JB Drax has become a key broker for at least 15 buy-side firms, including Brevan Howard. But what is driving the success of the secretive agency broker and its peers?
Regulators urged to make swift decision on exempting small end-users
People moves: BAML makes changes in derivatives clearing, Mattatia joins MSCI, RBS hires new CRO, and more
Latest job changes across the industry
Non-cleared exposures thought to exceed $1.5 trillion
Wider spreads could hit returns, but some funds eye opening in exotic and securitised markets
Brevan exec says market risk capital rules could force buy side out of certain trades
Top hedge funds from Europe recognised for outstanding performance
Swaps reforms may not apply directly to firms with non-EU offices
Vincent Craignou moves to Brevan Howard, Gavin Wells takes responsibility for CDSClear, and Thomas Poppensieker takes Deutsche risk role
Exodus of traders from Brevan Howard
The amount of regulation hitting the hedge fund industry could put the brakes on development, stifling innovation and raising the barrier to entry for new managers too high, say risk managers
12th European Single Manager Awards 2012
Risk awards 2012
Risk awards 2012
Panellists at Risk Europe, held in early April in Brussels, claim banks are demanding much higher levels of collateral from hedge funds today, reducing a source of systemic risk
A wider universe of clearing members could help reduce risk, say buy-side representatives – who add they would consider joining
Co-head of European interest rates joins Brevan Howard
Stephane Diederich will join hedge fund manager Brevan Howard on September 19, after 13 years at Credit Suisse, where he was managing director, head of equity derivatives product management.
William Allen, the Bank of England’s foreign exchange chief during ‘Black Wednesday’ in 1992, has joined a hedge fund.