Top 100 Hedge Funds Get Even Bigger

September 12th, 2011
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The latest Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top 100 hedge funds oversee a combined $548 billion in assets under management. Notably, all but two hedge funds on the list have at least $2 billion in AUM. TFS Capital LLC and Harbinger Capital are just below the $2 billion mark with Q2 2011 equity assets of $1,992 million and $1,983 million, respectively.

While the top 5 hedge funds from last quarter held securely onto their previous rankings, hedge funds farther down the Top 100 Hedge Fund List saw their rankings fluctuate significantly. The biggest gainer was Takis Sparaggis’ Alkeon Capital Management, which saw its ranking jump from #79, all the way up to #60. Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Management (#28) and Samuel Isaly’s OrbiMed Advisors were also big gainers, jumping 17 and 16 spots, respectively. Notably, twelve new hedge funds jumped into the top 100, including Jason Capello’s Merchants' Gate Capital LP, John Thaler’s JAT Capital Management and Seth Klarman’s renowned Baupost Group, among others.

The biggest losers on the list were George Weiss Associates, Caxton Associates, Ivory Investment Management, Moore Capital Management and Perry Capital, all of which fell by at least 20 spots.

Regionally, New York City maintained its dominance as the center of the hedge fund universe with the greatest amount of assets under management. The other major hedge fund hubs represented on the list include Greenwich/Stamford (with nearly $100bn), Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.

The top 100 hedge fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms’ overall U.S. equity assets under management. Beyond AUM, the top 100 Hedge Funds list also provides: investment styles, locations and contact information for all of the top hedge funds. To view the Top 100 Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please click here.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Alkeon Capital Management
Caxton Associates
Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers
HRG Group (Harbinger Capital Partners)
Ivory Investment Management
JAT Capital Management
Merchants' Gate Capital LP
Moore Capital Management
OrbiMed Advisors
Perry Capital
The Baupost Group
Tiger Global Management
TFS Capital LLC
Related People: Aaron Rowe ; Andrew Law; Bruce Kovner; Chase Coleman; Chris Hildenbrand; Curtis Macnguyen; Feroz Dewan; Francisco Drohojowski ; George Rizk; George Weiss; Greg Coffey; Gunner Winston; Henry Bedford*; Jason Capello; Jean-Philippe Blochet; John Thaler; Julian Robertson; Kevin Gates; Larry Eiben; Louis Bacon; Neeraj Chandra; Omar Asali (CEO); Orest B. Stelmach; Panayotis Takis Sparaggis; Paul Leff; Peter Jenson (COO); Philip Falcone*; Richard Gates; Richard Perry; Samuel Isaly; Seth A. Klarman
Related Entities: George Weiss & Associates; Huntrise Global; TFS Hedged Futures Fund; TFS Market Neutral Fund, TFS Small Cap Fund; Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisors; Advantage Advisers Technology Partners; Alkeon Asia Growth Fund; Alkeon Global Alpha Fund; Alkeon Growth Partners; Alpro Technology Fund; Baupost Capital; Baupost Fund; Baupost Group Inc, Baupost Group LLC; Baupost Value Partners; BSP Partners; Caduceus Asia Partners LP; Caduceus Capital LP; Caxton Alpha Equity LLC; Caxton Associates; Caxton Equity Growth (BVI) Ltd; Caxton Global Investments USA LLC; Caxton Healthcare Trading LLC; Caxton International LTD; Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences; Finsbury Worldwide Pharmaceutical; George Weiss Associates Inc; GWA LLC ; Harbert Management Corporation*; Harbinger Capital Credit Distressed BlueLine Fund; Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund; Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund LP; HRG Capital; Huntrise Capital Partners; Ivory Capital; Ivory Flagship; Ivory Long-Term; Ivory Opportunity; JAT Capital Domestic; JAT Capital Offshore; JAT Capital Partners; Margin of Safety; Margin of Safety; Merchant Gate Capital; Merchants' Gate Capital; Moore Capital Emerging Markets; Moore Global Fixed Income; Moore Japan Restructuring; OrbiMed Associates; OrbiMed Capital; Ospraie Management; Perry Corp.; Perry Partners; Remington Investment Strategies; Tiger Global Funds; Tiger Management Corporation; Tiger Management Corporation*; Tiger Technology LP; Valence Capital Management; Weiss Multi-Strategy Partners LLC
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Spotlight Reports

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