Citadel tops HF ranking in annual Extel survey


Citadel Investment Group has topped the influential Thomson Reuters Extel annual survey of leading pan-European hedge funds, ranking first in the firm's rankings of the hedge funds that fund managers, sell-side brokers and companies rate most highly in European equities.

This year's survey was based on votes from over 1,800 buyside firms, 225 brokerage firms and research houses and 640 of Europe's largest quoted companies - focusing primarily on individual equity analysts, teams, brokers and firms but also giving awards for asset management firms and hedge funds in equity markets.

In the category of leading pan-European hedge fund, Citadel ranked