Simply 15 hedge fund managers collectively earned $12 billion final 12 months, fueled by bullish tech shares like Fb and Microsoft.

Much more spectacular, Bloomberg reports that 5 of these managers reaped greater than $1 billion all by themselves in 2019. Whereas a lot of the earnings go on to their shoppers, these prime funds typically take 20% ($200 million) for themselves.

Tech shares join these top-performing managers. A lot of the highest earners Bloomberg analyzed discovered vital success with investments in Fb Inc. and China’s Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.