Paul Ruddock of Lansdowne Partners talks about hedge funds

Paul Ruddock has been honoured at the Eleventh European Performance Awards, being presented with Hedge Funds Review’s outstanding contribution to the hedge fund industry.

Ruddock helped set up hedge fund Lansdowne Partners in 1998. The business now has $16 billion of assets under management with 18 partners and approximately 90 employees. Lansdowne manages three fundamental equity strategies: UK, European and global financials.

Ruddock started investing in hedge funds in the mid-1980s “because at