GLG Drops from #1, Toscafund Falls Off of EUROPE50

March 19th, 2009
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The Hedge Fund Journal has released the 2009 EUROPE50 list of top European hedge fund managers. Notably, total assets managed by the top 50 hedge funds fell from $366 billion in 2008 to $271 billion as of 1/31/09.

Having lost a third of its assets management over the past year, GLG Partners fell from the #1 to #4. Activist manager Toscafund, which had an estimated $6 billion last year, completely fell off the list.

Noteworthy activists that made this year’s list include: #8 Children's Investment Fund Management (9.5 bn), #20 Polygon Investment Partners (4 bn), and #50 Centaurus (2.5 bn)
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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Centaurus Capital
The Children's Investment Fund Mgmt
Polygon Investment Partners
GLG Partners
Related People: ; Alexander Jackson; Bernard Oppetit; Cecilia McAnulty; Chris Hohn; Emmanuel "Manny" Roman; Jason Mackay*; John White; Mark Jones; Martin Hughes; Noam Gottesman*; Paul Leary; Pierre Lagrange; Randel Howard Freeman; Reade Griffith; Teun Johnston
Related Entities: Centaurus Alpha Fund; Children's Investment Master Fund; Childrens Investment Fund LP; Childrens Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP; GLG Alpha Select Fund; GLG Partners Inc; GLG UK Growth; GLG UK Income; GLG UK Select; Kings Road Investments; Old Oak Holdings; Polygon Credit Income; Polygon Debt Holdings; Polygon Global Opportunities; TCI; The Children's Investment Fund; The Children's Investment Fund Foundation; Toscafund
Related Article Tags: Shareholder Activists, Corporate Raiders and Proxy Battles

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