Top 25 Long/Short Hedge Funds 2021
2021 Top 25 Largest Long/Short (L/S) Hedge Funds Overview
The 25 biggest long short hedge funds manage $682 billion in assets as of early 2021. 84% of the top l/s hedge funds are based in the United States. 60% of the largest long/short funds are based in New York.
With $216 billion in AUM, Value Partners is the largest long/short hedge fund manager in 2021 (though only a portion of this is invested in long/short strategies). Lighthouse Investment Partners and Viking Global Investors rank two and three, respectively, among the biggest long short hedge funds.
Long/short hedge funds take both long and short positions in securities. This can take the form of a market neutral strategy where long and short positions have approximately the same exposure, or as long-biased strategies such as 130/30. Long/short funds use a number of financial instruments including futures, options, debt, and equity.
The below list of top long/short hedge fund managers includes hedge fund companies operating at least one hedge fund vehicle investing using a long/short strategy.
Top 25 Long/Short Hedge Funds 2021
List of the 25 biggest long/short (L/S) 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 Lighthouse Investment Partners Palm Beach Gardens United States 45,574.5 Fund of Funds, Long/Short, Managed Futures 3.0 Viking Global Investors Greenwich United States 42,123.1 Global Macro, Long/Short 4.0 Lansdowne Partners London United Kingdom 31,740.0 Absolute Returns, Global Macro, Long/Short 5.0 Select Equity New York United States 31,643.7 Equity, Long/Short 6.0 Lone Pine Capital Greenwich United States 30,214.9 Long/Short, Emerging Markets 7.0 Anchorage Capital Group New York United States 28,296.1 Credit, Event Driven, Long/Short 8.0 Brigade Capital Management New York United States 26,756.0 Managed Futures, Distressed Assets, Long/Short, Credit 9.0 King Street Capital Management New York United States 24,504.6 Global Macro, FX, Long/Short, Distressed Assets 10.0 Soroban Capital Partners New York United States 21,711.4 Long/Short 11.0 Arrowstreet Capital Boston United States 19,600.0 Emerging Markets, Long/Short 12.0 Knighthead Capital Management, LLC New York United States 17,719.1 Long/Short, Credit, Event Driven 13.0 Holocene Advisors New York United States 15,515.4 Long/Short 14.0 BlueMountain Capital New York United States 14,806.5 Long/Short, Credit 15.0 Brummer and Partners Stockholm Sweden 14,200.0 Long/Short, Multi Strategy, Global Macro, Managed Futures 16.0 Lazard Alternatives New York United States 14,120.0 Multi Strategy, Real Estate, Long/Short 17.0 Long Pond Capital New York United States 13,677.2 Long/Short 18.0 Steadfast Financial LP New York United States 12,549.7 Long/Short 19.0 ValueAct Capital San Francisco United States 12,343.4 Long/Short, Activist 20.0 Pershing Square Capital Management New York United States 9,154.9 Value, Activist, Long/Short 21.0 Natixis Alternative Investments Boston United States 8,690.0 Multi Strategy, Long/Short 22.0 Stone Point Capital Greenwich United States 8,683.8 Long/Short 23.0 Gotham Asset Management New York United States 7,894.2 Long/Short 24.0 Jana Partners New York United States 7,390.3 Event Driven, Long/Short 25.0 The Children's Investment Fund Foundation London United Kingdom 7,000.0 Long/Short
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Key Stats on Top 25 Long/Short Hedge Funds – 2021
3 of the top 25 long/short hedge funds for 2021 are based in Europe (12%)
10 of the 25 largest long/short funds for 2021 are based in New York
The top 25 long/short hedge fund companies have $682.3 billion USD in assets under management (AUM)
The average AUM of the top 25 long/short funds for 2021 is $27.3 billion USD
The median AUM of the top 25 l/s hedge funds for 2021 is $15.5 billion USD
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