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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  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. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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,...

  30. 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,...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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 ...

  38. March 27, 2009

    Workspace fishing

    A couple of big fish who made their names in the hedge fund game have washed up as investors in the small property company...

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