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Top 100 Global Hedge Funds for 2020

Below is a list of the top 100 largest hedge funds in the world, ranked by assets under management (AUM) for 2020.

Nearly 75% of the largest hedge fund companies by AUM are based in the United States. The UK is also home to a signficant number of the top hedge fund managers.

As of Q3, 2020 the world’s biggest hedge fund management company is AQR Capital Management, with nearly $250 billion USD in assets under management as of September 1, 2020. Global macro hedge funds are the mostly highly represented strategy among the world’s 100 largest hedge funds.

Top 100 Hedge Funds 2020

Firm Name City Country AUM($Millions) 12 mo. Change in AUM Strategies
AQR Capital Management Greenwich United States 248,897 -0.1 Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Event Driven
Bridgewater Associates Westport United States 235,612 0.0 Long/Short, Global Macro
Citadel Investment Group Chicago United States 234,679 0.2 Convertibles, Multi Strategy
Millennium Capital Partners New York United States 218,000 Multi Strategy
Renaissance Technologies East Setauket United States 165,968 0.3 Crypto, Multi Strategy
Alphadyne Asset Management New York United States 120,723 0.4 Equity, Managed Futures, Global Macro
Balyasny Asset Management Chicago United States 118,425 -0.2 Multi Strategy, Global Equity, Multi Strategy
Fortress Investment Group New York United States 110,894 0.3 Private Equity, Global Macro, Special Situations
Goldman Sachs Asset Management New York United States 106,240 0.3 Multi Strategy, Fund of Funds
Capula Investment Management LLP London United Kingdom 105,951 0.4 Absolute Returns, Credit
Ares Management Los Angeles United States 99,062 0.2 Managed Futures, Fixed Income, Consumer Products
Point72 Asset Management Stamford United States 91,332 0.2 0
DE Shaw New York United States 82,122 0.1 Absolute Returns
Garda Capital Minneapolis United States 78,067 0.4 Global Macro
Tenaron Capital Management New York United States 75,646 0.0 Global Macro
III Capital Boca Raton United States 73,727 0.8 Credit
Elliott Management New York United States 73,511 0.1 Global Equity, Credit, Event Driven
Field Street Capital Management New York United States 68,908 -0.1 Credit, Global Macro
Two Sigma Investments New York United States 66,143 0.1 Commodities
Cerberus Capital Management New York United States 61,347 0.1 Credit, Real Estate, Private Equity
Brevan Howard Asset Management London United Kingdom 58,630 2.9 Global Macro, Commodities
Angelo Gordon & Co. New York United States 56,276 0.2 Real Estate, Fixed Income, Managed Futures
Lighthouse Investment Partners Palm Beach Gardens United States 56,235 0.2 Fund of Funds, Long/Short, Managed Futures
Element Capital Management New York United States 51,768 -0.1 Global Macro, Credit
Lyxor Asset Management Paris France 47,737 0.2 Convertibles, Long/Short, Distressed Assets
Och-Ziff Capital Management New York United States 45,473 0.1 Global Macro, Convertibles, Distressed Assets
Adage Capital Management Boston United States 45,471 0.1 Global Equity
Viking Global Investors Greenwich United States 42,123 0.2 Global Macro, Long/Short
Tiger Global Management LLC New York United States 41,172 0.1 Crypto
Pine River Capital Management Minnetonka United States 40,920 0.2 Multi Strategy, Commodities, Fixed Income
Tudor Investment Corporation Stamford United States 38,397 0.0 Crypto, Multi Strategy, Global Macro
Oaktree Capital Management Los Angeles United States 38,350 0.0 Fixed Income, Real Estate, Distressed Assets
Bracebridge Capital Boston United States 36,808 0.4 Absolute Returns, Commodities, Credit
Symmetry Investments Hong Kong Hong Kong 36,435 Credit
MKP Capital Management New York United States 35,974 1.2 Multi Strategy, Fixed Income
Davidson Kempner Capital Management New York United States 35,867 0.0 Global Equity, Distressed Assets
Moore Capital Management New York United States 35,454 0.0 Global Macro, Emerging Markets
Hillhouse Capital Hong Kong Hong Kong 35,133 0.2 Emerging Markets
Graham Capital Management Rowayton United States 34,618 0.3 Global Macro, Commodities, Energy
BlackRock Alternative Advisors New York United States 33,250 0.3 Global Macro, Convertibles, Managed Futures
Apollo Capital New York United States 32,680 0.3 Managed Futures, Credit
Farallon Capital Management San Francisco United States 32,384 0.0 Multi Strategy, Arbitrage, Real Estate
Lansdowne Partners London United Kingdom 31,740 0.0 Absolute Returns, Global Macro, Long/Short
Pictet Alternative Investments Geneva Switzerland 31,715 0.0 Fund of Funds
