Launches New Website Profiling the Leaders Shaping the Financial Industry in Europe

Share Article

Website focuses on the latest news about leaders in the financial industry in Europe. has launched a new website profiling the leading European hedge fund managers. The website, which aims to fill a gap in online journalism focused on the financial industry, profiles titans of the financial world including Alan Howard, David Harding, Michael Hintze, and Crispin Odey.

Recent reporting on the site has covered:

  • Recent comments by Michael Hintze at the Reuters Global Investment 2013 Outlook Summit. At the summit, Michael Hintze argued that European loans and some corporate debt are "totally mispriced,” sparking interest across the financial world.
  • The release of the Sunday Times’ “Hedge Fund Rich List,” which includes several of the financial heavyweights regularly featured on
  • And the news that hedge fund leader Crispin Odey is set to invest in a new venture called “Local World,” which would own more than 100 local newspapers across the UK.

The full list of finance industry leaders covered by the site includes:

Leda Braga: President of BlueCrest Capital Management. Braga is frequently listed as one of the highest-earning and most influential hedge fund managers. Prior to joining BlueCrest in 2001, Braga earned a Ph.D in engineering from Imperial College London and worked at JPMorgan.

Luke Ellis: Chief Executive of Man FRM. Before joining FRM, Ellis was a Managing Director at JPMorgan in London, and as Global Head was responsible for building the firm’s Global Equity Derivatives and Equity Proprietary trading business.

David Harding: Winton Capital’s Founder, Chairman and Head of Research. In 1987 Harding co-founded Adam Harding & Lueck (AHL), a quantitative fund manager, which was later acquired by Man Group plc.

Michael Hintze: Founder, Chief Executive and Senior Investment Officer of CQS. Prior to establishing CQS, Michael held senior roles at a number of leading global financial institutions including Managing Director and European Head of Convertible Bonds at CSFB and Head of UK Trading at Goldman Sachs.

Chris Hohn: Founder, The Children’s Investment Fund. Hohn is the son of a Jamaican car mechanic, who emigrated to Britain in the 1960s. Hohn graduated from Southampton University and later earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Alan Howard: Founder, Brevan Howard. Howard is a former Salomon Brothers bond trader and is known for being publicity shy.

Paul Marshall: Founder, Chairman and CEO, Marshall Wace. Marshall joined SG Warburg & Co's fund management subsidiary Mercury Asset Management and eventually became CIO for European Equities there.

Roy Martins: Managing Director, Credit Suisse. Martins is Head of International Prime Services and also is responsible for the Financing Products business globally.

Crispin Odey: Founder, Odey Asset Management. Before founding Odey Asset Management, he managed the Baring European Growth Trust and Continental European pension funds at Barings Asset Management and Framlington Fund Managers.

Simon Ruddick: Managing Director and CEO, Albourne Partners. Ruddick got his start in finance working for Japanese investment banks as a derivatives trader in the early 1980s.

You can find more news and profiles of the men and women who are shaping the financial industry in Europe at

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

European Finance Leaders

020 3287 5488
Email >
Visit website