Client relationships drive success of Bridgewater model

Bridgewater's success is a product of Ray Dalio's commitment to discovering and sharing how the world works and to forging deep and lasting client relationships


Curiosity may lead to the death of cats but at Bridgewater Associates, it is a compulsory activity. This search for understanding is at the heart of Bridgewater's investment and business philosophy. For founder Ray Dalio, the journey is more important than the potential commercial gain.

How Bridgewater accumulated over $160 billion of assets it currently has under management may be unique in the hedge fund community. From humble beginnings in a New York City apartment, the Bridgewater empire has

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