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Top 25 Emerging Markets Hedge Funds 2021

2021 Top 25 Largest Emerging Market Hedge Funds Overview

The 25 largest emerging markets hedge funds manage $516 billion in assets as of early 2021. 52% of the top hedge funds are based in the United States. 32% of the largest emerging market funds are based in London.

With $216 billion in AUM, Value Partners is the largest emerging markets hedge fund manager in 2021. Central Asset Investment, also in Hong Kong, and Gramercy rank two and three, respectively, among the biggest emerging market hedge hedge funds.

Emerging markets hedge funds invest in developing countries such as Brazil, Russia, China, India, and African nations. Also known as EM hedge funds, these funds use a number of financial instruments including futures, options, debt, and equity.

The below list of top emerging market hedge funds includes hedge fund companies operating at least one hedge fund vehicle investing in this strategy.

Top 25 Emerging Market Hedge Funds 2021

List of the 25 biggest EM hedge funds for 2021 ranked by assets under management (AUM)

Rank Fund Name City Country AUM Other Strategies
1.0 Value Partners Group Limited Hong Kong Hong Kong 216,341.1 Asian Equity, Long/Short, Emerging Markets
2.0 Central Asset Investment Hong Kong Hong Kong 78,067.2 Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy, Convertibles, Absolute Returns
3.0 Gramercy Greenwich United States 61,347.7 Multi Strategy, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets
4.0 Moore Capital Management New York United States 35,454.6 Global Macro, Emerging Markets
5.0 Lone Pine Capital Greenwich United States 30,214.9 Long/Short, Emerging Markets
6.0 Arrowstreet Capital Boston United States 19,600.0 Emerging Markets, Long/Short
7.0 Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. Boston United States 18,960.0 Emerging Markets, Global Macro, Energy
8.0 BlueCrest Capital Management London United Kingdom 9,000.0 Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
9.0 Autonomy Capital George Town Cayman Islands 8,123.8 Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy
10.0 Autonomy Capital New York United States 8,123.8 Emerging Markets, Global Macro
11.0 Stone Milliner Asset Management London United Kingdom 5,380.0 FX, Global Macro, Fixed Income, Emerging Markets
12.0 Hillhouse Capital Hong Kong Hong Kong 4,547.0 Emerging Markets
13.0 Discovery Capital Management Norwalk United States 3,656.6 Equity, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
14.0 RWC London London United Kingdom 3,569.9 Absolute Returns, Long/Short, Emerging Markets
15.0 57 Stars Washington United States 3,413.0 Emerging Markets
16.0 Contrarian Capital Management Greenwich United States 2,755.2 Multi Strategy, Distressed Assets, Real Estate, Emerging Markets
17.0 Ashmore Investment Management London United Kingdom 1,686.0 Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy, Fixed Income
18.0 Algebris Investments London United Kingdom 1,375.6 Credit, UCITS, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
19.0 Moon Capital Management New York United States 1,259.5 Emerging Markets, Long/Short
20.0 Argentem Creek UK LLP London United Kingdom 1,036.9 Credit, Emerging Markets
21.0 Marathon Asset Management New York United States 627.0 Credit, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets
22.0 Cartica Management Washington United States 542.9 Emerging Markets
23.0 Finisterre Capital London United Kingdom 431.6 Fixed Income, FX, Special Situations, Emerging Markets
24.0 HSBC Alternative Investments London United Kingdom 425.2 Multi Strategy, Global Macro, Emerging Markets, Fund of Funds
25.0 Harbert Management Corporation Birmingham United States 270.0 Emerging Markets, Commodities

Key Stats on Top 25 Emerging Market Hedge Funds – 2021

Top EM hedge funds 202113 of the top 25 emerging market hedge fund managers are based in the United States Top hedge funds investing in emerging markets 20218 of the top 25 EM hedge fund managers for 2021 is based in the UK largest distressed asset hedge funds in NY3 of the 25 largest emerging market funds for 2021 are based in Hong Kong

top EM hedge funds 2021 AUMThe top 25 emerging market hedge fund companies have $516 billion USD in assets under management (AUM)

top 25 hedge funds emerging markets average AUMThe average AUM of the top 25 EM hedge funds for 2021 is $20.6 billion USD

largest hedge funds median AUMThe median AUM of the top 25 hedge funds for 2021 is $3.7 billion USD

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