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Haha, apparently owning 7% of PPD didn't slow James Simons down too much... can someone please just give him a call? :D

FT - "Renaissance emerges as top hedge fund manager"
James Simons, the founder of New York-based Renaissance Technologies, was the top earning hedge fund manager last year, earning $2.5bn in spite of the extreme market volatility, as his 20-year-old flagship fund generated a net return of 80 per cent.