in the second quarter as hedge funds struggled to perform while...

    16. FT Alphaville

      August 2, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      An electronic-trading glitch distorted the trading of nearly 150 US stocks on Wednesday. Although market-maker Knight...

    17. August 1, 2012

      Bacon to return $2bn to investors

      Louis Bacon has become the latest star of the hedge fund world to be humbled by turmoil in global markets, suffering such...

    18. May 29, 2012

      Busson’s EIM group in merger talks

      EIM, the $7bn hedge fund group founded by Arpad “Arki” Busson, is in talks to merge itself with rival asset management...

    19. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2012

      Hedge funds lobby against SEC secrecy rule

      The FT says fund lobbyists have petitioned the US Securities and Exchange Commission to repeal the rule that lies behind one...

    20. January 15, 2012

      Hedge funds lobby SEC over secrecy rule

      Hedge fund lobbyists have petitioned the US Securities and Exchange Commission to repeal the rule that lies behind one of...

    21. October 4, 2011

      Moore Capital team in hedge fund launch

      A team of top traders at US hedge fund Moore Capital is poised to launch a new hedge fund venture, Stone Milliner Asset...

    22. July 25, 2011

      Ex-Moore manager given platinum futures ban

      A former portfolio manager at Moore Capital, one of the world’s most successful hedge funds, has been barred from trading US...

    23. FT Alphaville

      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...

    24. 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...

    25. April 28, 2011

      AIG launches first suit to recover crisis losses

      The American International Group has filed a lawsuit that is expected to be the first salvo against Wall Street groups in an...

    26. December 14, 2010

      Moore or less

      US hedge fund Moore Capital, founded by Louis Bacon, has suffered the loss of one of its most seasoned macro traders based...

    27. December 13, 2010

      Bedford takes early retirement from Moore Capital

      Henry Bedford, a London-based top trader at US hedge fund Moore Capital, has stepped down from his position at the firm. Mr...

    28. September 10, 2010

      Soros and Paulson lead hedge fund table

      The top 10 hedge fund managers have earned more than $153bn for their investors since they were founded, a third of the...

    29. 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...

    30. June 14, 2010

      GLG fund gains 8% in May

      London-based hedge fund GLG Partners' macro hedge fund, which specialises in making money from shifts in the global economy,...

    31. June 13, 2010

      GLG fund gains 8% in May

      London-based hedge fund GLG Partners’ macro hedge fund, which specialises in making money from shifts in the global economy,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2010

      Dear hedge fund investor... May has been a ... multidirectional month

      It’s not so much the depth of the losses — though in some instances they have been nasty — but rather, their breadth; across...

    33. May 21, 2010

      20 questions: Arki Busson, EIM

      The London-based French financier is the founder and chairman of EIM, which manages assets for institutional investors and...

    34. May 20, 2010

      20 questions: Arki Busson, EIM

      The London-based French financier is the founder and chairman of EIM, which manages assets for institutional investors and...

    35. April 30, 2010

      M Stanley and Moore Capital fined

      Moore Capital, one of the world's most successful hedge funds, and Morgan Stanley were fined yesterday by US regulators for...

    36. April 30, 2010

      CFTC fines Morgan Stanley and Moore Capital

      Moore Capital, one of the world’s most successful hedge funds, and Morgan Stanley were fined on Thursday by US regulators...

    37. March 24, 2010

      FSA dawn raids shock City

      Three prominent financial institutions - Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas and Moore Capital - were last night embroiled in the...

    38. 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 ...

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