GLG Partners LP Profile
GLG Partners LP is a hedge fund sponsor based out of London, United Kingdom. The company was originally established in 1995 and has grown from its inception to have additional locations in North Yorkshire and London. GLG Partners operates as a subsidiary of GLG Partners, Inc. which oversees over $27.9 billion in total assets under management and is in turn a subsidiary of Man Group plc, which acquired GLG Partners, Inc. in 2010. GLG Partners conducts its research both internally and externally, utilizing long short and long only strategies. The company invests in the public equity, alternative, and fixed income markets on a global scale, allocating its assets in a variety of sectors. GLG Partners invests most heavily in the health care and information technology sectors, each of which make up over a fifth of the firm’s total asset allocations, and also invests in the finance, energy, and consumer discretionary sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company holds its allocations an average of 2.73 quarters, although GLG Partners only holds its top 10 allocations for just half a quarter on average. In the most recent quarter, GLG Partners has had a turnover rate of approximately 71.5%. GLG Partners now operates with 118 total employees of which 103 are investment professionals. The company oversees over $25.5 billion in total assets under management spread across 114 accounts, all of which are discretionary accounts. Although GLG Partner’s total number of accounts has been increasing in recent years, its total assets under management has been on a decreasing trend, declining from $27.3 billion back in 2014 to its current amount. The company mainly caters to pooled investment vehicles, which alone makes up over three quarters of its client base, and also provides services to charities and pension and profit sharing plans to a lesser degree. GLG Partners offers a variety of Equity and Credit strategies.