Billion Dollar Club Hedge Funds

Global hedge fund assets exceed $2 trillion


Industry assets increased 11% in 2010, returning to 2006 levels.

Global hedge fund assets increased by more than 11% in 2010 to reach $2.022 trillion by yearend, up from $1.820 trillion a year earlier, according to HedgeFund Intelligence. The latest gains bring industry assets back to their 2006 level, but below the peak of $2.6 trillion achieved in 2007.

The survey measured the assets managed by traditional, single-manager hedge funds, including funds in the Global Billion Dollar Club—which measures the assets of firms managing $1 billion or more in assets—and smaller hedge funds tracked by HedgeFund Intelligence, which manages the EuroHedge, AsiaHedge and AR (Americas.funds)