A team of nine from the now-defunct London office of SAC Capital Advisors LP has joined Louis Bacon's $12.1 billion hedge fund Moore Capital Management LP. The team includes seven portfolio managers and two analysts. It is the largest group of portfolio managers to move together from SAC following the closure of its U.K. office at the end of 2013. A spokesman for Moore confirmed the hires. [WSJ]
Moore Capital Portfolio Manager Who (Allegedly!) Trashed A Hamptons House With Midgets Not A Moore Cap PM Anymore
Brett Barna capped off his weekend with a firing.
P.S. A Bank May Soon Own The Hamptons House (Allegedly!) Trashed By An Ex-Moore Capital Employee And His Cadre Of Gun-Toting Midgets
It's unclear if it will continue hosting the annual party next year.
Moore Capital Co-CIO Retiring Because Trading Just Doesn't Get Him Jacked Up Like It Used To
Make millions, lose millions, who cares, what's the point of it all? Greg Coffey, co-chief investment officer of Moore Capital Management LLC’s European business, is leaving the hedge-fund industry after a 20-year trading career, according to a letter sent to investors...Assets in Coffey’s macro fund have slumped to about $100 million from as much as $1.6 billion in 2010. The fund had fallen about 10 percent this year through August before rebounding almost 9 percent last month, according to people with knowledge of the matter, who asked not to be named because the information is private. The fund lost 5 percent last year. Coffey realized that after he had recovered most of this year’s losses in one week in September, he wasn’t as excited about his gains as he might have been in the past, two people who know him said. Coffey then decided it was time to end his 20-year career trading, the people said. Moore Capital’s Coffey to Retire From Hedge-Fund Industry [Bloomberg]