Pershing Square Tops List Of 10 Best Large HFs

Jan 7 2015 | 2:11pm ET

10. Dymon Asia Macro

Manager(s): Danny Yong
Management Firm, Location: Dymon Asia Capital, Singapore
Strategy: Macro
Assets (in $B): $3.5 billion
2014 returns: 17.0%
2013 returns: 5.2%

Dymon Asia Capital was co-founded by Chief Investment Officer Danny Yong, who previously was CIO of Abax Global Capital in Hong Kong and a former Goldman Sachs Group and Citadel trader. Dymon began trading in August 2008 with $113 million of assets and the backing of Paul Tudor Jones’s Tudor Investment Corp. In 2014, Temasek Holdings, Singapore's state-owned investment company, became a minority stakeholder in Dymon Capital, committing $500 million to a hedge-fund seeding venture with the firm.

Random Fact: In addition to Goldman, Citadel and Tudor Investment, Yong also has connections to JP Morgan, where he began his career in 1997.

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