Founders of Moore Capital, Sail Advisors, and Brevan Howard top the Sunday Times’ Hedge Fund Rich List

May 2nd, 2010
| More
The results for Britain’s richest hedge fund managers of 2010 are in. According to the annual Sunday Times Rich List 2010, Telegraph reports that Louis Bacon, one of the 50 richest people in Britain and billionaire founder and manager of hedge fund Moore Capital, takes first place with £1.1 billion, a 69% increase from £650 million in 2009. His firm, which he founded in 1989, manages a number of hedge funds, including the Remington Investment Strategies, Moore Emerging Markets, and the Moore Global Fixed Income Funds.

Alan Howard takes third place, behind Robert Miller of Sail Advisors, with £875 million, a 133% increase from £375 million in 2009. Mr. Howard founded global hedge fund manager Brevan Howard Asset Management in 2002.

Michael Platt and William Reeves of BlueCrest Capital Management share fifth place with £375 million, a 50% increase from 2009’s £250 million. Both former Managing Directors and senior proprietary traders at JP Morgan, the two men founded alternative investment manager BlueCrest in 2000.

According to Telegraph, the combined wealth of Britain’s top three managers, Mr. Moore, Robert Miller of Sail Advisors, and Mr. Howard, increased by £1.5 billion last year. Mr. Miller takes second place with £950 million and David Harding of Winton Capital follows Brevan Howard in fourth place with £430 million. Nat Rothschild of Atticus Capital takes seventh with £330 million, while Stephen Butt of Silchester International, Michael Hintze of CQS, and Paul Marshall and Ian Wace of Marshall Wace tie for eighth with £300 million.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Atticus Capital
BlueCrest Capital Management
Brevan Howard Asset Management
CQS Management Limited
Marshall Wace Asset Management
Moore Capital Management
Winton Capital Management
Related People: Alan Howard; Christopher Rochos; David Harding; David Slager; Grant Thompson; Greg Coffey; Henry Bedford*; Ian Wace; James Vernon; Jean-Philippe Blochet; Jean-Phillipe Blodget; Louis Bacon; Matthew Beddall; Michael Hintze; Michael Platt; Nathaniel Rothschild; Paul Marshall; Raj Patel; Timothy Barakett*; Trifon Natsis; William Reeves
Related Entities: Man Group plc*; Adam Harding & Lueck*; Attara Capital LP; Atticus Capital Partners; Atticus European Fund; Atticus Global*; Atticus Trading Fund* ; BH Global; BH Macro; BlueCrest Capital; BlueCrest Special Situations Fund LP; BlueCrest Strategic Ltd; BlueMountain Capital Management; Brevan Howard Asia Fund; Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts; Brevan Howard Emerging Market Strategies Fund; Brevan Howard Macro FX; Brevan Howard Master Fund Ltd; CQS (UK) LLP; CQS Convertible and Quantitative Strategies Fund; CQS Credit Long/Short Fund; CQS Investment Management Limited; Man Group Holdings; Marshall Wace Eureka Fund; Marshall Wace GaweKal Asia Limited; Marshall Wace LLP; Moore Capital Emerging Markets; Moore Global Fixed Income; Moore Japan Restructuring; MW TOPS Limited; Remington Investment Strategies; Swiss Reinsurance; Valence Capital Management
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News

More Recent Headlines

George Philips and David Rogers' Northwest Investment Management doubles assets under management

Fund of Hedge Fund Dis-intermediation

Highland Capital’s James Dondero sees big growth in US distressed debt market

Former ISS Director Chris Young to head Credit Suisse’s Takeover Defense Practice

SEC halts Albany-based McGinn, Smith & Co’s Fraudulent Scheme

Moore Capital’s Louis Bacon criticizes Greek bailout, predicts euro breakdown

Metals fund manager Mark Thompson to leave Apollo Management in June

Citadel sells $301 million of its E*Trade shares, causing 7.1% fall

Pardus Capital Management recruits European distressed debt expert

Hedge Fund Job Report: Platinum Management, George Weiss & Co and Carlson Capital