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Mar 22 2012 | 2:36am ET
Ten years after founding his own hedge fund, Luke Halestrap has joined one of the industry's most well-established institutions.
Halestrap became a portfolio manager at BlueCrest Capital Management in January, Reuters reports. He works on the firm's US$10.8 billion global macro International Fund, helmed by BlueCrest founder Michael Platt.
Halestrap's move to BlueCrest marks a return to the industry for him. He founded the late Northbay Investment Management in 2002 before moving on to investment banking. Most recently, he was head of Europe, Middle East and Asia rates at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a post he left last year.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…