Hedge Fund Job Report: Southpaw, Shumway Capital, BlueCrest Capital, Highland Capital, GAM, & Loomis Sayles

June 9th, 2010
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In this week’s hedge fund hiring report, we look at recent moves made by hedge fund managers Southpaw Asset Management, Shumway Capital Partners, BlueCrest Capital Management, Highland Capital Management and GAM, as well as traditional asset management firm Loomis Sayles & Co. All the asset managers in this week’s hedge fund job report added members to their investment teams, except for Highland Capital, which made significant promotions.

Howard Golden and Kevin Wyman’s Southpaw Asset Management has hired Sungno Yun. Mr. Yun joins the distressed and special situation hedge fund specialist as a senior research analyst. Before joining South Paw, Mr. Yun was an Analyst at distressed debt focused Frontier Ridge Capital. His distressed debt investing experience also includes analyst stints at GoldenTree Asset Management and Seneca Capital.

Golden and Wyman, who are both left-handed, founded Southpaw Asset Management in 2005 after leaving Ramius Capital . Their hedge fund management firm now oversees approximately $650 million in assets.

Chris Shumway’s Shumway Capital Partners, which was one of only a few hedge fund management firms to have more than one hedge fund make Barron’s 2009 Top 100 Hedge Fund list, has added a couple of individuals to its investment team. Most recently, the firm hired Dan Mirabella as a trader. Prior to joining Shumway, Mirabella was a global rates and money market products trader at Guggenheim Partners. In December of 2009, Shumway Capital also added Sanket Patel as an analyst. Patel previously held analyst positions at David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital, Richard Perry’s Perry Capital as well as Goldman Sachs.

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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
BlueCrest Capital Management
Climate Change Capital
Highland Capital Management
Shumway Capital Partners
Southpaw Asset Management
Seneca Capital
GoldenTree Asset Management
Related People: Andy Burdick; Brad Means; Chris Shumway; Douglas Hirsch; Greg Stuecheli; Howard Golden; James Cameron; James Dondero; Jeffrey Cohen; Kevin Wyman, Michael Axon; Leon Wagner; Mark Okada; Michael Platt; Mitchell Raab; Nigel Scott; Patrick H. Daugherty; Paul Kauffman; Paul Udall; Robert Barron; Ronnie Lim; Scott Pearl; Shaun Mays; Steve Shapiro; Steve Tananbaum; Tom Wilcox; William Reeves
Related Entities: GoldenTree Asset Management UK; GoldenTree Credit Opportunities GP; GoldenTree High Yield Value; GoldenTree Master Fund; GoldenTree Multistrategy; Highland Credit Strategies Fund; Highland Floating Rate Fund & Highland Floating Rate Advantage Fund; Highland Private Equity Strategy; Highland Real Estate Strategy; PAGS Investing LLC ; Ramius Capital*; Seneca Capital International Master Fund; Seneca Capital Investments LLC; Seneca Capital Investments LP; Seneca Capital Management; Southpaw Credit Opportunity Master Fund, LP; Southpaw Credit Opportunity Partners; BlueCrest Capital; BlueCrest Special Situations Fund LP; BlueCrest Strategic Ltd; BlueMountain Capital Management; GoldenTree Capital Partners; Highland Long/Short Equity Fund; Man Group Holdings; Russell Investments' OpenWorld Global Climate Change Fund; SCP Atlantic; SCP Ocean LP; SCP Sakonnet LP; Seneca Capital LP; Shumway Capital Partners LP; Shumway Capital Partners LTD; Shumway Capital Partners Sakonnet; Southpaw Holdings LLC; Ventus Funds venture capital trusts
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Jobs, Hirings and Firings

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