After months of speculation Brevan Howard Asset Management,
the $30 billion macro-focused hedge fund manager, has confirmed
that Alan Howard – the firm’s founder,
co-CEO and senior trader – is moving his full-time
base to Geneva.
The news follows the recent confirmation by Mike
Platt’s BlueCrest, another of the
UK’s largest hedge fund groups with assets of some
$18 billion, that it intends to have around 70 investment and
support professionals based at its new Geneva operation by
In both cases the moves have been widely seen as...