Top Mid-Sized Hedge Fund List Revealed; Newbrook Capital Advisors and Decade Capital Management claim top spots
|September 4th, 2014||
|The Top Mid-Sized Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the hedge funds on the list oversee a combined $68 billion in US equities. Notably, Emerging Hedge Fund Managers accounted for 38% of the list’s assets. |
Newbrook Capital Advisors, Decade Capital Management and Lindsell Train Ltd lead this quarter’s list. Newbrook Capital, which reported assets of $850 million, is a long/short global equity hedge fund that employs a research-intensive investment process. The firm was founded in 2006 by Robert Boucai, who had previously worked at The Blackstone Group and Karsch Capital. Notably, Newbrook Capital was ranked #89 on Barron’s “Best 100 Hedge Funds” in 2013, after having racked up a 3-Yr Compound Annual return 11.7%.
Twenty-nine funds on the Top Mid-Sized Hedge Fund list saw their equity assets increase by more than $100 million over the 2nd quarter. Leading the way were the Quadrangle Group, Laurion Capital Management and Catapult Capital Management.
Not surprisingly, the top investment strategy for the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Fund list is Long/Short Equity, which is employed by 27 hedge funds that manage nearly $20 billion in assets. Six of these long/short hedge funds are global equity focused investors.
Fifteen sector focused managers made the list with assets topping $10 billion. The sector focused managers on the list have a range of industry focuses, including: Energy, Financials, Healthcare, Technology and Tech-Media-Telecom (TMT) .
Ranking Methodology: The top 100 Mid-Sized Hedge Fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms’ overall U.S. equity assets under management. The list includes the top hedge funds with less than $850 million in U.S. equity assets. To view the Top 100 Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit the premium Hedge Fund Portal.
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