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Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund tops Bloomberg list of top performing hedge funds

Friday, January 10, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Bloomberg Markets is out with its latest ranking of top performing hedge funds. The top three funds in the ranking this year are UK funds with Glenview Capital as number one; Matrix Capital Management, and Paulson Recovery as numbers two and three respectively.

The top European fund - Pegasus - from Clareville Capital Partners, jumped 54.1% in the first 10 months of 2013, making it Europe's best-performing fund of any size and the number 5 midsize fund in the world. Bloomberg ranks the funds based on their own research and data, third party data, and figures provided by hedge funds themselves. Funds are split into groups based on their AUM.

The magazine noes that both Matrix Capital Management and Paulson Recovery topped the list because they focus on concentrated portfolios with no more than 10-12 positions each.

UK firms dominated the list this year, 12 UK firms feature in the top 100 (2 inside the Top 5 and 6 inside the Top 25). 6 UK funds rank inside the global 'Top 25 Midsize Hedge Funds'. Of midsize funds, Rima Senvest Management (US), Masters Capital Management (US), and Symphony Financial Partners (Japan) led the top three slots.

The most profitable hedge funds ranking places Bridgewater Associates (US), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (US), and The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) in top positions. Bridgewater......................

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