List of hedge funds

Here are the ten largest hedge funds in the world ranked by assets under management as of mid 2016. 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 is the largest investment manager in the world with around $6.4 trillion assets under management in all types of funds[1] [2]and AQR Capital Management is the largest provider of public mutual funds following hedge fund strategies with $23 billion in public hedge fund assets under management in addition to the $63 billion of private assets listed below, and an additional $90 billion in traditional investment funds.[3]

Largest hedge fund firms

The data for this table comes from Pensions & Investments with data compiled in the second quarter of 2016.[4]

Rank Firm Headquarters AUM as of second quarter 2016
(billions of USD)
1Bridgewater Associates Westport$102.9
2AQR Capital Management Greenwich$63.0
3Man Group London$46.3
4Two Sigma Investments New York$42.3
5Millennium Management New York$33.3
6Winton Group London$33.0
7Renaissance Technologies East Setauket$32.0
8Baupost Group Boston$29.2
9Elliott Management Corporation New York$28.8
10BlackRock New York$28.6

See also


  1. " "BlackRock About Us". December 31, 2015. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  2. Team, Trefis. "BlackRock's Current Share Price Doesn't Capture Its Long-Term Growth Prospects". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
  3. "Barron's Cover Story, How AQR's Liquid Alternative Funds Are Outperforming Competitors". February 27, 2016. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  4. "More hedge fund firms seeing a decline in assets". Sep 19, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
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