Brexit

London to be New Home to Caxton Associates

August 1, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

One of the world’s oldest and most famous hedge funds, Caxton Associates, is moving its headquarters to London form New York. The change is seen as a symbolic boost to the financial services industry of the UK as the consequences of Brexit creep closer. Caxton was founded in 1983 by Bruce Kovner, a legendary investor […]

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Pair of Brexit Supporters Say Brexit Won’t Happen

January 31, 2019 James Heinsman In the News

Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey and billionaire Peter Hargreaves, the second biggest supporter of the campaign to for Britain to leave the European Union in 2016, both say that Brexit will never happen. Head of Odey Management, Odey, says his pessimism about Brexit is propelling him to position his assets in such a way that […]

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Trump Backer Helped UK Pass Brexit

February 27, 2017 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Billionaire Trump supporter and US hedge fund manager Robert Mercer, not only helped finance the President’s campaign, but also played a crucial part in the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. Owner of the right-wing news organization Breitbart, Mercer is suspected of using his data-analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, to give expert advice to the […]

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Brexit Might Spur Hexit

July 7, 2016 James Heinsman In the News

The decision of Britain to leave the EU has left uncertainty and confusion in its wake. This is especially true of financial firms, such as hedge funds, which rely heavily on the opportunities investing in the unified marketplace of Europe afford. A survey done by the research group Preqin tried to gauge the reaction of […]

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Brit Brexit Better Boasts

June 30, 2016 James Heinsman In the News

Putting his money where his outspoken mouth was, British hedge fund manager Crispin Odey reaped the benefits of his lonely position when his compatriots voted to leave the European Union. “I feel fantastic. It’s a fantastic decision by the electorate,” Odey said when he heard the news that the UK voted to exit the EU. […]

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Hedge Funds Disagree on Britain’s Remaining in the EU

February 16, 2016 Ryan James In the News

Economist Savvas Savouri at London-based Toscafund Asset Management believes that the UK would be a “better place” if it disengaged itself from the European Union. Savouri wrote his opinion in a report called “Britain Stands Up—Better to Exit European Union.” The Toscafund analyst stated that “If the EU doesn’t want to reform we should leave […]

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