Top New York Hedge Funds see assets jump by 10%, Surpassing the $450 Billion Mark
|January 9th, 2013||
|The list of the Top 100 Hedge Funds from the greater New York City metropolitan area has been released for the most recent quarter, revealing that the top NYC hedge funds oversee a combined $450.9B in US equities. The top hedge funds’ assets increased by nearly $41.6 Billion, or 10.16%, over the third quarter.|
Twenty-one hedge funds on the Top 100 New York Hedge Fund list saw their equity assets jump by more than $1 billion over the quarter. Impressively, forty-seven hedge funds saw their assets jump by between $100 million and $1 billion. Leading the top gainers were AQR Capital Management LLC (+$2.75B) and Och-Ziff Capital Management (+$2.42B).
A couple of closely followed Global Macro managers, Soros Fund Management and PointState Capital, notable poured into US equities over the quarter. George Soros’ Soros Fund Management saw its equity assets increase by $2.38B to $5.9B. Sean Cullinan’s PointState Capital nearly doubled its holdings in US equities, increasing its assets by $2.1B to $4.7B. Sean Cullinan founded PointState in 2010 with a team of six of his colleagues from Duquesne Capital. Before Stanley Druckenmiller decided to close Duquesne Capital in 2010, Cullinan had served as Duquesne's vice chairman.
Notably, 18 hedge funds on the list are headquartered outside of Manhattan. These suburban based hedge funds, which oversee $115B in assets, are primarily based in the Connecticut suburbs. The top Connecticut hedge funds on the list were AQR Capital Management LLC (#3 on the list), Steve Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital (#4) and Steve Cohens’ SAC Capital Advisors (#5). The top metro area suburbs were once again Greenwich CT (7 top hedge funds) and Stamford CT (4 funds).
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