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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It’s bad luck to communicate with genius,” he told Investor’s Chronicle.

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. Lettwr an episode of the BBC ‘s Newsnight programme aired on 9 AprilHendry began his response to comments by the Nobel Prize—winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on the financial position of Greece by saying, “Erm, hello.

In one interview, he says, he described himself as a paranoid schizophrenic. Retrieved from ” https: There’s no role for a colourful character like me, presently. Morgan by Paul Clarke 14 September In NovemberHendry surprised many by repudiating his bearishness.

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After this ‘fortuitous encounter,’ Hendry moved to Odey Asset Management inaged Fuund the latest career advice and insight from eFinancialCareers straight to your inbox. Despite being highly opinionated and extremely prone to expressing his opinions, Hendry seems to have feigned placidity when he was first at Odey.


Hugh Hendry, who closed his London-based global macro hedge fund Eclectica Asset Management last Eclecgica, believes the hedge fund industry suffers from a chronic shortage of pirates.

At the LSE Alternative Investments Conference induring a discussion with Steven Drobny, Hendry joked that his clients have banned him from further media appearances.

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

Please click the verification link in your email lettrr activate your newsletter subscription. No long-distance commuting after Brexit How to stay married when you work in banking. He became a regular media figure during the crisis, even as his own business was buffeted by waves of volatility.

Editor’s Picks Bitcoin peaked one year ago: Founder and chief investment officer, Eclectica Asset Management Retrieved 13 June I’d never short something that was going up. It’s no surprise, under those circumstances, when you say goodbye, no-one says, ‘we’d love to have you.

The great difficulty for global macro funds since was the brevity of the trends. In an interview five years agoHendry says he was pretty unemployable in London after leaving Credit Suisse: Hendry studied Accounting and Economics at Strathclyde.

He was really not a nice guy and he definitely had an agenda off-camera”. All will now be out of jobs, along with Hendry himself. Popular job sectors Popular job sectors Loading He adds, however, that in a post-crisis world where stability was seen as an overwhelming virtue, his skill set was less viable.


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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 themselves as a stand-alone fund manager. Hendry was born in GlasgowScotland, in and graduated from Strathclyde University in with a BA in economics and finance.

He compares his investment philosophy to the famous quote from iconic footballer Eric Cantona: Click here to manage your subscriptions. 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 Please click the verification link in your email to activate your newsletter subscription Click here to manage your subscriptions.

Despite his reputation as a contrarianHendry explained to the Financial Times in July that his approach continued to be based in taking advantage of market momentum.