Bridgewater Associates

Bridgewater Associates is a global leader in institutional portfolio management with approximately $153 billion in assets under management, including $79 billion in its Pure Alpha strategy (a hedge fund/GTAA/portable alpha strategy) and $75 billion in All Weather, its optimal beta/risk parity strategy. Bridgewater began investment operations in 1975, and is a pioneer in risk budgeting and the separation of alpha and beta, managing portable alpha/GTAA, hedge fund, optimal beta/risk parity, currency overlay, global fixed income and inflation-indexed bond mandates. Bridgewater manages these portfolios for a wide array of institutional clients globally, including public and corporate pension funds, foreign governments and central banks, university endowments and charitable foundations.