BlueCrest Capital Management Co-Founder Michael Platt

BlueCrest Capital Management Co-Founder Michael Platt

BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd. via Bloomberg

BlueCrest Capital Management LLP, co-founded by Michael Platt, a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. proprietary trader, has more than doubled assets since the end of 2009 as a fifth year of short-term interest rates near zero and unprecedented bond buying by the Federal Reserve pushes investors into riskier investments such as corporate credit.