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Top 100 US Equity Hedge Funds oversee $557 billion in AUM

Date: Friday, July 29, 2011
Author: HedgeTracker

HedgeTracker has announced the release of its latest list of the Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Funds. According to the report, the top hedge fund managers on the list oversee a combined $557 billion in equity assets under management.

The top five hedge funds impressively are responsible for managing $130 billion in assets, accounting for more than 23% of the equity assets under management for the top 100. Regionally, New York City has the most hedge fund managers on the list, followed by Greenwich/Stamford, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Not surprisingly, topping the list are John Paulsonís Paulson & Co. with $34.2 billion and Boston-based Adage Capital Partners with $26.5 billion. Rounding out the top 5 are other notable industry stalwarts: Renaissance Technologies Corp, Citadel Investment Group and D.E. Shaw & Co.

The top hedge fund rankings are compiled using quarterly equity holdings information of the hedge fund firmís overall U.S. equity assets under management. Beyond assets under management, the top 100 Hedge Funds list includes: investment styles, locations and contact information for all the funds.

To view the Top 100 Hedge Funds in its entirety, please click here.