Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital Management LP, Steve Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital LLC and Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital LLC are beating global markets in 2012 as most stock hedge funds underperform for a fourth straight year.
The February 2013 issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine contains our annual rankings of the world's richest hedge funds. The following 100 comprise our list of best-performing hedge funds managing $1 billion or more. Our rankings are based on data compiled by Bloomberg specialist Anibal Arrascue and information supplied by hedge-fund research firms, hedge funds and investors. Assets and returns are for the 10 months ended on Oct. 31, 2012. Click here for a PDF and here for the accompanying story.
John Hussman runs a $6.3 billion mutual fund with the flexibility to bet on rising and falling stock prices. His fees are a fraction of those charged by so- called long-short hedge funds that do the same thing, and he’s making more money for investors this year.
Moore Capital Management LP and Maverick Capital Management LP bought Citigroup Inc. shares as the bank’s board grew dissatisfied with Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit’s performance, eventually ousting him.
U.S. higher-education stocks fell 48 percent from April to October last year as the federal government proposed tighter regulation and short sellers led by hedge-fund manager Steve Eisman targeted for-profit colleges.
Hedge funds led by Paulson & Co. and Maverick Capital are piling into mortgage insurers in a bet that some of the companies worst hit by the U.S. housing crash will be among the biggest winners in the rebound.