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RankHedge FundNet Gains (after fees) since inception to Dec. 31 2011
(billions of USD)
Year Founded
1. Bridgewater Pure Alpha $35.8 1975
2. Quantum Endowment Fund $31.2 1973
3. Paulson & Co. $22.6 1994
4. Baupost $16.0 1983
5. Brevan Howard $15.7 2003
6. Appaloosa $13.7 1993
7. Caxton Global $13.1 1983
8. Moore Capital $12.7 1990
9. Farallon $12.2 1987
10. S.A.C. $12.2 1992

RankHeadquartersAUM as of Oct. 31 2011
(billions of USD)
1 Bridgewater Associates United States Westport, CT $77.6
2 Man Group United Kingdom London $64.5
3 J.P. Morgan Asset Management United States New York $46.6
4 Brevan Howard Asset Management United Kingdom London $36.6
5 Och-Ziff Capital Management Group United States New York $28.5
6 Paulson & Co. United States New York $28.0
7 BlackRock Advisors United States New York $27.7
8 Winton Capital Management United Kingdom London $27.0
9 Highbridge Capital Management United States New York $26.1
10 BlueCrest Capital Management United Kingdom London $25.0
11 Baupost Group United States Boston $23.0
12 Cerberus Capital Management United States New York $23.0
13 D.E. Shaw & Co. United States New York $23.0
14 Angelo Gordon Co. United States New York $22.0
15 AQR Capital Management United States Greenwich, CT $20.5
16 Two Sigma Investments United States New York $20.0
16 Farallon Capital Management United States San Francisco $20.0
17 Goldman Sachs Assets Management United States New York $19.5
18 Elliott Management United States New York $19.0
19 King Street Capital Management United States New York $18.5
20 Canyon Partners United States Los Angeles $18.1