BlueCrest Capital Management
BlueCrest Capital Management is a British-American hedge fund which was founded by British billionaire Michael Platt and American William Reeves in 2000. The New York City-based company has registered offices in London, New York City, Boston, Geneva, Connecticut and Singapore. BlueCrest Capital Management is Europe’s third-biggest hedge-fund firm, managing over £30 billion. The firm's employees are estimated to number c.600.
Forbes estimated Michael Platt's net worth to be US$8 billion in 2019.
In 2014, Bluecrest spun off $8.2bn worth of assets into a new company, Systematica Investments, run by Bluecrest employee, Leda Braga. CNBC has referred to Braga as "the most powerful woman in Hedge Funds", earning in excess of US$50m annually.
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