WARREN BUFFETT

‘Annualised return of 19.4% for 50 years’

CHARLIE MUNGER

'The Wheeler, Munger partnership compounded at 19.8%pa gross versus 5% for the Dow from 1962 to 1975'

Michael Steinhardt

'Gross return of over 30 per cent per year for 28 years’

George Soros

‘The fund grew from about $4 million at inception to nearly $2 billion, mostly internally generated. Original investors saw the value of their shares multiply 300-fold. No investment fund has ever produced comparable results’

Leon Levy

‘Averaged 28 per cent annual returns during Odyssey’s fourteen year life’

Stanley Druckenmiller

‘30 years, no losses. $1,000 invested 30 years ago would be worth $2.6 million [over 31% per annum] before taxes today versus $27,000 for the S&P500’

Dan Loeb

‘Annualised gross return above 20% over nearly 20 years since inception’

Paul Singer

‘compound annual return of 14% net for over 36 years’

Paul Tudor-Jones

‘Tudor Futures Fund never had a loss and compounded at 27.2% through July 2010 since founding in September 1984'

John Burbank

'Annualised net return above 18% since inception in 2000 through 2015 vs S&P500 4.6%'

Shelby Davis

‘compounded at 23% for decades’

Shelby Davis Jnr

‘compounded at 19% for over a decade’

Seth Klarman

‘net 17% annualised return over more than three decades’

Ray Dalio

'Pure Alpha has had annualized net returns of 13% between 1991 and 2016'

Ed Wachenheim

'Over the past 25 years, accounts that we manage have achieved average annual returns of very close to 19%'

Howard Marks

‘Aggregate gross IRR of 19.9% over nearly two decades’

Peter Cundill

’15.2% compounded return over 33 years’

Bruce Berkowitz

‘compounded at 11.8% net between 1999 and 2014 vs S&P500 4.3%’

Peter Lynch

‘Annualised rate of return of 29.2% over his 12 year stint at the helm of Magellan Fund’

Bruce Kovner

'Over 28 years, we produced profits of more than $12 billion after all fees, and achieved a compound rate of return of more than 21%. We did this with low volatility and only one small down year'

Bill Ackman

‘Annualised gross return of 27.7% from inception in 2004 to 2014’

David Einhorn

'Annualised return of 18.9% net of fees 1996 to 2014’

Julian Robertson

'Tiger funds compound return to partners from 1980 to 2000 was 31.7% pa net'

Joel Greenblatt

‘Annualised return of 50% from 1985 to 1995’

Walter Schloss

‘Returns of 20% per year for 47 years’

Mohnish Pabrai

'compounded at 25.7% per year over 18 years'

David Abrams

‘returned 15% annual return since inception in 1999’

Francois Rochon

'compounded annual return of 16.3% since 1993 versus 9.0% for the benchmark'

Sir John Templeton

'Templeton Growth Fund posted a 13.8% annualized average return from 1954 to 2004, well ahead of the S&P500 11.1%pa.'

Lee Ainslie

'Maverick produced average annual returns of 14 percent from 1995 through 2010'

Ted Weschler

'For partners invested with Peninsular Capital in early 2000, the fund at the end of 2011's first quarter had delivered a total gain of 1,236% [>25%pa compounded]'

James Dinan

'York Capital had 14.2% net annualised return from 1991 to 2011'

Ralph Wanger

'Annualised return of over 17%pa between 1970 and 1998 versus 14.4% for the S&P500'