Ascend Capital

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Key Facts

Founded1999
Websitehttp://www.ascendcapital.com
HeadquartersSan Francisco
Employees34
AUM$1.6 billion
AUM as ofDecember 15, 2017
StrategiesQuantitative
Clients6

Overview

Ascend Capital is a hedge fund based in San Francisco. It was founded in 1999. They hold $1.6 billion in assets under management as of December 15, 2017. Read their Plain English Brochure.

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Strategies 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Ascend Ac Fund LP 0.004 hedge fund 10,000,000 2 2.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Cn Fund LP 0.255 hedge fund 10,000,000 2 3.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Ersri Fund LP 0.126 hedge fund 10,000,000 2 3.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Mac Cayman Fund Limited 0.154 hedge fund 100,000 6 100.0 Morgan Stanley
Ascend Partners Fund I LP 0.010 hedge fund 1,000,000 8 79.0 5.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Partners Fund I, Ltd. 0.116 hedge fund 1,000,000 6 5.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Partners Fund II 0.414 None Long/Short -2.86 3.48 11.59 4.75 2.63
Ascend Partners Fund II Bpo, Ltd. 0.212 hedge fund 10,000,000 5 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Partners Fund II LP 0.520 hedge fund 10,000,000 14 15.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Partners Fund II, Ltd. 0.321 hedge fund 10,000,000 17 10.0 3.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Plaza Fund, Ltd. 0.166 hedge fund 10,000,000 1 Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley
Ascend Wilson Fund LP 0.453 hedge fund 10,000,000 2 2.0 Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill, Morgan Stanley

Historical Performance

Ascend Partners II ($877 million in size) was down 3.04% in 2008. The three year return from 2006-2008 was up 8.3%http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/BA_HF100_090511.pdf

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
Malcolm FairbairnManaging Member Owner or Officer> 75%
Ramona ShenoyDirector Of Operations And Chief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Benjamin SlavetChief Operating Officer And Chief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone