Silver Creek Capital Management
Hedge fund executives in the U.K. say Gideon Nieuwoudt knows
everyone who is anyone in the City and beyond. Nieuwoudt, 36,
moved to London in January 2000, after graduating from
Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He worked for
several years as a consultant in the hedge fund practice of
investment advisory firm Watson Wyatt Worldwide (now Towers
Watson), in both London and New York. In 2007 he moved to the
fund-of-hedge-funds industry, joining Geneva-based Union
Bancaire Privée as deputy global head of research.
In mid-2008 he joined Seattle-based Silver Creek Capital
Management as partner and head of the London office.
Nieuwoudt, coportfolio manager for Silver Creeks
flagship core strategies fund, has spearheaded the firms
non-U.S. ambitions and in the past two years helped win
Silver Creek $1.2 billion in new capital