Top 50 Largest European Hedge Funds - 2017
Top 50 Hedge Funds in Europe 2017
List of the top 50 hedge funds based in Europe for 2017, ranked by assets under management (AUM)
# Fund Name City Country AUM($Millions) Fund Strategy 1 BlueCrest Capital Management Geneva Switzerland 55,100 2 Capula Investment Management London United Kingdom 45,811 Absolute Return 3 Pictet Alternative Investments Geneva Switzerland 31,715 Fund of Funds 4 Winton Capital Management London United Kingdom 21,156 Managed Futures 5 York Capital Management London United Kingdom 19,974 Event Driven 6 Polygon Investment Partners London United Kingdom 19,650 Multi Strategy 7 Egerton Capital London United Kingdom 16,435 Long/Short 8 Comac Capital London United Kingdom 15,983 Global Macro 9 Danske Capital Copenhagen Denmark 15,500 European Equity 10 Cevian Capital Stockholm Sweden 15,452 Activist 11 Candriam Paris France 15,130 Fixed Income 12 Arrowgrass Capital Partners London United Kingdom 14,440 Convertibles 13 Brummer and Partners Stockholm Sweden 14,200 Long/Short 14 Cheyne Capital London United Kingdom 13,939 Real Estate 15 Henderson Global Investors London United Kingdom 13,926 Global Macro 16 Alcentra London United Kingdom 13,330 Distressed Assets 17 Trian Fund Management LP New York United States 12,478 18 Lindsell Train Limited London United Kingdom 11,342 Fixed Income 19 Lyxor Asset Management Paris France 10,957 Convertibles 20 Polar Capital Partners London United Kingdom 10,861 Long/Short 21 CQS Investment Management London United Kingdom 10,500 Multi Strategy 22 AKO Capital London United Kingdom 10,240 Long/Short 23 Oxford Asset Management Oxford United Kingdom 10,200 Absolute Returns 24 RWC Partners London United Kingdom 9,817 Absolute Returns 25 HSBC Alternative Investments London United Kingdom 9,804 Multi Strategy 26 Aviva Investors London United Kingdom 9,599 Convertibles 27 Odey Asset Management London United Kingdom 7,916 Absolute Returns 28 Marshall Wace London United Kingdom 7,355 Global Macro 29 Blue Mountain Capital Management London United Kingdom 7,100 Managed Futures 30 Pamplona Capital Management London United Kingdom 7,100 Fund of Funds 31 The Children's Investment Fund London United Kingdom 7,000 Long/Short 32 Amundi Alternative Investments Paris France 6,580 Fund of Funds 33 Aspect Capital London United Kingdom 6,320 Long/Short 34 Investec Asset Management London United Kingdom 6,210 35 GSA Capital London United Kingdom 6,085 36 BlueBay Asset Management London United Kingdom 5,720 Fixed Income 37 Finisterre Capital London United Kingdom 5,646 Fixed Income 38 Chenavari Financial Group London United Kingdom 5,474 Fixed Income 39 Ashmore Investment Management London United Kingdom 5,388 Emerging Markets 40 Stone Milliner Asset Management London United Kingdom 5,380 FX 41 Transtrend Rotterdam Netherlands 5,180 Managed Futures 42 Barings London United Kingdom 5,149 Fund of Funds 43 Highclere International Investors London United Kingdom 5,081 Small Cap 44 Cantab Capital Partners Cambridge United Kingdom 4,910 Global Macro 45 Sloane Robinson London United Kingdom 4,900 Long/Short 46 Jabre Capital Partners Geneva Switzerland 4,860 Multi Strategy 47 Aquila Capital Hamburg Germany 3,905 Arbitrage 48 SEB Asset Management Frankfurt Belgium 3,890 Fund of Funds 49 Credit Suisse Alternatives Zurich Switzerland 3,482 Fund of Funds 50 ECM London United Kingdom 3,480 Fixed Income
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Key Stats on Top 50 European Hedge Funds for 2017
- 36 of the top 50 hedge funds in Europe are based in the UK
- 4 of the top 50 hedge funds in Europe are based in Switzerland
- The biggest hedge fund in the UK is Capula Investment Management
- The largest hedge fund in Europe is BlueCrest Capital Management
- The 50 largest hedge funds in Europe have $582 billion in assets under management (AUM)
- The average AUM of the top 50 hedge funds in Europe is $11.6 billion
- The median AUM of the top 50 hedge funds in Europe is $9.7 billion
- 22 of the top 50 hedge funds in Europe are currently hiring new employees
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