Brevan Howard partner departs

Outsourcing door

Klaus Oestergaard, a partner at London-based hedge fund manager Brevan Howard, has left the firm.

Oestergaard joined Brevan Howard in 2004 as a fixed-income portfolio manager, and was promoted to partner in 2007. Prior to joining Brevan Howard, he worked with the firm's founder Alan Howard on the proprietary trading desk at Credit Suisse. Oestergaard's plans are not yet known.

Meanwhile, execution trader Philip Valori and trade analyst Ben Bristow have also left Brevan Howard. Bristow had been w