Top 100 Mid-Sized Hedge Funds oversee more than $64B, 40% of funds see assets jump by $50M+

April 12th, 2013
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The most recent ranking for the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Funds has been released, revealing that the top hedge funds oversee a combined $64.1 billion in US equities. 40% of the hedge funds on the list saw their equity assets increase by more than $50 million over the 4th quarter of 2012. Leading the big gainers were long/short equity manager 40 North Industries LLC and multi-strategy firm Graham Capital Management.

The Top Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Fund list is led by Key Group Holdings, RR Advisors LLC and GSA Capital Partners. Old Greenwich, CT-based Key Group Holdings and Dallas-based RR Advisors LLC are both energy focused hedge funds, while London-based GSA Capital Partners employs a quantitative investment approach. Another energy focused hedge fund, Encompass Capital Advisors, joined the Top Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Fund list for the first time, landing in the 14th spot with $765 in US equity assets.

Not surprisingly, the top investment strategy for the Top 100 Mid-Sized Equity Hedge Fund list is Long/Short Equity, which is employed by 28 hedge funds that manage nearly $18 billion in assets. Eight of these long/short hedge funds have a global equity focus.

A total of 16 Deep Value and Distressed focused hedge funds made the top 100 Mid-Sized list, including industry stalwarts Cerberus Partners and Avenue Capital Management.

Fourteen specialty managers also made the list with assets topping $9.2 billion. The specialty managers on the list have a range of industry focuses, including: Biotech, Commodities, Energy, Financials, Healthcare, Technology and Tech-Media & Telecom (TMT).

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 100 Hedge Fund list in its entirety, please visit HedgeTracker’s Hedge Fund Portal.
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Encompass Capital Advisors LLC
Related People: Holt Calhoon; Jeremy Sussman; Michael Jacobs; Peter Chidyllo; Todd Kantor
Related Entities: Encompass Capital Partners; Citadel Investment Group (seeder); Encompass Capital Fund LP; Encompass Capital Master Fund
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