Citadel is a global financial services company founded in 1990 by Ken Griffin. It is one of the world's largest investment firms and a leader in the hedge fund industry. It employs more than 3,000 people across multiple offices worldwide. Citadel's investment strategy is based on the principles of diversification, risk management, and value investing.
Citadel is a leading hedge fund, with $30 billion in assets under management. According to LCH investment, the world's oldest fund of hedge funds, Citadel returned 9.9% for the 12-month period ending in 2021. In 2020, Citadel's total gross trading profits amounted to $28 billion, with investors charged around $12 billion in fees.
Citadel is one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world. It is currently the top position-holder in the company, with 7 million shares worth $92.3 million. According to LCH investment, Citadel made a record-breaking $16 billion in profit in 2021, surpassing its rivals.