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Top 100 Hedge Funds in the US 2018

List of the 100 largest hedge funds based in the US for 2018, ranked by assets under management (AUM).

RankFund NameCityCountryAUM ($millions)Strategy
1AQR Capital ManagementGreenwichUSA243,982Multi Strategy
2Bridgewater AssociatesWestportUSA239,323Long/Short
3Millennium ManagementNew YorkUSA207,626Multi Strategy
4Citadel Investment GroupChicagoUSA152,656Convertibles
5Goldman Sachs Asset ManagementNew YorkUSA106,240
6Wellington Management Company LLPBostonUSA99,739Multi Strategy
7Renaissance TechnologiesEast SetauketUSA97,005Multi Strategy
8Pine River Capital ManagementMinnetonkaUSA82,775Multi Strategy
9DE ShawNew YorkUSA81,316Absolute Return
10Fortress Investment GroupNew YorkUSA56,936Private Equity
11Elliott ManagementNew YorkUSA56,006Global Equity
12Element Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA55,882Global Macro
13Moore Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA53,824Global Macro
14Och-Ziff Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA51,743Global Macro
15Two Sigma InvestmentsNew YorkUSA49,268Commodities
16Cerberus Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA47,972Aerospace/Defense
17Viking Global InvestorsGreenwichUSA43,378Global Macro
18Adage Capital ManagementBostonUSA41,968
19Tudor Investment CorporationGreenwichUSA39,661Multi Strategy
20Angelo Gordon & Co.New YorkUSA38,318Real Estate
21Balyasny Asset ManagementChicagoUSA37,210Multi Strategy
22BlackRock Alternative AdvisorsNew YorkUSA33,250Global Macro
23Lone Pine CapitalGreenwichUSA33,157Long/Short
24Discovery Capital ManagementNorwalkUSA33,072Equity
25Baupost GroupBostonUSA31,563Global Equity
26Davidson Kempner Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA31,023Global Equity
27Graham Capital ManagementRowaytonUSA30,308Global Macro
28GoldenTree Asset ManagementNew YorkUSA27,384Private Equity
29Anchorage Capital GroupNew YorkUSA27,176Credit
30Centerbridge Partners LPNew YorkUSA26,049Multi Strategy
31HBK Capital ManagementDallasUSA25,447Multi Strategy
32Farallon Capital ManagementSan FranciscoUSA25,436Multi Strategy
33PointState CapitalNew YorkUSA24,762Energy
34Tiger Global Management LLCNew YorkUSA23,595
35Bracebridge CapitalBostonUSA23,527Absolute Returns
36Appaloosa ManagementShort HillsUSA22,845Global Equity
37Hutchin Hill CapitalNew YorkUSA22,808Event Driven
38Bluemountain Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA22,787Global Macro
39Third Point LLCNew YorkUSA22,615Event Driven
40Lighthouse Investment PartnersPalm Beach GardensUSA21,237Fund of Funds
41King Street Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA21,219Global Macro
42Select EquityNew YorkUSA20,510Equity
43York Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA19,974Event Driven
44Magnetar CapitalEvanstonUSA19,895Multi Strategy
45Brigade Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA19,730Managed Futures
46Caxton AssociatesPrincetonUSA19,426Global Macro
47Kayne Anderson Capital AdvisorsLos AngelesUSA19,357Private Equity
48Canyon PartnersLos AngelesUSA19,148Multi Strategy
49Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.BostonUSA18,960Emerging Markets
50Carlson Alternative AdvisorsDallasUSA18,881Private Equity
51Highfields Capital ManagementBostonUSA18,796
52MKP Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA18,705Multi Strategy
53ValueAct CapitalSan FranciscoUSA17,581Long/Short
54Alyeska Investment GroupChicagoUSA16,532Managed Futures
55Spectrum Asset ManagementStamfordUSA16,509Fixed Income
56Glenview Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA16,319Multi Strategy
57Tilden Park Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA16,058Multi Strategy
58Maverick CapitalDallasUSA15,921Global Macro
59Neuberger BermanNew YorkUSA15,900Fund of Funds
60Marathon Asset ManagementNew YorkUSA15,248Credit
61OrbiMed AdvisorsNew YorkUSA15,200Private Equity
62UBS Hedge Fund SolutionsStamfordUSA14,549Equity
63Lazard AlternativesNew YorkUSA14,120Multi Strategy
64Paloma PartnersGreenwichUSA14,022
65Pershing Square Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA13,810Value
66Coatue ManagementNew YorkUSA13,755
67Carval InvestorsHopkinsUSA13,646Fixed Income
68Varde PartnersMinneapolisUSA13,541Distressed Assets
69Senator Investment GroupNew YorkUSA13,387Long/Short
70Pharo ManagementNew YorkUSA13,382Global Macro
71Beach Point Capital ManagementSanta MonicaUSA13,032Multi Strategy
72Fir Tree PartnersNew YorkUSA13,017
73Trian Fund Management LPNew YorkUSA12,478
74Paulson & Co.New YorkUSA12,443Multi Strategy
75Blue Ridge CapitalAtlantaUSA12,410Real Estate
76Silver Point CapitalGreenwichUSA12,345Multi Strategy
77Arrowstreet CapitalBostonUSA12,200
78Benefit Street PartnersNew YorkUSA11,828Credit
79Metacapital Management LPNew YorkUSA11,733Fixed Income
80Soroban Capital PartnersNew YorkUSA11,626Long/Short
81Nephila CapitalLarkspurUSA11,575Insurance
82Scopia CapitalNew YorkUSA11,369Long/Short
83Eton Park Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA11,328Credit
84Horsley Bridge PartnersSan FranciscoUSA11,172Private Equity
85LaSalle Investment ManagementChicagoUSA11,011Real Estate
86KLS DiversifiedNew YorkUSA10,940Fixed Income
87MJX Asset ManagementNew YorkUSA10,568CDO
88Eminence CapitalNew YorkUSA10,550Activist
89Wafra Investment GroupNew YorkUSA10,483Multi Strategy
90Commonfund CapitalWiltonUSA10,363Multi Strategy
91Pacific Alternative Asset ManagementIrvineUSA10,052Fund of Funds
92K2 AdvisorsStamfordUSA9,808Fund of Funds
93PDT PartnersNew YorkUSA9,719
94ArcLight Capital PartnersBostonUSA9,616Energy
95Abrams CapitalBostonUSA9,313Managed Futures
96Ellington Management GroupOld GreenwichUSA9,238ABS
97Kensico Capital ManagementGreenwichUSA9,209Multi Strategy
98Highbridge Capital ManagementNew YorkUSA9,134Convertibles
99Whitebox AdvisorsMinneapolisUSA8,863Global Macro
100Steadfast Financial LPNew YorkUSA8,760Long/Short


