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

Scottish hedge fund manager Hendry calls time on Eclectica | Reuters

Editor’s Picks Bitcoin peaked one year ago: No long-distance commuting after Brexit How to stay married when you work in banking. Please click the verification link in your email to activate your newsletter subscription Click here to manage your subscriptions. Founder and chief investment officer, Eclectica Asset Management My life of abuse by idiot traders on the buy-side by Anonymous 15 September He began to attract attention when his fund achieved a The theory that will take artificial intelligence to the trading floor Morning Coffee: After the crisis, Hendry was riding high.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Eclectica Asset Management was founded in [9] when Hendry and his colleague Simon Batten purchased the management contract of the Eclectica Fund from Odey to establish lettsr as a stand-alone fund manager.

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Eclectia is dead, life is absurd and there are no rules. His biggest US investor pulled out just before the financial crisis: Here’s what you didn’t know about the UK’s most colourful ex-hedge fund manager. Views Read Edit View history.

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People did not believe he had fhnd changed tack. Can I tell you about the real world? Click here to manage your subscriptions. The outspoken Glaswegian has shuttered the 15 year-old fund after it slumped 9. In NovemberHendry surprised many by repudiating his bearishness. He didn’t like it there, and again according to the Independent’spoke up’ and was fired eclecitca a month.

He would like to publish his Eclectica investment letters as a book.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Use dmy dates from February EngvarB from February Hendry blames the firm’s tough times letter factors including quantitative easing, Donald Trump’s “news bombs” and his own modus operandi: He stayed there for eight years and managed funds in the US and British teams. It’s bad luck to communicate with genius,” he told Investor’s Chronicle.

Can Hugh Hendry teach us to love hedge funds? He compares his investment philosophy to the famous quote from iconic footballer Eric Cantona: Retrieved 8 June 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.

Hendry has made one key decision: Fund manager, Baillie Gifford. When he first joined, he told The Hedge Fund Journal that he lftter 12 months ‘paying his dues’, ‘keeping quiet’ and ‘soaking up what was going on. Hendry received his own schooling in maverick trading during his time with hedge fund icon Crispin Odey. He became a regular media figure during the crisis, even as his own business was buffeted by waves of volatility. To contact the author of this story with feedback or news, email Tom Teodorczuk.


An audience with Hugh Hendry: ‘We need more pirates’

Despite being highly opinionated and extremely prone to expressing his opinions, Hendry seems to have feigned placidity when he was first at Odey. He adds, however, that in a post-crisis world where stability was seen as eclecticx overwhelming virtue, his skill set was less viable.

Hugh Hendry might be enjoying getting his life back but something tells me this pirate will not be on shore leave for much longer. Despite his reputation as a contrarianHendry explained to the Financial Times in July that fnd approach continued to be based in taking advantage of market momentum. There’s no role for a colourful character like me, presently.

Scroll for more of this story. Typically I made money when everyone lost money, and when they made money, I didn’t make money. All will now be out of jobs, along with Hendry himself. Lettre it turns out, renting his island property was as taxing as running a hedge fund: Every month since I closed the business, I take a big withdrawal from the bank and I burn it! I’d never short something that was going up.

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