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Top Ten We have a surprise for you: the best global macro funds from a private bank’s database.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

We feature top managers from a different database every issue.

This time we have a lineup of global macro funds. They’re ranked by annualized return since inception, as of the beginning of June 2009. The data comes from a private bank that’s a long-time investor.

These are well-known global macro managers but many are also commodity trading advisors. Some started off as CTAs and diversified to discretionary macro.

Top Global Macro Funds from a Private Bank Database

 

Fund                                        Annual Return

and Manager                          Since Inception                       Inception Date                        

           

Tudor Global

Paul Tudor Jones                                  22.1%                          Oct. 1986                                                                                                       

GAMUT Investments                           20.7%                          June 1986

Bruce Kovner

 

Moore Global Investment                     20.5%                          Dec. 1989

Louis Bacon

 

Brevan Howard                                    15.4%                          Mar. 2003

Alan Howard

 

Capital Fund                                         15.3%                          Dec. 1999

Kenneth Windheim

 

Peak Partners                                       15%                             Mar. 2002

Timothy Rudderow                              

 

Conquest Macro                                  14.5%                          Apr. 1999

Mark Malek

 

COMAC Global Macro                       12.6%                          May 2006

Colm O’Shea

 

JB Global Rates                                    11.8%                          Jan.2004

Adrian Owens

 

Drawbridge Global Macro                    9.1%                            May 2002

Michael Novogratz & Adam Levinson                                                 



 
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