Billion-Dollar Club Gets Bigger, With Bridgewater On Top

Mar 2 2011 | 10:33am ET

In the Americas, the richest hedge funds got richer in the second half of last year, and the richest of them all, Bridgewater Associates, enriched itself the most.

There was little change in AR magazine's Top 10 list for the Western Hemisphere, other than that all but one of the firms got bigger. But Bridgewater got a lot bigger, adding $15.3 billion in assets in 2010—$8 billion of it in the second half—to put even more distance between itself and the second-biggest hedge fund manager in the Americas, JPMorgan Asset Management.


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