List of hedge funds

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Below are the 15 largest hedge funds in the world ranked by discretionary assets under management as of mid-2018. Only assets in private funds following hedge fund strategies are counted. Some of these managers also manage public funds and offer non-hedge fund strategies. For example, BlackRock is the largest investment manager in the world with around $6.4 trillion assets under management in all types of funds[1] [2]and AQR Capital Management is the largest provider of public mutual funds following hedge fund strategies with $112 billion in public and traditional hedge fund assets under management in addition to the $83 billion of private assets listed below.[3]

Largest hedge fund firms[edit]

The data for this table comes from Pensions & Investments with data compiled in the second quarter of 2018.[4]

Rank Firm Headquarters AUM as of second quarter 2018
(billions of USD)
1 Bridgewater Associates United States Westport, CT $132.8
2 AQR Capital Management United States Greenwich, CT $83.7
3 Man Group United Kingdom London $59.1
4 Renaissance Technologies United States East Setauket, NY $57.0
5 Two Sigma Investments United States New York City, NY $38.0
6 Millennium Management United States New York City, NY $35.3
7 Elliott Management United States New York City, NY $35.0
8 Marshall Wace United Kingdom London $34.8
9 Davidson Kempner Capital Management United States New York City, NY $31.4
10 Baupost Group United States Boston, MA $31.0
11 Citadel LLC United States Chicago, IL $30.0
12 BlackRock United States New York City, NY $29.9
13 D.E. Shaw & Co. United States New York City, NY $28.8
14 Select Equity Group United States New York City, NY $26
15 Farallon Capital United States San Francisco, CA $25.3
16 Qube Research & Technologies United Kingdom London $1.7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ " "BlackRock About Us". December 31, 2015. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Team, Trefis. "BlackRock's Current Share Price Doesn't Capture Its Long-Term Growth Prospects". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
  3. ^ "AQR Funds". Jun 9, 2017. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "The largest managers of hedge funds". Sep 17, 2018. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.man.com/GB/the-group