Top 10 Hedge Funds oversee nearly $190 billion in assets
|September 5th, 2011
|The Top 10 Hedge Funds saw their US Equity assets drop by over $3.36 billion, or -1.7%, during the second quarter of 2011. Seven of the
top 10 hedge funds saw their US equity assets increase by a combined $5.5 billion, which was not enough to outweigh the dramatic decreases experienced by John Paulson’s Paulson & Co (-$5.2 billion), Carl Icahn’s Icahn Associates (-$1.85), and Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group.|
Despite the significant decrease, Paulson & Co. retained its position as the largest US Equity hedge fund. John Paulson’s hedge fund firm, which has suffered from poor investment results in recent, reportedly managed $29,057 million in equity assets under management. Carl Icahn’s equity AUM decrease was large enough to drop the renowned shareholder activist from #7 on the list all the way out of the top ten to #12.
Clifford Asness’ AQR Capital Management LLC was the biggest gainer, seeing its assets rise by $1.3 billion to $13.8 billion. AQR Capital’s asset jump moved the Greenwich-based hedge fund up 2 notches on the ranking list to #6.
The second biggest gainer is D.E. Shaw & Co, which reported assets of $22,747 million, an increase of $983 million from the previous quarter.
The only newcomer to the top hedge fund list is Izzy Englander’s Millennium Management. Izzy’s New York City-based hedge fund reported $11,444 in US equity assets under management, up $797 million.
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|Alexander J. Denner; ||Andreas Halvorsen; ||Andrew Hoine; ||Anne Dinning; ||Becket Wolf; ||Betsy Battle; ||Brett Icahn; ||Brian Olson*; ||Carl Icahn; ||Clifford Asness, Ph.D.; ||David E. Shaw; ||David G. Kabiller; ||David Grossman; ||David Hensle; ||David Nolan; ||David Ott; ||Derek Kaufman; ||Eric Wepsic; ||Israel Izzy Englander; ||Jeff Runnfeldt; ||Jim Simons; ||John M. Liew; ||John Paulson; ||Jonathan Larkin; ||Julius Gaudio; ||Kaveh Alamouti; ||Keith A. Meister*; ||Kenneth Griffin; ||Len Lebov; ||Louis Salkind; ||Mark Stainton; ||Max Stone; ||Mena Gerowin; ||Michael Gelband; ||Mike Barr; ||Peary Stafford; ||Phil Gross; ||Robert Atchinson; ||Robert J. Krail; ||Ryan Garino; ||Steve Weller; ||Steven A. Cohen; ||Stuart Merzer; ||Stuart Steckler|| Soros Fund Management*; ||Adage Capital Advisors LLC; ||Adage Capital Partners LP; ||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; ||Citadel Alternative Asset Management; ||Citadel Equity Fund; ||Citadel Kensington; ||Citadel Wellington; ||CR Intrinsic Investors; ||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; ||Harvard Management; ||High River Limited Partnership; ||Icahn Partners; ||Icahn & Co Inc; ||Icahn Associates; ||Icahn Enterprises (formerly American Real Estate Partners); ||Icahn Fund Ltd; ||Icahn Partners LP; ||Lone Peak Partners Fund LP; ||Medallion; ||Millennium International Fund; ||Millennium Management LLC; ||Millennium Partners; ||Millennium Partners LP; ||Millennium U.S.A.; ||New Castle Re; ||Nova; ||Paulson Advantage Master Ltd; ||Paulson Advantage Plus Master Ltd; ||Paulson Real Estate Recovery Fund; ||Paulson Recovery Fund; ||PCI; ||Renaissance Institutional Equities Funds; ||Renaissance Institutional Management LLC; ||Renaissance Technologies LLC; ||Rentec; ||S.A.C. Global Investors; ||SAC Capital Associates; ||SAC Meridian; ||SAC MultiQuant; ||SAC Select; ||Sigma Capital Management; ||Sowood Capital*; ||Tiger Management*; ||Viking Global Equities; ||Viking Global Equities III; ||Viking Global Investors LP; ||Walter Capital Management*|
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