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BlueCrest Capital Management

BlueCrest Capital Management founders Michael Platt and William Reeves got their start on the derivatives trading desk at J.P. Morgan in the 1990s and left to launch their firm with $117 million in early 2000. Since then, the multistrategy hedge fund firm has morphed into one of the world’s biggest computer-driven hedge fund firms, thanks to a combination of explosive asset growth and solid returns. But the firm, headquartered some 3,500 miles from Wall Street in London, truly put itself on the map in 2008. That’s when the then-$5.8 billion BlueTrend fund, the firm’s flagship managed-futures strategy…

Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking 43. BlueCrest Capital Management / $14.4 billion Location: London, U.K. Founded: 2000 2014 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 5 2014 Capital: $32.6 billion 2013 Hedge Fund 100 Rank: No. 4 2013 Capital: $35.3 billion Years on List: 12 Website: Address: 40 Grosvenor PlaceLondon SW1X 7AW, U.K. Phone: 44-20-3180-3000 Fax: 44-20-3180-3011 Other Offices: Geneva, Guernsey, Singapore,New York

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