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Jing Chen has been eVestment’s hedge fund industry news reporter since 2011. To submit industry-related press releases or request feature ideas please contact her at editor@evestment.com

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Glenview Capital Listed as 2013's Best-Performing HF

Jan 08, 2014
Jing Chen

Larry Robbins’ Glenview Capital Management tops Bloomberg Markets Magazine annual list of the 100 best-performing large hedge funds.

Glenview’s opportunity fund, which employs a long/short strategy, gained 84.2% last year--up from its return of 54.3% in 2012. The New York- based firm’s other long/short strategy fund also made it the list, coming in at No.7 with a return of 37.4% for the same period.

Matrix Capital Management, Paulson & Co., Lansdowne Partners and The Children’s Investment Fund Management round out the top five spots with 56%, 45%, 44.5% and 39.7% gains for 2013, respectively.

Some of the notable names on the list include Odey Asset Management, Third Point, Citadel Partners and SAC Capital Advisors-- which had a tumultuous legal year when it admitted to inside trading after a grand jury charged the firm with wire fraud and four counts of securities fraud for allegedly allowing insider trading to go unchecked.

 

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