MAPLELANE CAPITAL, LLC Profile
Maplelane Capital, LLC is a hedge fund sponsor based out of New York City. The company was established in 2010 and has grown from its inception to now have another office in New York City. Maplelane Capital conducts its research externally, utilizing a fundamental investment methodology to allocate assets across all major market sectors. The company invests in public equity markets on a global scale. Maplelane Capital mainly focuses on a short term approach with active participation utilizing options trading. Maplelane Capital currently operates with 10 employees and manages over $1.1 billion in total assets under management which is all focused in a single discretionary account. While the company’s singular account has remained the same in recent years, its total assets under management has been increasing, growing significantly from under $400 billion back in 2012 to well over twice that amount today. Maplelane Capital invests most heavily in the information technology sector, which alone makes up almost half of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the consumer discretionary, making up another quarter of its allocations, industrials, materials, energy, finance, and utilities and telecommunications sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s top 10 holdings together make up over half of its total holdings with its top holdings including Tesla Motors Inc., Amazon Inc., Boeing Company, Broadcom Corporation, and EMC Corp., in order of decreasing allocation. In recent years, especially in the most recent quarters, Maplelane Capital has had a very high turnover rate. Its top 3 holdings in particular have had a great deal of movement with its holding in the Boeing Company being completely new. Maplelane Capital’s only client is a pooled investment vehicle. The company takes advisory fees in the form of a percentage of assets and various performance based fees.