Top 200 Hedge Funds oversee nearly $680 billion in assets
|October 21st, 2011||
|The latest Top 200 U.S. Equity Hedge Fund list reveals that the top 200 hedge funds oversee a combined $673 billion in assets under management. Notably, all hedge funds on the list have at least $800 million in AUM.|
While the top 5 hedge funds from last quarter held securely onto their previous rankings, hedge funds farther down the Top 200 Hedge Fund List saw their rankings fluctuate significantly. Takis Sparaggis' Alkeon Capital Management 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.
Big 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. New York City-based funds represent 106 of the top 200 and account for over 50% of the assets under management. The other major hedge fund hubs represented on the list include Greenwich/Stamford (with nearly $100bn), Boston ($66bn), Chicago ($41bn) and San Francisco ($27bn).
The top 200 hedge fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms' overall U.S. equity assets under management. Beyond AUM, the top 200 Hedge Funds list also provides: investment styles, locations and contact information for all of the top hedge funds. To view the Top 200 Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please click here.
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