Top Activist Hedge Funds close in on $200 billion mark; ValueAct Capital, Elliott Management & JANA Partners lead the way

January 19th, 2015
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The latest Top Activist Hedge Fund Manager list has been released, revealing that the top now manage $196 billion in equity assets. Twenty of the activist hedge funds on the list saw their assets increase by more than $100 million over the past quarter, driving their assets up by a combined $10 billion. Leading the top gainers were ValueAct Capital Management, Elliott Management Corporation and JANA Partners.

The top three spots on this quarter’s Top Activist Hedge Fund List are held by Carl Icahn’s Icahn Associates, Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct Capital Management and Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management

The highest ranked sector focused hedge fund manager to make the list is healthcare focused Samuel Isaly‘s OrbiMed Advisors. The renowned healthcare activist firm reported assets of $9 billion, ranking it #7 on the list.

Hedge Tracker releases a series of top hedge fund lists on a quarterly basis. To view the Top Activist Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit the Top Hedge Fund List ranking portal.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Elliott Management Corporation
Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn)
JANA Partners
OrbiMed Advisors
Pershing Square Capital Management
ValueAct Capital Management
Related People: Alexander J. Denner; Barry S. Rosenstein; Brett Icahn; Brian Miller*; Carl Icahn; Gary Claar; Gordon Singer; Jeffrey W. Ubben; Jon Pollock; Keith A. Meister*; Nicholas Botta; Paul Singer; Roy J. Katzovicz; Samuel Isaly; Scott Ferguson*; William 'Bill' Ackman
Related Entities: Blum Capital Partners*; Caduceus Asia Partners LP; Caduceus Capital LP; Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences; Elliott Associates; Elliott International; Elliott Management Corp; Finsbury Worldwide Pharmaceutical; High River Limited Partnership; Icahn Partners; Icahn & Co Inc; Icahn Associates; Icahn Enterprises (formerly American Real Estate Partners); Icahn Fund Ltd; Icahn Partners LP; JANA Capital LLC; JANA Master Fund LP; JANA Nirvana Fund LP; JANA Partners LP; JANA Piranha Fund LP; Leucadia Corporation (NYSE: LUK); OrbiMed Associates; OrbiMed Capital; Pershing Square Capital; Pershing Square IV; Pershing Square LP; ValueAct AllCap International LP; ValueAct Capital International; ValueAct Capital LLC; ValueAct Holdings GP LLC
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