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Key Stats on Top 100 Largest US Hedge Funds for 2018

51 of top US hedge funds in 2018 are in NY51 of the top 100 US hedge funds in 2018 are based in New York, NY

9 of top 100 US hedge funds 2018 in Boston9 of the top 100 US hedge funds are based in Boston, MA

7 top US hedge funds in Greenwich for 20187 of the largest US hedge funds are based in Greenwich, CT

AQR is largest US hedge fund 2018The biggest hedge fund in the US by AUM is AQR Capital Management

Bridgewater is second largest US hedge fund by AUMThe second largest US hedge fund is Bridgewater Associates

Top 10 US hedge funds AUM for 2018The top 10 US hedge funds in 2018 have $1.37 trillion in assets under management (AUM)

Top 50 US hedge funds AUM 2018The 50 top US hedge funds in 2018 have $2.59 trillion in AUM

Average AUM hedge funds 2018The average AUM of the top 100 US hedge funds is $32.2 billion

Median AUM US hedge funds 2018The median AUM of the top 100 US hedge funds is $18.8 billion

100 largest US hedge funds hiring in 201841 of the the 100 largest US hedge funds are currently hiring new employees

2018 largest US hedge funds multi-strategy22 of the top 100 US hedge funds in 2018 utilize a multi-strategy investment approach

Largest US hedge funds 2018 AUM

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