Healthcare & Biotech Hedge Funds Reach New Heights as Assets Peak at $172 billion

February 15th, 2016
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Despite the overall challenging environment, the Top Healthcare, Pharma and Biotech Focused Hedge Fund list managed to realize asset gains over the past quarter. The top funds now manage $172.2 billion in assets, an all-time high for the list. Leading the list’s top gainers are Sachem Head Capital Management, Visium Asset Management and Third Point Management Company.

Scott Ferguson’s Sachem Head Capital reported equity assets of $2.2 billion, allocating 49% of its assets to healthcare and biotech stocks. Sachem Capital is also ranked #10 on the Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers list and #19 on the Top Activist Hedge Fund list. The fund’s top sector positions include Allergan plc (AGN) and Zoetis Inc (ZTS).

Jacob Gottlieb’s Visium Asset Management is ranked #8 on the Top Healthcare, Pharma and Biotech List, with nearly $6.9 billion in assets under management. Visium’s top sector positions include Endo Health Solutions (ENDP), Laboratory Corp of America (LH), Perrigo Co (PRGO) and Allergan plc (AGN).

Ranking Methodology: The Top Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Hedge Fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms’ overall U.S. equity assets under management. The list includes the top hedge funds that have more than 35% of their U.S. equity assets invested in U.S. listed Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech companies. To view the Top Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit HedgeTracker’s Hedge Fund Portal.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Visium Asset Management LLC
Sachem Head Capital Management
Related People: Jacob Gottlieb; Scott Ferguson
Related Entities: Sachem Head Capital; Catalyst Investment Management ; Sachem Head GP LLC; Sachem Head Master; Visium Credit Opportunities Fund; Visium Global Fund; Visium Long Bias Fund LP; Sachem Head LP; Visium Balanced Fund
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