Odey Adds Fund Of Funds Group

Jun 17 2008 | 2:00am ET

Odey Asset Management may be getting out of the Japanese hedge fund business, but it is getting into the fund of hedge funds business.

Odey Wealth will run a new vehicle, Odey Opportunity, that draws on the ideas of the firm’s founder and chief investment officer, Crispin Odey. In addition to the fund of funds, it will also manage segregated accounts.

London-based Odey has hired a pair of executives from Credit Suisse to head the new Guernsey, Channel Islands-based division. Geoff Marson and Shaun le Messurier joined Odey in January from Credit Suisse’s private client business. Marson was head of investments in Guernsey, and Le Messurier was vice president in charge of hedge fund selection.

Last week, Odey announced it had liquidated its Japan & General Fund, which had been beset by heavy losses and huge redemptions.


Odey Shutters Credit Crunch-Battered Japan Fund

In Depth

Related-Company Fees: Normal Industry Practice or Conflicted Compensation?

Nov 11 2015 | 4:23pm ET

Regulatory agencies as well as investors are increasingly exploring whether certain...


Ferrari Roars in Wall Street Debut

Oct 21 2015 | 4:28pm ET

Shares of supercar maker Ferrari jumped as much as 15 percent to a high of nearly...

Guest Contributor

Private Debt - What is the Opportunity?

Nov 11 2015 | 3:28pm ET

In this contributed article, Rob Allard, founding partner of Firebreak Capital...


Editor's Note

    Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET

    One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…