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Alan Howard, Brevan Howard

Alan Howard tops UK hedge fund rich list with GBP1.5bn fortune

Alan Howard (pictured), who heads Brevan Howard, is Britain’s richest hedge fund manager, with a personal fortune of GBP1.5 billion, according to the 25th annual Sunday Times Rich List to be published on 21 April.

Ranked joint 48th overall in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List, Howard retains his place among the country’s 50 richest people.

The wealthiest new entrant to The Sunday Times Hedge Fund Rich List for 2013 is Michael Cohen, worth GBP300m, who was head of Och-Ziff Capital Management until last month.

There are 61 hedge fund managers, worth GBP75m or more, in the list of Britain’s richest 1,000 people to be published on Sunday. The list of the top 25 is as follows:

Alan Howard (Brevan Howard) – GBP1,500m
Alexander Knaster (Pamplona Capital Management) – GBP1,095m
Michael Platt (BlueCrest Capital) – GBP950m
Michael Hintze (CQS) – GBP900m
David Harding (Winton Capital) – GBP700m
Crispin Odey and Nichola Pease (Odey Asset Management) – GBP450m
Martin Hughes (Toscafund) – GBP375m
Sir John Beckwith (Rivercrest Capital) – GBP350m
Yan Huo (Capula Investment Management) – GBP330m
Michael Cohen (Och-Ziff Capital Management) – GBP300m
Andy Hall (Astenbeck Capital Management) – GBP300m
Steven Heinz (Lansdowne Partners) – GBP300m
Sir Paul Ruddock (Lansdowne Partners) – GBP300m
Osman Murgian (Winton Capital) – GBP286m
Ewan Kirk (Cantab Capital Partners) – GBP280m
Paul Marshall (Marshall Wace) – GBP275m
Ian Wace (Marshall Wace) – GBP275m
Greg Coffey (GC Macro Fund) – GBP260m
Chris Levett (Clive Capital) – GBP250m
Pierre Lagrange (Man Group) – GBP240m
Chris Rokos (Brevan Howard) – GBP230m
Jeremy Hosking (Marathon Asset Management) – GBP220m
William Arah (Marathon Asset Management) – GBP200m
Neil Ostrer (Marathon Asset Management) – GBP200m
Jonathan Green (GLG) – GBP190m

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