Pershing Square Tops List Of 10 Best Large HFs

Jan 7 2015 | 2:11pm ET

2. Quantedge Global

Manager: Team managed
Management Firm, Location: Quantedge Capital, Singapore
Strategy: Quantitative
Assets: $1.0 billion
2014 returns: 32.3%
2013 returns: 9.2%

Leow Kah Shin, a reinsurance pricing actuary, and Chua Choong Tze, a portfolio management prof at Singapore Management University, founded Quantedge in 2006 with $3 million. Today, the fund has 19 employees in Singapore, nine in New York and assets under management of $1 billion. The best-performing macro strategy in the Bloomberg Top 100, the fund is also Asia's best-performing macro strategy. 

Random Fact: Put your wallets away; Quantedge is “semi-soft-closed” to new investment, according to its website.

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