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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)

RankFund NameCityCountryAUMOther Strategies
1.0Value Partners Group LimitedHong KongHong Kong216,341.1Asian Equity, Long/Short, Emerging Markets
2.0Central Asset InvestmentHong KongHong Kong78,067.2Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy, Convertibles, Absolute Returns
3.0GramercyGreenwichUnited States61,347.7Multi Strategy, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets
4.0Moore Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States35,454.6Global Macro, Emerging Markets
5.0Lone Pine CapitalGreenwichUnited States30,214.9Long/Short, Emerging Markets
6.0Arrowstreet CapitalBostonUnited States19,600.0Emerging Markets, Long/Short
7.0Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.BostonUnited States18,960.0Emerging Markets, Global Macro, Energy
8.0BlueCrest Capital ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom9,000.0Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
9.0Autonomy CapitalGeorge TownCayman Islands8,123.8Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy
10.0Autonomy CapitalNew YorkUnited States8,123.8Emerging Markets, Global Macro
11.0Stone Milliner Asset ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom5,380.0FX, Global Macro, Fixed Income, Emerging Markets
12.0Hillhouse CapitalHong KongHong Kong4,547.0Emerging Markets
13.0Discovery Capital ManagementNorwalkUnited States3,656.6Equity, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
14.0RWC LondonLondonUnited Kingdom3,569.9Absolute Returns, Long/Short, Emerging Markets
15.057 StarsWashingtonUnited States3,413.0Emerging Markets
16.0Contrarian Capital ManagementGreenwichUnited States2,755.2Multi Strategy, Distressed Assets, Real Estate, Emerging Markets
17.0Ashmore Investment ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom1,686.0Emerging Markets, Multi Strategy, Fixed Income
18.0Algebris InvestmentsLondonUnited Kingdom1,375.6Credit, UCITS, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
19.0Moon Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States1,259.5Emerging Markets, Long/Short
20.0Argentem Creek UK LLPLondonUnited Kingdom1,036.9Credit, Emerging Markets
21.0Marathon Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States627.0Credit, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets
22.0Cartica ManagementWashingtonUnited States542.9Emerging Markets
23.0Finisterre CapitalLondonUnited Kingdom431.6Fixed Income, FX, Special Situations, Emerging Markets
24.0HSBC Alternative InvestmentsLondonUnited Kingdom425.2Multi Strategy, Global Macro, Emerging Markets, Fund of Funds
25.0Harbert Management CorporationBirminghamUnited States270.0Emerging 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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