Below are the 20 largest hedge funds in the world ranked by discretionary assets under management as of mid-2020. Only assets in private funds following hedge fund strategies are counted. Some of these managers also manage public funds and offer non-hedge fund strategies. For example, BlackRock of New York City is the largest investment manager in the world, with around US$8.67 trillion assets under management in all types of funds.
Largest hedge fund firms
The data for this table comes from Pensions & Investments with data compiled in the second quarter of 2020.
|Rank||Firm||Headquarters||AUM as of second quarter 2020|
(millions of USD)
|1||Bridgewater Associates||Westport, CT||$98,918|
|2||Renaissance Technologies||East Setauket, NY||$70,000|
|3||Man Group||London, UK||$62,300|
|4||Millennium Management||New York City, NY||$43,912|
|5||Elliott Management||New York City, NY||$42,000|
|6||BlackRock||New York City, NY||$39,907|
|7||Two Sigma Investments||New York City, NY||$38,842|
|8||The Childrens Investment Fund Management||London, UK||$35,000|
|9||Citadel LLC||Chicago, IL||$34,340|
|10||D.E. Shaw & Co.||New York City, NY||$34,264|
|11||AQR Capital Management||Greenwich, CT||$32,100|
|12||Davidson Kempner Capital Management||New York City, NY||$31,850|
|13||Farallon Capital||San Francisco, CA||$30,000|
|14||Baupost Group||Boston, MA||$29,100|
|15||Marshall Wace||London, UK||$27,800|
|16||Capula Investment Management||London, UK||$23,000|
|17||Canyon Capital Advisors||Los Angeles, CA||$22,800|
|18||Wellington Management Company||Boston, MA||$21,000|
|19||Viking Global Investors||Greenwich, CT||$19,950|
|20||PIMCO||Newport Beach, CA||$17,453|
- ^ BlackRock About Us. June 30, 2020. Retrieved Oct 18, 2020.
- ^ The largest managers of hedge funds (P&I Sep 2020). United States: Pensions & Investments. 21 September 2020. Retrieved Oct 18, 2020.
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