Published On: Thu, Nov 5th, 2015

‘Exceptional Trader’ Rokos Attracts $500 Million From Blackstone, Bloomberg

Rokos Hedge Fund Said to Manage $1 Billion in First Month.

CEO of Blackstone Stephen (Steven) Schwarzman / Getty

Chris Rokos, who co-founded Brevan Howard Asset Management, is managing more than $1 billion within the first month of opening his own hedge fund in London, according to two people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg on October 27.

Today Bloomberg said that more than $500 million comes from Blackstone Group. The other $500 million of his own wealth.

Rokos is looking to grow his fund, which bets on macro-economic trends across assets such as stocks, bonds and currencies, to about $3 billion in total, after which he’ll pause in his money-raising efforts.

Read the full story at Bloomberg, by Saijel Kishan and Katherine Burton

 

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