There are often lots of pretty women in attendance — to such an extent your newest problem of glossy magazine Hedge operates an useful feature about how to spot a gold-digger (alongside helpful information to polishing your shoes with champagne).
One, until recently, was Russian spy Anna Chapman. She always accompany the woman manager, the hedge investment guru Nicholas Camilleri of Navigator resource control, on their regular Thursday trips to Annabel’s nightclub in nearby Berkeley Square, in which she'd rub arms with all the loves of residential property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz.
So it's safe to state that austerity Britain is certainly not having much affect the hedge investment barons.
Public fury this week has been fond of bonus-drenched bankers, including Bob Diamond of Barclays, who is likely to receive £8 million, and Eric Daniels of Lloyds Banking Group, who is in-line for £2 million.
There are always plenty of pretty girls in attendance — so much so that most recent dilemma of glossy magazine Hedge runs a handy feature on how best to spot a gold-digger
But there are many London hedge investment bosses that would disdain to leave of bed for these types of paltry amounts. modern accounts from a single leading firm, Brevan Howard, disclosed its top partners shared £200 million the 12 months into the end of March.
A big amount of the have visited founder Alan Howard, whose estimated individual wealth already stood at £875 million.
Howard life together with French spouse, Sabine, in Hampstead and owns a £7.5 million apartment in Manhattan.
To him, it can were small change to fork out the £25, 000 each he paid to your singer Pixie Lott and boy musical organization JLS to do at his 13-year-old boy Daniel’s club mitzvah festivities a year ago.
Fellow hedge fund magnate Crispin Odey paid himself £34 million last year and another top investment manager, Jonathan Ruffer, took home £10 million.
Then there's Jeffrey Meyer, who a few days ago bagged more than £11 million by attempting to sell his investment management team Gartmore to rival Henderson in a rescue price.
Their rich reward came despite a catalogue of catastrophes during the firm, that has been offered for less than half the price with regards to ended up being floated on the currency markets simply over this past year.
Those who need make real cash aim to get into hedge resources, which claim to deliver super-charged comes back no matter what is occurring on the stock markets.
And while the remainder British tightens its belt in 2010, the hedge fund party circuit reveals no sign of flagging.