Eisler Capital Plucks Henry Howell from Goldman Sachs

August 22, 2019 | Hedge Funds, News, People on the Move

A Goldman alum heads to a hedge fund… run by a Goldman alum

Eisler Capital, a macro hedge fund based in London, has hired Henry Howell for a new role in business development. Howell, who worked at Goldman Sachs for 16 years, took the role in July. The news generated buzz this morning after reporting from Financial News.

At Goldman, Howell served as Goldman’s global head of electronic futures. He joined Goldman in 2003 after graduating from Wesleyan University in 2003. The hiring is the latest in a spree of additions made by the $3.3  billion hedge fund.

Eisler Capital Continues to Expand

Eisler has been expanding over the last 18 months by picking off senior level individuals from firms like Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley.

For example, it hired Sam Wisnia, who was the head of foreign exchange and rates at Deutsche Bank. The hedge fund also added former Goldman partner Francesco Garzarelli, former Citigroup interest rate swap trader Utkarsh Narayan, and former Credit Suisse director James France.

Eisler Capital previously expanded its headcount in December 2017 from 13 to 26. It would later pick picked up Wisnia and seven other Deutsche Bank quantitative analysts.

According to a report by eFinancialcareers, the fund paid an average  £437,000 for 2018.

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