Bridgewater Associates

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Key Facts

Founded1975
Websitehttp://www.youtube.com/bridgewater
HeadquartersWestport, CT
Employees1491
AUM$239.3 billion
AUM as ofAugust 24, 2017
Clients132

Overview

Bridgewater Associates is a hedge fund based in Westport, CT. It was founded in 1975. They hold $239.3 billion in assets under management as of August 24, 2017. Read their Plain English Brochure. Funds run by Ray Dalio
$80 billion in assets under management in 2008, which is down from $165 billion in 2006 as they shed assets to move to less constrained funds.http://www.bwater.com/home/our-company/company.aspx

Second largest hedge fund in Institutional Investor's 2008 Hedge Fund 100http://www.iimagazine.com/Rankings/rankingsHeFu100RGlobal08.aspx?LS=EMS204396

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
All Weather @ 10% Limited 0.128 hedge fund 750,000 1
All Weather Portfolio Trading, LLC 29.661 hedge fund 750,000 146 5.0
All Weather@15% Trading, Ltd. 1.631 hedge fund 750,000 4
Alpha Lovo I Ltd. 0.359 hedge fund 1,000,000 1
Bridgewater All Weather Portfolio III, Ltd. 1.404 hedge fund 10,000,000 6
Bridgewater All Weather Portfolio Trading II, Ltd. 5.635 hedge fund 750,000 26
Bridgewater All Weather Sterling Fund, Ltd. 1.619 hedge fund 926,738 10 11.0
Bridgewater Beta Implementation Trading Company I, Ltd. 0.098 hedge fund 100,000 12 100.0 91.0
Bridgewater Corporate Bond Fund, LLC 0.175 hedge fund 0 5
Bridgewater Equity Fund, LLC 15.624 hedge fund 0 10 99.0 99.0 Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley
Bridgewater Event Risk Fund II, Ltd. 0.534 hedge fund 100,000 4 100.0 100.0
Bridgewater Optimal Portfolio Trading Company, Ltd. 29.823 hedge fund 750,000 94 10.0 1.0
Bridgewater Options Fund I, LLC 0.238 hedge fund 0 11 99.0 99.0
Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets Sterling Fund, Ltd. 1.416 hedge fund 926,738 11 1.0
Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets Trading Company II, Ltd. 6.375 hedge fund 750,000 109 9.0
Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets Trading Company, Ltd. 6.942 hedge fund 750,000 78 2.0 6.0
Bridgewater Short Term Investment Fund II, LLC 59.087 liquidity fund 0 75 97.0 93.0
Bridgewater Special Opportunities Fund Trading Company, Ltd. 3.736 hedge fund 100,000 11 99.0 99.0
Bridgewater Tvars, LLC 0.588 hedge fund 0 1
Bridgewater U.S. Inflation-Linked Bond Fund Trading Company, Ltd. 2.103 hedge fund 100,000 7

Historical Performance

2008 Returns:
Pure Alpha Strategy up 8.7%http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2009/01/27/bridgewaters-dalio-make-your-portfolio-timeless-before-its-worthless/
Pure Alpha 2 up 9.4%http://online.barrons.com/article/SB123396545910358867.html?mod=djemWR&page=sp

Pure Alpha Strategy up 11% in 2007http://www.iimagazine.com/Rankings/rankingsHeFu100RGlobal08.aspx?LS=EMS204396

Pure Alpha Trading down 1.57% in February 2007http://www.hedgefundintelligence.com/ar/Article.aspx?PositionID=22836

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
(Bai) Fbo Devon Dalio Dalio Family TrustNone Indirect Owner25 to 50%
(Bai) Fbo Mark Dalio Dalio Family TrustNone Indirect Owner25 to 50%
(Bai) Fbo Matthew Dalio Dalio Family TrustNone Indirect Owner25 to 50%
(Bai) Fbo Paul Dalio Dalio Family TrustNone Indirect Owner25 to 50%
Grandchildren'S Trust DalioNone Indirect Owner25 to 50%
Raymond DalioNone Indirect OwnerOther
Raymond DalioCo-Chairman And Co-Chief Investment Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Nella DomeniciChief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Esq. GlotzerChief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
John HalveyGeneral Counsel & Secretary Owner or OfficerNone
Gregory JensenCo-Chief Investment Officer Owner or OfficerNone
David MccormickCo-Chief Executive Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Eileen MurrayCo-Chief Executive Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Osman NalbantogluManagement Committee Member Owner or OfficerNone
Robert PrinceCo-Chief Investment Officer Owner or OfficerNone

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