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Top 100 Largest US Hedge Funds 2021

2021 Top 100 US Hedge Funds Overview

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There are some minor changes for the 2021 top hedge fund rankings versus the list of top hedge funds for 2020. Combined, the top 100 US hedge funds managed $2.75 trillion in assets as of 2021 with nearly $1 trillion managed by the top 10 US hedge funds alone. Multi-strategy, long/short, and credit are the most common strategies employed by the United State’s largest funds.


Just over half of the largest hedge funds in the US are headquartered in New York City. Boston and Greenwich finish a distant second and third.

Top 100 US Hedge Funds 2021

List of the top 100 hedge funds in the United States for 2021 ranked by assets under management (AUM)

RankFund NameCityCountryAUM ($Millions)Strategy
1.0Millennium Capital PartnersNew YorkUnited States218,000.0Multi Strategy
2.0Fortress Investment GroupNew YorkUnited States110,894.2Private Equity
3.0Goldman Sachs Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States106,240.0Multi Strategy
4.0Ares ManagementLos AngelesUnited States99,062.0Managed Futures
5.0Point72 Asset ManagementStamfordUnited States91,332.00
6.0Exoduspoint Capital Management, LPNew YorkUnited States90,003.3Multi-Strategy
7.0Garda CapitalMinneapolisUnited States78,067.2Global Macro
8.0Elliott ManagementNew YorkUnited States73,511.3Global Equity
9.0Structured Portfolio ManagementStamfordUnited States64,740.6ABS
10.0DE ShawNew YorkUnited States64,740.6Absolute Returns
11.0Wafra Investment GroupNew YorkUnited States64,740.6Multi Strategy
12.0Wexford CapitalGreenwichUnited States64,740.6Private Equity
13.0Cerberus Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States61,347.7Credit
14.0GramercyGreenwichUnited States61,347.7Multi Strategy
15.0Metalmark CapitalNew YorkUnited States56,276.9Healthcare
16.0Angelo Gordon & Co.New YorkUnited States56,276.9Real Estate
17.0Lighthouse Investment PartnersPalm Beach GardensUnited States45,574.5Fund of Funds
18.0Viking Global InvestorsGreenwichUnited States42,123.1Global Macro
19.0Oaktree Capital ManagementLos AngelesUnited States38,350.0Fixed Income
20.0Bracebridge CapitalBostonUnited States36,808.8Absolute Returns
21.0Moore Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States35,454.6Global Macro
22.0Graham Capital ManagementRowaytonUnited States34,619.0Global Macro
23.0BlackRock Alternative AdvisorsNew YorkUnited States33,250.0Global Macro
24.0Apollo CapitalNew YorkUnited States32,680.0Managed Futures
25.0Select EquityNew YorkUnited States31,643.7Equity
26.0Lone Pine CapitalGreenwichUnited States30,214.9Long/Short
27.0Anchorage Capital GroupNew YorkUnited States28,296.1Credit
28.0Wellington Management Company LLPBostonUnited States27,210.0Multi Strategy
29.0Capstone Investment Advisors LLCNew YorkUnited States26,990.0Derivatives
30.0Brigade Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States26,756.0Managed Futures
31.0Almanac Realty Investors, LLCNew YorkUnited States24,546.1Real Estate
32.0King Street Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States24,504.6Global Macro
33.0Magnetar CapitalEvanstonUnited States22,958.1Multi Strategy
34.0Caxton AssociatesNew YorkUnited States22,611.6Global Macro
35.0Soroban Capital PartnersNew YorkUnited States21,711.4Long/Short
36.0Centerbridge Partners LPNew YorkUnited States21,711.4Multi Strategy
37.0Saba CapitalNew YorkUnited States21,208.4Credit
38.0MJX Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States20,980.3CDO
39.0Varde PartnersMinneapolisUnited States20,980.3Distressed Assets
40.0Renaissance TechnologiesEast SetauketUnited States20,372.8Crypto
41.0Nephila CapitalLarkspurUnited States19,793.2Insurance
42.0Arrowstreet CapitalBostonUnited States19,600.0Emerging Markets
43.0Appaloosa ManagementShort HillsUnited States19,100.0Global Equity
44.0Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.BostonUnited States18,960.0Emerging Markets
45.0UBS Hedge Fund SolutionsStamfordUnited States18,706.9Equity
46.0Knighthead Capital Management, LLCNew YorkUnited States17,719.1Long/Short
47.0Litespeed ManagementNew YorkUnited States16,417.6Fixed Income
48.0Neuberger BermanNew YorkUnited States15,900.0Fund of Funds
49.0KLS DiversifiedNew YorkUnited States15,891.6Fixed Income
