In the current round of 13F filings, hedge funds and other institutional investors are disclosing their equity portfolios as held at the end of the last year. In its latest 13F, Driehaus Capital, managed by Richard Driehaus, has disclosed its holdings as held at the end of the fourth quarter of 2013. The total value of the fund’s equity portfolio slightly increased to around $2.77 billion in the fourth quarter from about $2.59 billion disclosed in the third quarter.
In this article, we will discuss about top five holdings in terms of value that Driehaus Capital has held in its equity portfolio at the end of last year. The first position is Vipshop Holdings Ltd – ADR (NYSE:VIPS), in which Driehaus increased its stake to 687,668 shares, with a reported value of $57.54 million, from 429,121 shares disclosed as at the end of the third quarter of 2013.
The next is General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), in which the fund upped its stake to 1.06 million shares, with a reported value of around $43.50 million, from 868,245 shares the fund held at the end of the third quarter.
Third on the list is Baidu Inc (ADR)(NASDAQ:BIDU), in which the fund disclosed holding 221,227 shares, with a reported value of around $39.35 million. Previously, Driehaus held 37,786 shares of the company.
The fourth position is held by Credicorp Ltd. (USA) (NYSE:BAP), in which the fund owns 265,387 shares, worth $35.23 million. The stake represents an increase from 153,466 shares the fund held previously.
New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE:EDU) is fifth largest holding, in which the fund currently holds 1.07 million shares, with a reported value of $33.79 million. Driehaus owned 1.77 shares of the company at the end of the third quarter.