The Global Billion Dollar Club - and the $2 trillion industry

Wed Apr 11, 2007



Hedge funds across the globe are now managing aggregate assets of over $2 trillion. That is the clear and unambiguous conclusion that we now draw from an up-to-date analysis of the HedgeFund Intelligence databases and our associated surveys. This represents very robust growth of over 30% in the past year - since we reported that collective hedge fund assets had breached $1.5 trillion for the first time in early 2006.

More than half of the industry's assets are still accounted for by the big groups in the United States - with the top 241 US firms in the Absolute Return Billion Dollar Club weighing in at collective assets of about $1.2 trillion according to the latest survey of January 2007.

But here, for the first time, we are publishing not only a list of the top US players but a first ever list of the Global Billion Dollar Club. This...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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