Top 100 Mid-Sized Hedge Funds oversee more than $62.6 Billion, California and Connecticut Bulk-Up

December 10th, 2012
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The list of the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Funds has been released, revealing that the top hedge funds oversee a combined $62.6 billion in US equities. The states of Connecticut and California are well represented on the list, as each state had 10 hedge funds that made the cut. Connecticut’s top mid-sized fund on the list is Blue Harbour Group of Greenwich. The deep value focused fund reported equity assets of $829 million at the end of the third quarter.

California’s top mid-sized hedge fund on the list is emerging manager Dorsal Capital Management of Redwood Shores. The technology focused hedge fund was founded in 2009 by Chief Investment Officer Ryan Frick and lead Portfolio Manager Oliver Evans. Over the third quarter, Dorsal Capital saw its equity assets rise by more than $200 million, from $468 million to $684 million.

Overall, the Top Mid-Sized Hedge Fund list is led by Hawkins Capital, Campbell & Co Investment Adviser and Antipodean Advisors. Houston-based Hawkins Capital was founded by Russell Hawkins and reported assets of $849 million. Prior to founding long/short equity focused Hawkins Capital in 2003, Mr. Hawkins was Director of Equity Research at Fayez Sarofim & Co.

Thirty-one hedge funds on the list saw their equity assets increase by more than $100 million over the 3nd quarter. Leading the way were Dynamic Capital Management, Loeb Capital Management and Nevsky Capital LLP. Both Dynamic Capital and Loeb Capital are based in New York City, while long/short global equity manager Nevsky Capital is based in London.

Ranking Methodology: The top 100 Mid-Sized Hedge Fund rankings are compiled on a quarterly basis using hedge fund firms’ overall U.S. equity assets under management. The list includes the top hedge funds with less than $850 million in U.S. equity assets. To view the Top Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit HedgeTracker’s Hedge Fund Portal..
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Dorsal Capital Management
Hawkins Capital
Related People: Jeff Barnett; Oliver Evans; Russell Hawkins; Ryan Frick
Related Entities: Avalon Advisors; Avalon Long/Short Fund; Dorsal Capital Partners LP; Hawkins Investment Partnership Fund
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Top Hedge Fund Portfolio Reports

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