Institutional Hedge Funds
With 25 years of alternative investment experience, we utilize our expertise and deep network to provide exposure to third-party institutional hedge funds for your clients’ portfolios. Our manager selection process is conflict-free, as we are not compensated by any of the managers in the program. We seek to identify firms with a proven track record, a dedicated risk management process, deep teams and institutional safeguards.
hedge fund industry ¹
of industry assets are managed by firms with
> $1 billion AuM ²
Gain exposure to 60+ institutional hedge funds who manage over $1 trillion in industry assets
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Below is an independent survey, conducted by LCH investments, ranking the 20 most profitable hedge fund firms since their inception.
20 Most Profitable Hedge Fund Firms Survey by LCH Investments ³
|AuM||NET GAINS SINCE INCEPTION ($BN)||NET GAINS IN 2018 ($BN)||YEAR OF INCEPTION|
|MANAGER||PORTFOLIO MANAGER(S)||AuM||NET GAINS SINCE INCEPTION ($BN)||NET GAINS IN 2018 ($BN)||YEAR OF INCEPTION|
|1||Bridge Water||Ray Dalio||133||57.8||8.1||1975|
|2||Soros Fund Management||George Soros||27||43.9||--||1973|
|6||Och Ziff||Daniel Och||31.8||26.2||0.2||1994|
|7||Lone Pine||Steve Mandel||22.5||25.9||(1.3)||1996|
|10||Elliott Associates||Paul Singer||34.7||25.1||0.8||1977|
|11||Farallon||Tom Steyer / Andrew||25||22.7||1.3||1987|
|13||SAC/Point 72||Steven Cohen||13||21.1||0.0||1992|
|14||Brevan Howard||Alan Howard||6.3||18.8||0.9||2003|
|15||Moore Capital||Louis Moore Bacon||8.9||18.3||(0.1)||1990|
|16||Paulson & Co||John Paulson||6||17.9||(0.2)||1994|
|17||Renaissance Technologies||James Simsons||40.5||16.7||4.7||2005|
|18||King Street Capital||Brian Higgins, Francis Biondi||20||15.6||(0.1)||1995|
|19||Two Sigma||John Overdeck, David Siegel||47||15.2||3.2||2002|
|20||Caxton Associates||Bruce Kovner / Andrew Law||3.8||14.9||0.2||1983|
By net gains since inception (after fees) to December 31, 2018
Funds on this list are not necessarily available for investment through Crystal and are shown for general information and industry purposes only. For purposes of clarity, no representation is being made that any services or products of Crystal will (or is likely to) achieve profits or losses similar to those shown herein. The performance of such funds (which has not been verified by Crystal) was provided by a third party and is not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. Accordingly, Crystal makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained therein. The actual performance of these funds, including over any given period of time since inception, may vary significantly based on many factors, including, but not limited to, the timing of investor capital contributions and withdrawals, side pocket investments (if any), taxes and withholding, special allocations of new issues, and different fee arrangements. Accordingly, certain investors may have experienced losses in such funds notwithstanding such historical performance. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
¹ Hedge Fund Research (HFR) and Preqin as of 12/31/2018
² AIMA HF Manager Survey, HFR 2018
³ LCH Investments NV estimates (a fund-of-funds firm launched in 1969); eVestment. The Best Hedge Fund Manager of All Time Is… Institutional Investor. January 2019