Flamand’s Hedge Fund Hires Tudor, Oceanwood Vet

Jun 15 2010 | 7:02am ET

Edoma Capital, the hedge fund founded by former Goldman Sachs proprietary trading chief Pierre-Henri Flamand, has nabbed another top name.

The London-based firm has hired Matt Turner as head of operations, Financial News reports. Turner will join Edoma in the next few months from Oceanwood Capital Management, where he holds a similar post.

When he does join Edoma, he’ll be reunited with his old boss at UBS, Martina Slowey, who will serve as the hedge fund’s chief operating officer. Slowey served as head of European prime brokerage at UBS; Turner was head of prime brokerage operations in London.

Turner is developing a habit of joining promising hedge fund startups. He left UBS for Oceanwood Capital Management in 2006, while Tudor Investment Corp.’s Chris Gate launched the firm.

Flamand hopes to raise more than $1 billion for the hedge fund, which is set to launch on Nov. 1. In addition to Turner and Slowey, Edoma has also hired Ali Hedayat and Emmanuel Niogret, who formerly worked under Flamand at Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies.


In Depth

Whisky Business: The Ultimate Liquid Alternative Investment

Sep 15 2014 | 7:02am ET

David Robertson knows his single-malt whisky—he was the Master Distiller at the...

Lifestyle

Hedgies Rock Out For Children's Charity

Sep 15 2014 | 8:40am ET

It's that time of year again—when hedgies trade in their spreadsheets for guitars...

Guest Contributor

Volkered: How Financial Sector Reforms are Creating Opportunities for Hedge Funds

Sep 16 2014 | 11:28am ET

New regulations have dramatically curtailed proprietary trading activity in investment...

 

Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

September 2014 Cover

The London Whale: Rogue risk management

Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.