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)
Rank Fund Name City Country AUM Other Strategies 1.0 Fortress Investment Group New York United States 110,894.2 Private Equity, Global Macro, Special Situations 2.0 Garda Capital Minneapolis United States 78,067.2 Global Macro 3.0 Man Group London United Kingdom 64,740.6 Global Macro, Convertibles, Crypto 4.0 Brevan Howard Asset Management London United Kingdom 58,630.0 Global Macro, Commodities 5.0 Viking Global Investors Greenwich United States 42,123.1 Global Macro, Long/Short 6.0 Moore Capital Management New York United States 35,454.6 Global Macro, Emerging Markets 7.0 Graham Capital Management Rowayton United States 34,619.0 Global Macro, Commodities, Energy 8.0 BlackRock Alternative Advisors New York United States 33,250.0 Global Macro, Convertibles, Managed Futures 9.0 Lansdowne Partners London United Kingdom 31,740.0 Absolute Returns, Global Macro, Long/Short 10.0 King Street Capital Management New York United States 24,504.6 Global Macro, FX, Long/Short, Distressed Assets 11.0 Caxton Associates New York United States 22,611.6 Global Macro 12.0 Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. Boston United States 18,960.0 Emerging Markets, Global Macro, Energy 13.0 Marshall Wace London United Kingdom 18,854.4 Global Macro, Multi Strategy 14.0 Danske Capital Copenhagen Denmark 15,500.0 European Equity, Fixed Income, Global Macro 15.0 LMR Partners London United Kingdom 15,350.0 Global Macro, Event Driven 16.0 Brummer and Partners Stockholm Sweden 14,200.0 Long/Short, Multi Strategy, Global Macro, Managed Futures 17.0 Alphadyne Asset Management New York United States 11,313.3 Equity, Managed Futures, Global Macro 18.0 Panagora Boston United States 9,110.0 Global Macro, Cannabis 19.0 BlueCrest Capital Management London United Kingdom 9,000.0 Multi Strategy, Managed Futures, Emerging Markets, Global Macro 20.0 PointState Capital New York United States 8,128.3 Energy, Global Macro 21.0 Autonomy Capital New York United States 8,123.8 Emerging Markets, Global Macro 22.0 SPX Capital Rio de Janeiro Brazil 6,150.0 Global Macro, Commodities 23.0 Stone Milliner Asset Management London United Kingdom 5,380.0 FX, Global Macro, Fixed Income, Emerging Markets 24.0 Cantab Capital Partners Cambridge United Kingdom 4,910.0 Global Macro, Quantitative 25.0 Discovery Capital Management Norwalk United States 3,656.6 Equity, Emerging Markets, Global Macro
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Key Stats on Top 25 Global Macro Hedge Funds – 2021
8 of the top 25 global macro funds for 2021 are based in the United Kingdom (32%)
8 of the 25 largest global macro hedge funds for 2021 are based in New York
The top 25 macro hedge fund companies have $685.3 billion USD in assets under management (AUM)
The average AUM of the top 25 global macro funds for 2021 is $27.4 billion USD
The median AUM of the top 25 global macro hedge funds for 2021 is $18.9 billion USD
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