Hedge Funds

Soros named richest hedge fund manager


Once again hedge fund manger George Soros has topped the list of richest hedge fund managers, based on the Forbes rankings of the world's wealthiest billionaires released in March.

Worth an estimated $7.2 billion, the 74-year-old philanthropist and Soros Fund Management chief was king of the hedge fund hill. But Soros, who was ranked only the 55th wealthiest overall, just can't compete in the net-worth department with Microsoft founder, 49-year-old Bill Gates, who came in at number one on the ranking at $46.5 billion. Warren Buffett, who is the same age as Soros, ranked a close second on