50.0Horsley Bridge PartnersSan FranciscoUnited States15,812.0Private Equity
51.0CarVal InvestorsMinneapolisUnited States15,734.0Fixed Income
52.0Holocene AdvisorsNew YorkUnited States15,515.4Long/Short
53.0BlueMountain CapitalNew YorkUnited States14,806.5Long/Short
54.0Bayview Asset ManagementCoral GablesUnited States14,700.0Credit
55.0LaSalle Investment ManagementChicagoUnited States14,321.1Real Estate
56.0StoneCastle PartnersNew YorkUnited States14,243.9Global Equity
57.0Lazard AlternativesNew YorkUnited States14,120.0Multi Strategy
58.0L CattertonGreenwichUnited States14,023.3Food and Beverage
59.0Beach Point Capital ManagementSanta MonicaUnited States13,785.4Multi Strategy
60.0Long Pond CapitalNew YorkUnited States13,677.2Long/Short
61.0Silver Point CapitalGreenwichUnited States13,571.3Multi Strategy
62.0EJF Asset ManagementArlingtonUnited States13,484.7Event Driven
63.0JHL Capital GroupChicagoUnited States12,879.6Convertibles
64.0Rockpoint GroupBostonUnited States12,879.6Real Estate
65.0Steadfast Financial LPNew YorkUnited States12,549.7Long/Short
66.0ValueAct CapitalSan FranciscoUnited States12,343.4Long/Short
67.0Paloma PartnersGreenwichUnited States12,212.3Multi Strategy
68.0PDT PartnersNew YorkUnited States11,548.9Quantitative
69.0Trian Fund Management LPNew YorkUnited States11,313.30
70.0Alphadyne Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States11,313.3Equity
71.0Parallax FundSan FranciscoUnited States11,205.0Multi Strategy
72.0Tiger Global Management LLCNew YorkUnited States10,653.8Crypto
73.0Paskewitz Asset ManagementEdisonUnited States10,653.8Managed Futures
74.0Davidson Kempner Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States10,369.8Global Equity
75.0Voloridge Investment ManagementJupiterUnited States10,084.1Quantitative
76.0Abrams CapitalBostonUnited States10,071.4Managed Futures
77.0Hildene Capital ManagementStamfordUnited States9,828.0Distressed Assets
78.0Alyeska Investment GroupChicagoUnited States9,751.2Managed Futures
79.0Harbinger Capital PartnersNew YorkUnited States9,217.3Event Driven
80.0Bardin Hill Investment PartnersNew YorkUnited States9,198.6Multi Strategy
81.0Pershing Square Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States9,154.9Value
82.0PanagoraBostonUnited States9,110.0Global Macro
83.0Kensico Capital ManagementGreenwichUnited States8,947.8Multi Strategy
84.0Natixis Alternative InvestmentsBostonUnited States8,690.0Multi Strategy
85.0Stone Point CapitalGreenwichUnited States8,683.8Long/Short
86.0Redwood Capital ManagementEnglewood CliffsUnited States8,489.7Credit
87.0Rockwood CapitalSan FranciscoUnited States8,218.7Real Estate
88.0PointState CapitalNew YorkUnited States8,128.3Energy
89.0Autonomy CapitalNew YorkUnited States8,123.8Emerging Markets
90.0Gotham Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States7,894.2Long/Short
91.0Oak Hill AdvisorsNew YorkUnited States7,580.0Credit
92.0HG Vora Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States7,563.5Event Driven
93.0Amber Capital Investment ManagementNew YorkUnited States7,414.7Managed Futures
94.0Jana PartnersNew YorkUnited States7,390.3Event Driven
95.0The Carlyle GroupNew YorkUnited States6,800.00
96.0Altimeter CapitalBostonUnited States6,440.0Long/Short
97.0Pine River Capital ManagementMinnetonkaUnited States6,391.4Multi Strategy
98.0HPS Investment PartnersNew YorkUnited States6,350.0Credit
99.0Luxor Capital GroupNew YorkUnited States6,142.00
100.0GMT CapitalAtlantaUnited States5,774.5Long/Short

Key Stats on Top 100 Hedge Funds in the US, 2021

Top hedge funds in NY 202151 of the top 100 US hedge fund managers are based in the NY (51%)

Top hedge funds in US 20219 of the top 100 US hedge fund managers for 2021 are based in Greenwich (9%)

Top hedge funds in United States 20218 of the top 100 hedge fund companies are based in Boston (8%)

Top hedge funds in CT 202112 of the top 100 hedge funds are based in CT (12%)

top 100 US hedge funds 2021 AUMThe top 100 US hedge funds in 2021 have $2.75 trillion USD in assets under management (AUM)

top 100 hedge funds AUMThe average AUM of the top 100 US hedge funds for 2021 is $27.54 billion

top 100 hedge funds US 2021 median AUMThe median AUM of the top 250 hedge funds is $15.77 billion

top US hedge funds 2021 # of employeesThe average number of employees at the top hedge funds is 74

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