Hedge fund Brevan Howard keeps hiring in New York
Gregoire Vidal has landed in his new job. Vidal, who graduated fromUniversité Paris Dauphine 11 years ago is now on his third job with a New York hedge fund. - He's just joined Brevan Howard in NYC as head of systematic manager selection and platform development.
Vidal's career looks like a lesson in leaving Parisfor French quants who wantto work in the American market.First you move internally, then you level-up.
Having started his career at SocGen in Paris, Vidal joinedthe New York office of SocGen ownedLyxor Asset Management a few years later.He then leftLyxor after five years for a succession of progressively more senior jobs in the New York hedge fund space. - After starting out at Schonfeld in quant due diligence, portfolio management and risk management,Vidal left after 17 months for ExodusPoint, where he washead of business development for quant strategies. At Brevan, he'll now be in charge of the systematic manager selection platform.
Vidal's career hasn't always gone smoothly. When heleft Schonfeld in 2018, the fund sued ExodusPoint for poaching him and others. ExodusPoint promptly counter-sued, arguing that …
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