Citadel Retains Top Spot on Top 100 Hedge Fund List after Assets up 13%

July 9th, 2015
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Citadel Investment Group holds the number one spot on HedgeTracker’s Top 100 Hedge Fund List once again after delivering double digit quarter-over-quarter growth. Citadel posted $59.4B in equity assets after growing 13% or $6.6B over the quarter.

The remaining top 5 on the Top 100 Hedge Fund List remained intact but with some shuffling. D.E. Shaw maintain the second position even after stayed stagnant while AQR Capital Management, #3 on last quarter’s list, fell 2 spots to #5 after assets declined 5%. Millennium Management and Renaissance Technologies Corporation both rose a single spot to #3 and #4, respectively, after each achieving >10% growth over the quarter.

There were 6 new additions to this quarter’s list, including Hound Partners LLC, #90. Hound Partners is Tiger Management ancestor that received start-up investment capital from Julian Robertson. The firm was founded in 2004 by Jonathan Auerbach and Scott McLellan while working at Tiger. Mr. McLellan left Hound Partners in 2007 to co-found Marble Arch Partners. Mr. Auerbach was at Ziff Brothers Investments prior to Tiger.

35 of the top 50 funds in the Top 100 Hedge Fund List increased assets, including Winton Capital Management, which grew 42% from $8.8B to $12.6B. Winton is a UK-based hedge fund founded in 1997 that manages assets across range of different strategies, including its flagship fund, Diversified Program, that employs an unconstrained “hedge fund” strategy.

Hedge Tracker releases a series of top hedge fund lists on a quarterly basis. To view the Top 100 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
D.E. Shaw & Co
Millennium Management
Renaissance Technologies Corporation
Related People: ; Becket Wolf*; Peter Brown; Robert L. Mercer; Anne Dinning; Brandon Haley; Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; David E. Shaw; David G. Kabiller; David Grossman; David Nolan; Derek Kaufman; Eric Wepsic; Israel Izzy Englander; Jeff Runnfeldt*; Jim Simons; Joe Squeri; John M. Liew; Jonathan Larkin*;; Julius Gaudio; Kaveh Alamouti*; Kenneth Griffin; Louis Salkind; Mark Stainton; Max Stone; Michael Gelband; Robert J. Krail; Ryan Garino; Steve Weller*; Stuart Steckler(retired)*
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; Citadel Alternative Asset Management; Citadel Equity Fund; Citadel Kensington; Citadel Wellington; D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, LLC; D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios; D.E. Shaw Group; D.E. Shaw Investment Management; DE Shaw Heliant Fund; Equiduct; Medallion; Millennium International Fund; Millennium Management LLC; Millennium Partners; Millennium Partners LP; Millennium U.S.A.; New Castle Re; Nova; Renaissance Institutional Equities Funds; Renaissance Institutional Management LLC; Renaissance Technologies LLC; Rentec; Sowood Capital*
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