Ken Griffin's Citadel sees huge surge in assets

Ken Griffin
David A. Grogan | CNBC

Ken Griffin may be making news for a nasty divorce, but his hedge fund firm has quietly been sucking up assets.

Chicago-based Citadel now has $24 billion under management, 50 percent more than the $16.1 billion it managed at the beginning of 2014, according to industry publication Alpha, citing people familiar with the firm.

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