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 year-end.
In both cases the moves have been widely seen as...