Where the Hedge Fund Assets Are

Global hedge fund assets under management (AuM) were estimated to total $2.147 trillion as of June 30th of this year. Almost 96% of those assets were being managed in just nine countries (total AuMs in $billions):

  • Country
  • US
  • UK
  • Brazil
  • Hong Kong
  • Channel Is.
  • Sweden
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Singapore
  • Total HF AuM
  • $1,542.0
  • 269.4
  • 53.1
  • 47.0
  • 39.7
  • 30.7
  • 28.3
  • 25.0
  • 20.9
  • % of Global
  • 71.8
  • 12.5
  • 2.5
  • 2.2
  • 1.8
  • 1.4
  • 1.3
  • 1.2
  • 1.0

Fourteen other countries host hedge funds with AuMs totaling at least $1 billion (total AuMs in $billions):

  • Switzerland ($19.1)
  • France ($12.6)
  • Netherlands ($11.6)
  • South Africa ($7.0)
  • China ($6.8)
  • Japan ($5.7)
  • Russia ($3.7)
  • Denmark ($2.2)
  • Cyprus ($2.2)
  • Monaco ($2.0)
  • Norway ($1.7)
  • Chile ($1.7)
  • Ireland ($1.1)
  • Italy ($1.0)