Write an article about Citadel LLC

Write an article about Citadel LLC

Citadel LLC is a global financial institution founded by Kenneth C Griffin on wallstreetjournal in the year 1990 and is the Chief Executive Officer of the firm which manages over $26 Billion. Also known as Citadel Investment group the company operates two businesses Citadel, and Citadel securities. Citadel under the management there are more than 26 billion in assets, is one of the world’s largest asset managers. Citadel securities, is the world’s leading market makers trading products, equities, equity options and liquidity providers in America’s capital markets. University endowments, sovereign wealth funds, and pensions are largest institutional investors whose assets are managed by Citadel. Citadel technology, a solutions provider for investment management technology. The firm manages assets for one of the world’s largest institutional investors and is one of the hedge funds that has been existing since over 20 years.
Citadel has offices throughout North America, Asia and Europe with more than 1400 employees and headquarters in Chicago. Citadel ranks as the eleventh largest hedge fund manager in the world. The funds from investment strategies like credit, fixed income, quantitative strategies, commodities and equities are managed by Citadel. This company has a strong risk management culture and state of art technology. From 2009-2010 the funds capped solid returns with more than 20% of gains. Citadel became the first foreign hedge fund to complete Yuan fundraising that allows Chinese investors to invest in overseas hedge funds.
Kennith Griffins Chicago Hedge fund Firm Citadel LLC is performing well and now managing $26 Billion. He started his trading career at the dorm room in Harvard University in 1987. Citadel is the leading investor in global financial markets. For their investors and partners Citadel, through their diverse range of investment strategies generate consistently high risk adjusted investment results and deliver excellence.
Citadel Securities: Formed in 2002 is the leading market maker. Automation of Citadel securities has resulted in reliable trading at a lower cost. Citadel Securities are ranked #1 in by Barron’s in providing improved price for investors in both non- S&P and S&P 500 shares. In more than 7,000 US listed securities Citadel have made markets.
Executing about more than 20% volume of US listed equity options, Citadel is the largest maker in US options.
Citadel securities expanded its market making to interest-rate swaps one of the commonly traded derivatives. The firm’s investment approach is a combination of research, analysis risk management framework, along with portfolio construction. Citadel provides quotes to traders within 0.35 seconds when compared to the next closest market maker who provides in 2.05 seconds.
Citadel technology: It is an independently operated affiliate of Citadel and established in 2009.
Citadel’s Risk management: After 2008 Financial crisis Citadel’s investment approach became liquidity. The success of Citadels mainly is mainly the result of risk management strategy and is rated an A grade for its risk management in annual Hedge fund report card in 2014. After the 2008 financial crisis Citadel and Griffin called for transparency in trading derivatives.
In Hedge fund reviews Americas awards in 2013 Citadel named the best overall Hedge fund group.

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