JAT Capital continues climb up Top Connecticut Hedge Funds List; Stamford-based Hedge Funds gain momentum

December 30th, 2014
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The rankings for the Top Connecticut Hedge Funds have been released, revealing that the top 50 hedge funds oversee a combined $171 billion in equity assets.

Twenty-six hedge funds on the Top Connecticut Hedge Fund List are based in the suburban hedge fund enclave of Greenwich, CT. While Greenwich is once again the location of choice, Stamford continues to gain momentum, claiming ten of the top spots for the first time.

The top three Connecticut hedge funds on the list are once again all based in Greenwich, including Clifford Asness’ AQR Capital, Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global Investors and Steve Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital. Steven A. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management is number 5 on this quarter’s list, positioning it safely as the largest Stamford-based hedge fund.

Notably, John Thaler’s JAT Capital Management moved up two spots this quarter, laying claim to the 8th spot, after having seen its equity assets surge by nearly $913 million quarter-over-quarter.

84% of JAT Capital’s assets are invested in technology, media and telecom equities, ranking the firm at #4 on the Top TMT Hedge Fund List.

Overall, the hedge funds on the list saw their assets drop by $2.7 billion, or nearly 1.6% quarter-over-quarter.

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
JAT Capital Management
Lone Pine Capital
Point72 Asset Management (SAC Capital)
Viking Global Investors
Related People: ; Douglas Haynes (President); Andreas Halvorsen; Brian Olson*; Chandler Bocklage*; Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; David Craver; David G. Kabiller; David Ott; John M. Liew; John Thaler; Kerry Tyler; Mala Gaonkar; Marco Tablada; Peter Nussbaum*; Robert J. Krail; Sol Kumin*; Steve Mandel; Steve Mandel; Steven A. Cohen; Ted Orenstein*; Tom Conheeney*
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; Canvas Capital*; CR Intrinsic Investors*; Cubist Systematic Strategies; EverPoint Asset Management; 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; S.A.C. Global Investors; SAC Meridian; SAC MultiQuant; Sigma Capital Mgmt; Tiger Management*; Tiger Management*; Viking Global Equities; Viking Global Equities III; Viking Global Investors LP; Walter Capital*
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