Brevan Howard Said To Hire Goldman Sachs Credit Trader

Nov 5 2012 | 11:12am ET

Europe's second-largest hedge fund, the $39 billion Brevan Howard, has reportedly lured credit trader Wayne Leslie from Goldman Sachs.

Citing “a person with knowledge of the matter,” Bloomberg reports that Leslie, the former head of European investment-grade trading at Goldman, will work for BH in London.

A Goldman Sachs spokesman confirmed that Leslie had left the bank last month.


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