Here, without comment is Hugh Hendry’s Letter to Investors for Q1 The Eclectica Fund – Q1 Review The Fund returned % (net). Hugh Hendry, founder and CIO of Eclectica Asset Management, have made the difficult decision to close the Fund,” Hendry said in the letter. Hugh Hendry (born March ) is the founding partner and, at various times, the chief investment officer, chief executive officer and chief portfolio manager of.

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Editor’s Picks Bitcoin peaked one year ago: Retrieved 19 July People” [ permanent dead link ]Eclectica Asset Management website.

However, in the fourth year of his four year course he realised that he had absolutely no desire to become an accountant and returned the sponsorship money he’d received from the accounting firm. Even if he wanted to return to hedge funds, he adds, the bridges have been burned: Despite being highly opinionated and extremely prone to expressing his opinions, Hendry seems to have feigned placidity when he was first at Odey.

His biggest US investor pulled out just before the financial crisis: Hugh Hendry born March is the founding partner and, at various times, the chief investment officer, chief executive officer and chief lettet manager of Eclectica Asset Management. After closing Eclectica, he did not jump back into finance. Morgan by Paul Clarke 14 September He claimed that he was hired only because investors had instructed the company to recruit more working-class employees.


In Hendry joined the prestigious Edinburgh investment management firm, Baillie Gifford.

It’s and Lettdr Bank would like everyone to calm down. He began to attract attention when his fund achieved a Please click the verification link in your email to activate your newsletter subscription Click here to manage your subscriptions. My life of abuse by idiot traders on the buy-side by Anonymous 15 September Here’s what you didn’t know about the UK’s most colourful ex-hedge fund manager.

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It’s bad luck to communicate with genius,” he told Investor’s Chronicle. He grew up close to the Gorbals, a notorious housing estate in Glasgow. He stayed there for eight years and managed funds fud the US and British teams. The great difficulty for global macro funds since was the brevity of the trends. In a letter to investors he said he’ll sit out of trading until the next downturn, but said he’s optimistic about the global economy. Hendry has become known in the United Kingdom for his outspoken ,etter on the financial crisis.

Can Hugh Hendry teach us to love hedge funds? Misbehaviour is all about curiosity, how you invoke and think about change, which is very necessary in the management of money.

Hugh Hendry

Cannot load job sectors at this time. Luckily, however, he met hedge fund manage r Crispen Odey. Hugh Hendry, who closed his London-based global macro hedge fund Eclectica Asset Management last September, believes the hedge fund industry suffers from a chronic shortage of pirates.


People did not believe eclechica had truly changed tack. The outspoken Glaswegian has shuttered the 15 year-old fund after it slumped 9.

Please click the verification link in your email to activate your newsletter subscription. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Founder and chief investment officer, Eclectica Asset Management Spending money does not appear to be it; he likens his current situation to being a member of the pranksterish pop group The KLF, who famously burned a million pounds.

He has since decided to move to Paris, and says his challenge is to find out what makes him happy. There’s no role for a colourful character like me, presently. In one interview, he says, he described himself as a paranoid schizophrenic.

We’re a long way removed from that. He became a regular media figure during the crisis, even as his own business was buffeted by waves of volatility. There was an error with your request.