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Top 25 Global Macro Hedge Funds 2021

2021 Top 25 Largest Global Macro Hedge Funds Overview

The 25 largest global macro hedge funds manage $685 billion in assets as of early 2021. 56% of the top global macro hedge funds are based in the United States. 28% of the largest global macro funds are based in London.

With $111 billion in AUM, Fortress Investment Group is the largest global macro hedge fund manager in 2021. Garda Capital and MAN Group rank two and three, respectively, among the biggest global macro hedge funds.

Rather than focus on specific companies, global macro funds try to profit from market swings caused by large-scale political or economic events. They hope to profit from correclty predicting the outcome of unknown global events. Global macro hedge funds use a variety of instruments including debt, equity, fx, options and other derivatives.

The below list of top global macro hedge funds includes hedge fund companies operating at least one hedge fund vehicle investing in a global macro style.

Top 25 Global Macro Hedge Funds 2021

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

RankFund NameCityCountryAUMOther Strategies
1.0Fortress Investment GroupNew YorkUnited States110,894.2Private Equity, Global Macro, Special Situations
2.0Garda CapitalMinneapolisUnited States78,067.2Global Macro
3.0Man GroupLondonUnited Kingdom64,740.6Global Macro, Convertibles, Crypto
4.0Brevan Howard Asset ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom58,630.0Global Macro, Commodities
5.0Viking Global InvestorsGreenwichUnited States42,123.1Global Macro, Long/Short
6.0Moore Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States35,454.6Global Macro, Emerging Markets
7.0Graham Capital ManagementRowaytonUnited States34,619.0Global Macro, Commodities, Energy
8.0BlackRock Alternative AdvisorsNew YorkUnited States33,250.0Global Macro, Convertibles, Managed Futures
9.0Lansdowne PartnersLondonUnited Kingdom31,740.0Absolute Returns, Global Macro, Long/Short
10.0King Street Capital ManagementNew YorkUnited States24,504.6Global Macro, FX, Long/Short, Distressed Assets
11.0Caxton AssociatesNew YorkUnited States22,611.6Global Macro
12.0Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.BostonUnited States18,960.0Emerging Markets, Global Macro, Energy
13.0Marshall WaceLondonUnited Kingdom18,854.4Global Macro, Multi Strategy
14.0Danske CapitalCopenhagenDenmark15,500.0European Equity, Fixed Income, Global Macro
15.0LMR PartnersLondonUnited Kingdom15,350.0Global Macro, Event Driven
16.0Brummer and PartnersStockholmSweden14,200.0Long/Short, Multi Strategy, Global Macro, Managed Futures
17.0Alphadyne Asset ManagementNew YorkUnited States11,313.3Equity, Managed Futures, Global Macro
18.0PanagoraBostonUnited States9,110.0Global Macro, Cannabis
19.0BlueCrest Capital ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom9,000.0Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
20.0PointState CapitalNew YorkUnited States8,128.3Energy, Global Macro
21.0Autonomy CapitalNew YorkUnited States8,123.8Emerging Markets, Global Macro
22.0SPX CapitalRio de JaneiroBrazil6,150.0Global Macro, Commodities
23.0Stone Milliner Asset ManagementLondonUnited Kingdom5,380.0FX, Global Macro, Fixed Income, Emerging Markets
24.0Cantab Capital PartnersCambridgeUnited Kingdom4,910.0Global Macro, Quantitative
25.0Discovery Capital ManagementNorwalkUnited States3,656.6Equity, Emerging Markets, Global Macro

Key Stats on Top 25 Global Macro Hedge Funds – 2021

Top global macro hedge funds 202114 of the top 25 global macro hedge fund managers are based in the United States (56%)

Top hedge funds investing in global macro style 20218 of the top 25 global macro funds for 2021 are based in the United Kingdom (32%)

largest macro hedge funds in NY8 of the 25 largest global macro hedge funds for 2021 are based in New York

top macro hedge funds 2021 AUMThe top 25 macro hedge fund companies have $685.3 billion USD in assets under management (AUM)

top hedge funds global macro average AUMThe average AUM of the top 25 global macro funds for 2021 is $27.4 billion USD

largest hedge funds median AUMThe median AUM of the top 25 global macro hedge funds for 2021 is $18.9 billion USD

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