Top 100 US Equity Hedge Funds oversee $557 billion in AUM

July 29th, 2011
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HedgeTracker has announced the release of its latest list of the Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Funds. According to the report, the top hedge fund managers on the list oversee a combined $557 billion in equity assets under management.

The top five hedge funds impressively are responsible for managing $130 billion in assets, accounting for more than 23% of the equity assets under management for the top 100. Regionally, New York City has the most hedge fund managers on the list, followed by Greenwich/Stamford, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Not surprisingly, topping the list are John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. with $34.2 billion and Boston-based Adage Capital Partners with $26.5 billion. Rounding out the top 5 are other notable industry stalwarts: Renaissance Technologies Corp, Citadel Investment Group and D.E. Shaw & Co.

The top hedge fund rankings are compiled using quarterly equity holdings information of the hedge fund firm’s overall U.S. equity assets under management. Beyond assets under management, the top 100 Hedge Funds list includes: investment styles, locations and contact information for all the funds.

To view the Top 100 Hedge Funds in its entirety, please click here.
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For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Adage Capital Partners
Citadel Investment Group
D.E. Shaw & Co
Paulson & Co.
Renaissance Technologies Corporation
Related People: ; Becket Wolf*; Peter Brown; Robert L. Mercer; Andrew Hoine; Anne Dinning; Brandon Haley; David E. Shaw; David Grossman; Derek Kaufman; Eric Wepsic; Jeff Runnfeldt*; Jim Simons; Joe Squeri; John Paulson; Julius Gaudio; Kaveh Alamouti*; Kenneth Griffin; Louis Salkind; Mark Stainton; Max Stone; Mena Gerowin*; Mike Barr; Phil Gross; Robert Atchinson; Ryan Garino; Sheru Chowdhry; Steve Weller*; Stuart Merzer; Stuart Steckler(retired)*
Related Entities: Adage Capital Advisors LLC; Adage Capital Partners LP; Citadel Alternative Asset Management; Citadel Equity Fund; Citadel Kensington; Citadel Wellington; D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, LLC; D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios; D.E. Shaw Group; D.E. Shaw Investment Management; DE Shaw Heliant Fund; Equiduct; Harvard Management; Medallion; New Castle Re; Nova; Paulson Advantage Master Ltd; Paulson Advantage Plus Master Ltd; Paulson Real Estate Recovery Fund; Paulson Recovery Fund; PCI; Renaissance Institutional Equities Funds; Renaissance Institutional Management LLC; Renaissance Technologies LLC; Rentec; Sowood Capital*
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