Hedge Fund Consolidation: Eisler Capital and Glen Point Capital

December 16, 2021 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Mergers and acquisitions are not a common step for hedge funds. But the increased stresses of the industry, including skyrocketing costs and investors’ penchant for established entities, is forcing many funds to close their doors. Some are opting to merge with bigger institutions, like Eisler Capital which is acquiring Glen Point Capital in a rare […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment, London,

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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Langlade Taking EDL to Switzerland

November 1, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

London-based hedge fund EDL Capital is moving to Switzerland. Edouard de Langlade, who used to be part of Moore Capital, has decided to take his fund out of London and join the sector in Switzerland. EDL is a macro hedge fund started by Langlade in September 2015. Macro hedge funds bet on macroeconomic trends and […]


EDL Capital, EDL Global Opportunities Fund, Edouard de Langlade, London, Switzerland,

London Hedge Fund Execs Take Pay Cut in 2013

August 26, 2014 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

London-based hedge fund executives saw their take home pay crumble as their base salaries and bonuses imploded in 2013. According to, a company which analyses salary levels, there has been a serious change in the volatility in what hedge fund professionals are paid, especially among the highest paid individuals. Figures show that compensation packages […]


Hedge fund salaries, London,

Focus on Companies: Man Group

May 1, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The Man Group Plc (EMG) is the largest publicly traded hedge fund manager in the world, but that has not prevented them from suffering from bad economic times. They say that clients relieved them of a net value of $1 billion in funds during the first quarter of 2012, and other costs such as employee […]


Hedge Funds, London, Man Group, Peter Lenardos,

London Hedge Funds Changing Their Image From Mega-Rich to Back-to-Business as Profits Dry Up

April 18, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In London hedge funds are working hard to change their image, and one of the first steps they are taking is moving out of exclusive Mayfair and finding humbler digs in more ‘down-to-business’ parts of London. Mayfair has long been the denizen of the hottest hedge fund firms, as well as the most expensive office […]


Cushman and Wakefield, Elaine Rossall, Hedge Funds, London, Mayfair,

Company Spotlight: Culross Global Fund of Funds

March 6, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Founded in 1992 with its headquarters in London, Culross Global Mangement Ltd (CGML) has been managing portfolios of Hedge Funds since 1995. The Culross Global Fund and the Culross H Fund were selected as nominees for 19 industry awards since 2007, and was the winner ten times, honored for superior risk adjusted returns. In November […]


Culross Global Management, Fund of Hedge Funds, London, Nigel Blanshard,

New York City: Hedge Fund Central

May 1, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Studies from TheCityUK show that New York City manages more hedge funds than any other city in the world, with London trailing far behind. TheCityUK global hedge fund industry report reveals that 41% of hedge fund assets are currently managed out of New York, compare with a mere 19% in London. While taking into account […]


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Asian Hedge Funds Sky-Rocket

March 28, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

China Heading Up or Down? Although China-based hedge funds didn’t do so great last year compared with peers around the world, interestingly they still “took in money almost twice as fast,” netting inflows of US$3.5 billion (marking a 23 percent growth), significantly higher than the entire global hedge fund industry (which was 14 percent). In […]


China, Financial Times, Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong, London,

Hedge Funds and Taxes in London

March 22, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

    The Greed of London’s Hedge Funds It seems that no matter how much money one accrues, they always want more.  Well, at least that’s been the case for hedge funds around the world.  Today however, those in London are getting a bit of a lesson in greed and perhaps they won’t be able […]


Hedge Funds, London, taxes,

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