Activist Investors and Leading Hedge Funds display their mutual Love for Consumer Discretionary Stocks

July 29th, 2015
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The latest list of largest Consumer Discretionary hedge fund investors has been released, with the top funds reportedly managing $176 billion in Consumer Discretionary stocks. While there were familiar names headlining the top of the list, the top investors in the sector based on percentage of total equity assets invested in Consumer Discretionary is, interestingly, four activist investors with heavily concentrated positions: H Partners Management (94% of equity assets in Consumer Discretionary), ESL Investments (87%), The Children's Investment Fund Mgmt (82%) and MHR Fund Management (77%).

H Partners is an activist investor founded by Rehan Jaffer, an alum of Daniel Loeb’s Third Point. H Partners currently holds 94% of its equity assets under management in four Consumer Discretionary companies, including 59.2% of its portfolio in Six Flags Inc (SIX), 26.1% in Tempur-Pedic International (TPX), 4.6% in Remy International Inc (REMY), and 4.5% in Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD).

Leading the list overall are Citadel Investment Group ($10.6B in Consumer Discretionary Assets), D.E. Shaw & Co ($7.9B), Lone Pine Capital ($6.9B), AQR Capital Management LLC ($7.1B), and Millennium Management ($6.5B).

Hedge Tracker releases a series of top hedge fund lists on a quarterly basis. The Top 100 Consumer Discretionary Hedge Funds list is based on the top hedge funds investing in the Consumer Discretionary sector, ranked by their U.S. Consumer Discretionary equity assets under management. To view the Top Consumer 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
Citadel Investment Group
ESL Investments
Lone Pine Capital
MHR Fund Management
Millennium Management
The Children's Investment Fund Mgmt
Related People: ; Becket Wolf*; Brandon Haley; Chris Hohn; Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; David Craver; David G. Kabiller; David Grossman; David Nolan; Derek Kaufman; Eddie Lampert; Israel Izzy Englander; Jeff Runnfeldt*; Joe Squeri; John M. Liew; Jonathan Larkin*;; Kaveh Alamouti*; Kenneth Griffin; Kerry Tyler; Mala Gaonkar; Marco Tablada; Mark H. Rachesky; Mark Stainton; Michael Gelband; Richard Rainwater*; Robert J. Krail; Ryan Garino; Steve Mandel; Steve Mandel; Steve Weller*; William C. Crowley
Related Entities: 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; Children's Investment Master Fund; Childrens Investment Fund LP; Childrens Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP; Citadel Alternative Asset Management; Citadel Equity Fund; Citadel Kensington; Citadel Wellington; Equiduct; ESL Institutional Partners; ESL Investments Inc; Kmart Holding Corp*; 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; MHR Fund; Millennium International Fund; Millennium Management LLC; Millennium Partners; Millennium Partners LP; Millennium U.S.A.; New Castle Re; RBS Partners; Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD); Sowood Capital*; TCI; The Children's Investment Fund; The Children's Investment Fund Foundation; Tiger Management*
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