The Hedge Fund Journal announces Tomorrow’s Titans: Blue Chip Managers for the Next Decade
New York, 14 June 2010 –The Hedge Fund Journal today announced the publication of Tomorrow’s Titans: Blue Chip Managers for the Next Decade. The survey, conducted by The Hedge Fund Journal and sponsored by Ernst & Young, identifies the top 40 hedge fund industry leaders of tomorrow based on information gathered from a wide range of industry participants and allocators, including pension funds, funds of hedge funds and insurers, as well as investment consultants and service providers, spread through the Americas, Europe and Asia.
The cosmopolitan nature of the hedge fund industry is reflected in the fact that over 20 primary nationalities were represented on the initial long list of some 200 individuals, with over 10 nationalities represented in the final 40. The ages of managers among Tomorrow’s Titans range from 30 to 45 years. The final 40 were selected by The Hedge Fund Journal on the basis of their performance as hedge fund managers, the extent of their portfolio management responsibilities and testimonials from investors.
“As a leading provider of services to the hedge fund industry, Ernst & Young is proud to sponsor this report and congratulate the leaders selected as Tomorrow’s Titans by The Hedge Fund Journal,” said Arthur Tully, Partner, Financial Services and Global Hedge Fund Practice Co-leader, Ernst & Young LLP. “In this time of unprecedented change for the industry, Ernst & Young is already helping Tomorrow’s Titans and their colleagues around the world navigate the shifting landscape for hedge funds.”
“Tomorrow’s Titans is by no means a definitive guide, but it does identify a generation of managers that will be prominent in leading the hedge fund industry over the next decade,” said Bill McIntosh, Editor of The Hedge Fund Journal. “The survey shows conclusively that there is a broad range of talent across the hedge fund industry that is serving investors well and will continue to do so in the years ahead.”
Michael Serota, Partner, Financial Services and Global Hedge Fund Practice Co-leader - Tax, Ernst & Young LLP said, "We are pleased with the geographic diversity of these leaders as well as the variety of strategies they employ. Constant growth and innovation are the hallmarks of this industry, and we are more committed than ever to helping hedge funds continue to expand."
Below is the full list of Tomorrow’s Titans by region and in alphabetical order:
- John Arnold, Founder, Centaurus Advisors, Houston
- Josh Berkowitz, CEO and CIO, Woodbine Capital, New York
- John Burbank, Founder, Passport Capital, San Francisco
- Olga Chernova, Founder, Sancus Capital Management, New York
- Neil Chriss, Founder, Hutchin Hill Capital, New York
- Chase Colman, Founder, Tiger Global, New York
- Matt Grossman, Founder, Plural Investments, New York
- Mala Gaonkar Haarman, Managing Director, Lone Pine, New York
- Mathew Halbower, Founder, Pentwater Capital Management, Chicago
- Mark Hart III, Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Corriente Capital Advisors, Fort Worth, TX
- Alec Litowitz, Founder, Magnetar, Chicago
- Steve Mathews, Founder, Flintlock Capital, New York
- Ralph Nacey, Principal, West Spring, New York
- Christopher Pia, Founder, Pia Capital, New York
- John Thaler, Founder, JAT Capital Management, New York
- Paul Touradji, Founder, Touradji Capital Management, New York
- Boaz Weinstein, Founder, Saba Capital Management, New York
- Pierre Andurand, Co-founder, Bluegold, London
- Tim Babich, Founder, Fortelus Capital Management, London
- Julian Barnett, Founder, Ridley Park, London
- Mathew Carpenter, Trader, Moore Capital, London
- Tony Chedraoui, Founder, Tyrus, London
- Greg Coffey, Portfolio Manager, Moore Capital, London
- Peter Davies, Portfolio Manager, Lansdowne Partners, London
- Patrick Degorce, Founder, Theleme, London
- Pierre Henry Flamande, Founder, Edoma Capital, London
- Jamie Harpel, Founder, Althea, London
- Edward Taylor Lees, Co-founder, Clear River Capital, London
- Dennis Lohfert, Founder, Ion Asset Architecture, London
- Colm O’Shea, Founder, Comac Capital, London
- Davide Serra, Founder, Algebris, London
- David Slager, Founder, Attara, London
- Geraldine Sundstrom, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Brevan Howard Asset Management, London
- Jesper Uttrup, Founder, Cresco, Copenhagen
- Ben Wallace, Fund manager, Gartmore Investment Management, London
- Hyder Ahmad, Founder, Broad Peak, Singapore
- Tan Chin Hwee, Fund Manager, Apollo, Singapore
- Nick Taylor, Founder, Senrigan Capital, Hong Kong
- Wang Bin, Founder, Nine Masts Capital Management, Hong Kong
- Yang Liu, Chairman, Atlantis Investment Management, Hong Kong
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