The top performing hedge funds of 2015

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2015 was a volatile year for hedge funds. Still, there were some bright spots.

Bloomberg reports that hedge funds attracted a net $44 billion in assets globally last year, the smallest amount since 2012, according to data compiled by Hedge Fund Research Inc.

That reflects a volatile year, when unanticipated economic events rattled markets and led to declines and losses for many funds. Others were hurt by crowded and sometimes concentrated trades and poorly timed bets on energy as oil prices continued to fall.

Here's a couple of league tables. The rankings are based on data compiled by Bloomberg's Anibal Arrascue and Laurie Meisler and information supplied by hedge-fund firms, databases and investors.

Bloomberg Top Hedge Funds 2015: over 1B assets

Bloomberg Top Hedge Funds 2015: 250M to 1B assets

Source: Bloomberg: The Top Performing Hedge Funds of 2015

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