Bluebay Asset Management

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Key Facts

Founded2001
Websitehttps://twitter.com/bluebayam
HeadquartersLondon
Other OfficesNew York, Tokyo
Employees322
AUM$51.8 billion
AUM as ofNovember 10, 2017
StrategiesEmerging Market
Clients134

Overview

Bluebay Asset Management is a hedge fund based in London with offices in New York, Tokyo. It was founded in 2001. They hold $51.8 billion in assets under management as of November 10, 2017. Read their Plain English Brochure. Run by Hugh Willis and Mark Poole, Bluebay is one of London's largest Credit shops. Typically driven by fundamental research, but has occasionally used activist tacticts.http://media.ft.com/cms/02fd5a42-f338-11db-9845-000b5df10621.pdf

20th largest hedge fund in Institutional Investor's 2008 Hedge Fund 100, up from 44th in 2007http://www.iimagazine.com/Rankings/rankingsHeFu100RGlobal08.aspx?LS=EMS204396

Assets under management:
12/2008 - $16.7 billion
9/2008 - $20.5 billion
6/2008 - $21.0 billion
12/2007 - $16.4 billionhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB123266852792308045.html
12/2006 - $9.6 billion

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Strategies 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Bluebay Credit Alpha Long Short Fund 0.217 None Credit 0.3 26.2 11.78 0.92 1.57
Bluebay Emerging Market Corporate Alpha Fund 0.034 None Credit, Emerging Market 2.85 11.33 -1.96 -2.05 -4.87
Bluebay Event Driven Credit Fund 0.138 None Distressed -0.49 13.06 9.75 14.22 -0.66
Direct Lending Fund (Co-Invest A) LP 0.036 Other 100,000,000 2
Direct Lending Fund I, LP 0.458 Other 5,000,000 98 3.0
Direct Lending Fund II Slp 1.622 Other 5,000,000 77 2.0
Direct Lending Fund II Usd Slp 0.576 Other 5,000,000 35
Emerging Market Blended Bond Sp 0.242 hedge fund 1,000,000 1 Credit Suisse, Hsbc Bank Plc
Global Funds Spc - Total Return Credit Sp 0.068 hedge fund 100,000 1 Credit Suisse, Goldman, Hsbc Bank Plc
Global Funds Spc -Emerging Market Select Bond Sp 1.754 hedge fund 100,000 16 Citibank Na, London Branch, Citigroup Global Markets Inc, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
Investment Grade Absolute Return Bond Sp 0.140 hedge fund 100,000 2 Credit Suisse International, Hsbc Bank Plc, Morgan Stanley
Ireland Corporate Credit I Designated Activity Company 0.481 Other 686,029 14 1.0
Senior Loan Fund I (A) Slp 0.678 Other 5,000,000 35
Senior Loan Fund I (B) Slp 0.101 Other 5,000,000 8
Senior Loan Fund I (C) Slp 0.400 Other 5,000,000 14
The Credit Alpha Long Short (Master) Fund Limited 0.158 hedge fund 100,000 14 75.0 27.0 Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Securities ( USA) LLC, Hsbc Bank Plc, Morgan Stanley
The Emerging Market Corporate Alpha (Master) Fund Limited 0.030 hedge fund 100,000 6 63.0 Citigroup Global Markets Inc, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
The Event Driven Credit (Master) Fund Limited 0.111 hedge fund 100,000 15 9.0 24.0 Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Credit Suisse
The Global Sovereign Opportunities (Master) Fund Limited 0.014 hedge fund 100,000 5 51.0 Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse, Hsbc Bank Plc

Historical Performance

2006 Returns
Global Credit: 5.4%;
Value Recovery: 15.4%;
Emerging Markets: 17.6%http://media.ft.com/cms/02fd5a42-f338-11db-9845-000b5df10621.pdf

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
Natalie Benitez-CastellanoPartner Owner or OfficerNone
James BraceChief Legal Officer And Partnership Secretary Owner or OfficerNone
Paul BromleyPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Daniel ChornousNon Executive Member Of The Board Owner or OfficerNone
Mark DowdingPartner Owner or OfficerNone
David DowsettPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Anthony FobelPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Erich GerthChief Executive Officer & Partner/Executive Member Of The Board Owner or OfficerNone
Alan GibbinsIndependent Non Executive Member Of The Board Owner or OfficerNone
Alexander KheinPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Polina KurdyavkoPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Luc LeclercqChief Operating Officer & Partner/Executive Member Of The Board Owner or OfficerNone
Michael ReedPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Raphael RobelinChief Investment Officer & Partner &Executive Member Of The Board Owner or OfficerNone
Anthony RobertsonPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Craig TennierPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Hugh WillisPartner Owner or OfficerNone
David Willmoth-RileyPartner Owner or OfficerNone
Spencer WoodwardPartner Owner or OfficerNone

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