Standing out from the crowd

Odey Asset Management's Hugh Hendry is an inspired manager who produced exceptional returns of 49.49% last year and 8.68% to date this year in dollar terms. His philosophy is clear and the triggers to his choice of investments are rigid in some respects, yet in others he exercises great freedom.The key to his success has been employment by Odey Asset Management, he says, which has provided him with the opportunity to invest according to his own personality.His strongest message is that it is