Below are the 20 largest hedge funds in the world ranked by discretionary assets under management (AUM) as of mid-2020. Only assets in private funds following hedge fund strategies are counted. Some of these managers also manage public funds and offer non-hedge fund strategies. For example, BlackRock of New York City is the largest investment manager in the world, with around US$8.67 trillion assets under management in all types of funds.[1]

Largest hedge fund firms

The data for this table comes from Pensions & Investments with data compiled in the second quarter of 2021.[2]

Rank Firm Headquarters AUM as of second quarter 2021
(millions of USD)
1 Bridgewater Associates United States Westport, CT $105,700
2 Man Group United Kingdom London, UK $76,800
3 Renaissance Technologies United States East Setauket, NY $58,000
4 Millennium Management United States New York City, NY $52,314
5 The Children's Investment Fund Management United Kingdom London, UK $40,000
5 Elliott Management United States New York City, NY $42,000
6 D.E. Shaw & Co. United States New York City, NY $39,738
7 Two Sigma Investments United States New York City, NY $39,550
8 Farallon Capital United States San Francisco, CA $38,100
9 Citadel LLC United States Chicago, IL $37,630
10 Davidson Kempner Capital Management United States New York City, NY $37,350
11 Marshall Wace United Kingdom London, UK $33,107
12 Anchorage Capital Group United States New York City, NY $31,080
13 Baupost Group United States Boston, MA $31,000
14 AQR Capital Management United States Greenwich, CT $26,100
15 Capula Investment Management United Kingdom London, UK $23,900
16 BlackRock United States New York City, NY $23,090
17 Wellington Management Company United States Boston, MA $22,600
18 D1 Capital Partners United States New York City, NY $22,000
19 Point72 Asset Management United States Stamford, CT $21,800
20 GoldenTree Asset Management United States New York City, NY $19,734

See also

References

  1. ^ " "BlackRock About Us". June 30, 2020. Retrieved Oct 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "The largest managers of hedge funds (P&I Sep 2021)". United States: Pensions & Investments. 20 September 2021. Retrieved Dec 7, 2021.