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Cevian Capital

While many investors cursed the five-year downturn in European stock markets, activist hedge fund manager Cevian Capital had a reason to celebrate. Poorly managed European companies with declining profits were more receptive than ever to outside help from activist firms, like Cevian, that can intervene to help turn their fortunes around. The London-based manager has profited handsomely from the boost in business, enjoying a $4.69 billion jump in assets between 2013 and 2015. It is now the ninth-largest hedge fund in Europe and the continent's largest so-called constructivist activist hedge fund manager, meaning that it invests in companies whose management is receptive to advice and long-term operational changes rather than short-term portfolio trading…

Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking37. Cevian Capital / $14.1 billionLocation:London, U.K.Founded:20022016 Hedge Fund 100 Rank:No. 472016 Capital:$112.53 billion2015 Hedge Fund 100 Rank:No. 472015 Capital:$13.72 billionYears on List:6Website:www.ceviancapital.comAddress:17 Cavendish SquareLondon W1G 0PH U.K.Phone:44-20-3178-4953Fax:44-20-3178-4954Other Offices:Stockholm and ZürichProfile & NewsFirm OverviewWhile many investors cursed the five-year downturn in European stock

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