James Caird Asset Management

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Key Facts

Other OfficesNew York
AUM$2.5 billion
AUM as ofJanuary 1, 2008


James Caird Asset Management is a hedge fund based in London with offices in New York. It was founded in 2008 by Tim Leslie. They hold $2.5 billion in assets under management as of January 1, 2008. Spun off from Moore Capital Management LLC by Leslie along with about 30 employees. They plan to raise total assets under management to $3.5 billion by May 2008.

"James Caird" is the lifeboat Ernest Shackleton used after an Antarctic expedition failed.

John Demaine, formerly head of Barclays Global Investors' hedge fund business has joined the fund.

Historical Performance

Up 1.6% in January 2008