Top Connecticut Hedge Funds Surge; Assets up by 7.6%

April 18th, 2014
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The Top 50 Connecticut Hedge Fund List has been released, revealing that the top CT hedge funds oversee a combined $170.6 billion in US equities. Overall, the hedge funds on the list saw their assets grow by $13 billion, or 7.6% quarter-over-quarter. The growth was driven by strong gains from AQR Capital Management, Viking Global Investors and Discovery Capital Management.

The largest Connecticut hedge funds on the list are Clifford Asness’ AQR Capital, Steve Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital and Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global Investors. Not surprisingly, the top five hedge funds on the list are also ranked amongst the top 10 on Hedge Tracker’s overall Top Equity Hedge Fund List.

John Thaler’s JAT Capital Management nearly cracked the top 10, landing at the number 11 spot on the list with $3.3 billion in assets. 86.3% of JAT Capital’s assets are invested in technology, media and telecom equities, placing the firm at #8 on the Top TMT Hedge Fund List. Before founding JAT, John Thayer was a founding member and Portfolio Manager covering the technology, media and telecom (TMT) sectors at Shumway Capital Partners.

Twenty-nine hedge funds on the Top Connecticut Hedge Fund List are based in the suburban hedge fund enclave of Greenwich, CT. While Greenwich is the location of choice, Stamford and Westport are notably home to eight and five of the top 50 hedge funds, respectively.

Hedge Tracker releases a series of top hedge fund lists on a quarterly basis. To view the Top Connecticut Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit the Top Hedge Fund List ranking portal.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
AQR Capital Management LLC
Discovery Capital Management
JAT Capital Management
Lone Pine Capital
Viking Global Investors
Related People: Andreas Halvorsen; Brian Olson*; Charly Cui; Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; David Craver; David G. Kabiller; David Ott; Harry Krensky; John M. Liew; John Thaler; Kerry Tyler; Mala Gaonkar; Marco Tablada; Marcos Amino; Michael Liu; Robert Citrone; Robert J. Krail; Steve Mandel; Steve Mandel
Related Entities: Atlas Capital Management; Discovery Global Citizen’s Fund (DGCF); Discovery Global Opportunity Master Fund Ltd; AQR Absolute Return Master; AQR Delta Master Account; AQR Global Asset Allocation; AQR Global Equity Master; AQR Global Stock Selection; AQR International Equity Fund; AQR RC Equity International; AQR Small Cap Value Fund LP; Discovery Americas I; Discovery Global Opportunity Fund; JAT Capital Domestic; JAT Capital Offshore; JAT Capital Partners; Lone Balsam LP; Lone Cascade; Lone Cypress Funds; Lone Dragon Pine; Lone Juniper; Lone Pine Capital (LPC); Lone Pine Sierra LP; Lone Sequoia LP; Lone Spruce LP; Tiger Management*; Tiger Management*; Viking Global Equities; Viking Global Equities III; Viking Global Investors LP
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