Citadel Kensington, Wellington Up 26%

Jan 4 2013 | 1:23pm ET

For the second-straight year, Citadel Investment Group's flagship hedge funds have returned in excess of 20%.

The Kensington and Wellington funds, which managed a collective $7 billion, rose about 26% last year, Crain's Chicago Business reports. The funds returned 20.4% in 2011, allowing them to breach their high-water marks for the first time since they lost more than half their value in 2008.

The average hedge fund returned in the mid-single-digits last year.

Citadel's assets under management are up to $14 billion, from $11 billion at the beginning of the year.


In Depth

Star Fund Managers Battered By Rocky Ride In Yields, Currencies

May 28 2015 | 6:05am ET

Some of the biggest names in the investment world have been whipsawed by the recent...

Lifestyle

Yale Receives $150 Million Gift from Blackstone’s Schwarzman

May 12 2015 | 12:10am ET

Yale University announced it has received a $150 million gift from Blackstone Group...

Guest Contributor

When Less is More: The Case for Concentrated Equity Strategies

Jun 1 2015 | 7:59am ET

The conventional wisdom is that wide diversification is the “holy grail,” as...

 

Sponsored Content

Editor's Note