Select Equity New York United States 31,643 0.4 Equity, Long/Short
Lone Pine Capital Greenwich United States 30,214 0.2 Long/Short, Emerging Markets
Baupost Group Boston United States 30,214 0.0 Global Equity, Long/Short, Value
GAM Fund Management Hong Kong Hong Kong 30,040 -0.1 Fund of Funds
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Los Angeles United States 29,811 0.2 Private Equity, Multi Strategy
Pharo Management New York United States 28,411 0.3 Global Macro, Emerging Markets
Anchorage Capital Group New York United States 28,296 -0.1 Credit, Event Driven, Long/Short
BTG Pactual Sao Paulo Brazil 28,210 0.1 Emerging Markets
GSA Capital London United Kingdom 28,157 -0.4 0
GoldenTree Asset Management New York United States 28,036 0.1 Credit, Absolute Returns, Real Estate
Wellington Management Company LLP Boston United States 27,210 0.2 Multi Strategy, Commodities
Capstone Investment Advisors LLC New York United States 26,990 Derivatives, Global Equity
Brigade Capital Management New York United States 26,755 0.3 Managed Futures, Distressed Assets, Long/Short
Coatue Management New York United States 25,781 0.2 0
King Street Capital Management New York United States 24,504 -0.1 Global Macro, FX, Long/Short
Cheyne Capital London United Kingdom 23,302 0.0 Real Estate, Fixed Income, Long/Short
HBK Capital Management Dallas United States 23,027 -0.2 Multi Strategy
Magnetar Capital Evanston United States 22,958 0.0 Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Event Driven
Lindsell Train Limited London United Kingdom 22,656 -0.1 Fixed Income, Asian Equity, Global Macro
Caxton Associates New York United States 22,611 0.3 Global Macro
Alcentra London United Kingdom 22,356 0.4 Distressed Assets
Centerbridge Partners LP New York United States 21,711 0.0 Multi Strategy, Distressed Assets, Managed Futures
Marathon Asset Management New York United States 21,258 0.1 Credit, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets
Third Point LLC New York United States 21,089 0.1 Event Driven, Activist
Canyon Partners Los Angeles United States 20,994 0.0 Multi Strategy, Convertibles, Managed Futures
Varde Partners Minneapolis United States 20,980 0.1 Distressed Assets, Event Driven, Credit
Benefit Street Partners New York United States 20,632 -0.1 Credit
York Capital Management New York United States 20,608 0.0 Event Driven
Egerton Capital London United Kingdom 20,232 -0.1 Long/Short
Nephila Capital Larkspur United States 19,793 0.2 Insurance, Commodities
Arrowstreet Capital Boston United States 19,600 0.2 Emerging Markets, Long/Short
Winton Capital Management London United Kingdom 19,243 0.0 Managed Futures, Absolute Returns, Long/Short
Appaloosa Management Short Hills United States 19,100 0.0 Global Equity, Fixed Income, Distressed Assets
Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. Boston United States 18,960 0.1 Emerging Markets, Global Macro, Energy
Marshall Wace London United Kingdom 18,854 -0.1 Global Macro, Multi Strategy
UBS Hedge Fund Solutions Stamford United States 18,706 0.0 Equity
Haidar Capital Management New York United States 18,543 0.6 Global Macro, Multi Strategy, Long/Short
Polar Capital Partners London United Kingdom 16,752 -0.1 Long/Short, Convertibles
Platinum Asset Management Sydney Australia 16,431 -0.1 Equity
MJX Asset Management New York United States 16,056 0.1 CDO, Credit
Wafra Investment Group New York United States 16,035 0.1 Multi Strategy
Neuberger Berman New York United States 15,900 0.0 Fund of Funds
KLS Diversified New York United States 15,891 -0.1 Fixed Income, Commodities
Algebris Investments London United Kingdom 15,864 0.4 Credit, UCITS, Emerging Markets
Horsley Bridge Partners San Francisco United States 15,811 0.1 Private Equity, Fund of Funds
CarVal Investors Minneapolis United States 15,734 0.0 Fixed Income, Real Estate
Danske Capital Copenhagen Denmark 15,500 European Equity, Fixed Income, Global Macro
LMR Partners London United Kingdom 15,350 Global Macro, Event Driven
Crestline Investors Fort Worth United States 15,317 0.2 Fund of Funds, Event Driven
OrbiMed Advisors New York United States 14,910 0.0 Private Equity
BlueMountain Capital New York United States 14,806 -0.5 Long/Short, Credit
Bayview Asset Management Coral Gables United States 14,700 0.1 Credit
Man Group London United Kingdom 14,657 1.0 Global Macro, Convertibles, Crypto
Aviva Investors London United Kingdom 14,553 0.9 Convertibles, Multi Strategy, Global Equity
LaSalle Investment Management Chicago United States 14,321 0.0 Real Estate
Brummer and Partners Stockholm Sweden 14,200 Long/Short, Multi Strategy, Global Macro