Goldman Vets Headline Europe’s ’40 Under 40’ For Hedge Funds

May 18 2011 | 11:30am ET

Fifteen young hedge fund founders made the newest “40 under 40” list, covering European, Middle Eastern and African hedge fund managers.

Former Goldman Sachs proprietary traders Daniele Benatoff, Ali Hedayat and Ariel Roskis are among the entrepreneurs on Financial News’ first 40 Under 40 Rising Starts of Hedge Funds list. Benatoff and Roskis founded Benros Capital, while Hedayat works at Edoma Capital, founded by former Goldman Sachs prop. trading chief Pierre-Henri Flamand. Also on the list is Frederic Denjoy, the former Brevan Howard Asset Management partner, whose Denjoy Capital Partners debuted earlier this month.

The list is not exclusively composed of hedge fund managers and executives: A trio of prime brokerage executives, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Charlotte Burkeman, and four pension or advisory firm executives, are also on the list.

The youngest players on the list, both 29, are Geoff Bamber, chief investment officer of Skyline Capital, and Thames River Capital portfolio manager Simone Lowe.

40 Under 40 Rising Starts of Hedge Funds

name position and firm age
Shamez Alibhai partner, Cheyne Capital 38
Jamie Allsopp portfolio manager, Insparo Asset Management 33
Reza Amiri founder, Susa Fund Management 36
Geoff Bamber CIO, Skyline Capital 29
Daniele Benatoff co-founder, Benros Capital 31
Jeff Blumberg CEO, Egerton Capital 35
Charlotte Burkeman co-head of European prime brokerage, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32
Leonard Charlton portfolio manager, Dalton Strategic Partnership 34
Jean-François Comte Lutetia Capital 36
Frederic Couderc founder, Toro Capital at Chenavari Financial Group 36
Anne-Sophie d'Andlau co-founder and deputy CEO, CIAM 38
Django Davidson partner, Algebris Investments 31
Frederic Denjoy founder, Denjoy Capital Partners 33
Pedro de Noronha founder, Noster Capital 34
Dominic Freemantle head of European prime brokerage and capital introduction, Morgan Stanley 35
Lisa Fridman head of European manager research, Pacific Alternative Asset Management 31
James Hanbury portfolio manager, Odey Asset Management 31
Ali Hedayat partner, Edoma Partners 36
Jeff Holland founder, Liongate Capital Management 36
Alexander Ivanovitch managing partner, The Environmental Investment Partnership 34
Mark Jones COO, GLG Partners 31
Andre Konstantinow head of manager selection, Barclays UK Retirement Fund 34
Damien Loveday global head of hedge fund research, Towers Watson 34
Simone Lowe fund manager, Thames River Capital 29
Jerome Lussan founder, Laven Partners 38
Tommaso Mancuso partner and head of research, Hermes BPK Partners 34
Lionel Melka founder and head of research, Bernheim Dreyfus & Co. 34
Henrik Molin head of development, Frey Quantitative Strategies 35
Gideon Nieuwoudt portfolio manager, Silver Creek Capital Management 35
Emily Porter portfolio manager for absolute return strategies, Universities Superannuation Scheme 32
Stephen Rosen senior portfolio manager, Omni Partners 35
Ariel Roskis co-founder, Benros Partners 35
Fabrice Seiman co-president, Lutetia Capital 32
Edgar Senior global co-head of capital services, Credit Suisse 35
Robert Sorrell founder, Sorrell Capital 36
Nick Stukas managing partner, Nightscape Capital 32
Ross Turner founder, Pelham Capital 34
Alex Vaskevitch fund manager, BCM & Partners 31
Tim West partner, Herbert smith 33
Guy Wolf partner, Oxburgh Partners 34

Source: Financial News


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