The Kings of Quants Revealed - Top Quant Hedge Funds up 5.2% YTD

September 27th, 2016
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The top Quantitative & Arbitrage Hedge Fund Managers now manage $235.8 billion in U.S. equity assets, having seen their assets increase by $11.7 billion, or +5.2% year-to-date.

Nearly 60% of the Top Quant Hedge Funds on the list have seen their assets increase year-over-year. Leading the top gainers are Renaissance Technologies, Two Sigma Investments, and Voloridge Investment Management.

Voloridge’s gains have helped it climb all the way up to the #9 spot in the rankings. David Vogel, an award winning predictive modeling scientist, founded Jupiter, FL-based Voloridge in 2009. The firm is a pure quantitative shop, focused on applying mathematics and technology to exploit alpha opportunities.

Not surprisingly, the top three hedge funds are once again AQR Capital, Renaissance Technologies Corp and Two Sigma Investments.

Ranking Methodology: The Quantitative & Arbitrage Hedge Fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms’ overall U.S. equity assets. To view the list in its entirety, please visit Hedge Tracker’s Hedge Fund Portal.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
AQR Capital Management LLC
Renaissance Technologies Corporation
Two Sigma Investments
Related People: Peter Brown; Robert L. Mercer; Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; David G. Kabiller; David Siegel; Jim Simons; John M. Liew; John Overdeck; Mark Pickard; Robert J. Krail
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; Medallion; Nova; Renaissance Institutional Equities Funds; Renaissance Institutional Management LLC; Renaissance Technologies LLC; Rentec; Tudor Investment Corporation; Two Sigma Holdings; Two Sigma Partners
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Investment Management and Hedge Fund Firm Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-offs and Transactions; Hedge Fund Spotlight Reports

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