2016 European Single Manager and European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards Winners


European Single Manager Awards 2016 winners:

PERFORMANCE one-year

        

15th Annual European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards 2016 winners:

One-year awards
(July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Best long/short equity hedge fund
UBS Equity Opportunity Long Short (UBS Asset Management)

 

 

Best diversified FoHF
Falcon MM Relative Value Fund (Falcon Money Management)

Best event driven hedge fund
Cygnus Europa Event Driven Fund (Cygnus Asset Management)

 

 

Best managed futures/CTA FoHF
LGT Crown Managed Futures Sub-Fund (LGT Capital Partners)

Best global macro hedge fund
Gemsstock Fund (Gemsstock)

 

 

Best niche FoHF
ACL Alternative Fund (Abbey Capital)

Best fixed income hedge fund
Napier Park European Credit Opportunities Fund (Napier Park Global Capital)

 


Best sub-$250m specialist FoHF
R Opal Global Trading A (Rothschild Asset Management)

Best credit hedge fund
Clareant Global Special Situations Fund (Alcentra)

 

 

European FoHF of the year
ACL Alternative Fund (Abbey Capital)

Best equity market neutral hedge fund
Agora Fund (Pictet Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best volatility hedge fund
v-Pro Dynamic (Quaesta Capital)

 

 

 

Best managed futures/CTA hedge fund
Aspect Diversified Programme (Aspect Capital)

 

 

 

Best foreign exchange hedge fund
dbSelect Hathersage Long Term Currency Strategy (Hathersage Capital Management)

 

 

 

Best Asia focused hedge fund
Trafalgar Trading Fund (Trafalgar Capital)

 

 

 

Best multi-strategy hedge fund
LFIS Vision - Premia Opportunities (La Française Investment Solutions)

 

 

 

Best niche strategy hedge fund
CS IRIS Balanced (Credit Suisse)

 

 

 

Best sub-$100m
Accendo Capital (Accendo Capital Managers)

 

 

 

Hedge fund of the year
dbSelect Hathersage Long Term Currency Strategy (Hathersage Capital Management)

 

 

 

Emerging manager performance awards

 
 

Three-year awards
(July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2016)

Best event driven emerging manager
Portland Hill Fund Sicav - Catalyst Driven Strategy (Portland Hill Capital Management)

 

 

Best specialist FoHF over three years
LGT Crown Distressed Credit Opportunities (LGT Capital Partners)

Best global macro emerging manager
LiquidAlts Frere Hall (Deutsche Bank)

 

 

Best specialist sub-$250m FoHF over three years
Stenham Healthcare (Stenham Advisors)

Best multi-strategy emerging manager
Fasanara Capital Attractive Global Opportunities (Fasanara Capital)

 

 

Best diversified sub-$250m FoHF over three years
Kairos Multi-Strategy (Kairos Investment Management)

Best fixed income/credit emerging manager
Palmerston Credit Fund (Palmerston Capital Management)

 

 

Best diversified FoHF over three years
PCAM Blue Chip (Prime Capital)

Best managed futures/CTA emerging manager
Rcube Systematic Alpha Fund (Rcube Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best niche strategy emerging manager
Elementa

 

 

 

Emerging manager of the year
Palmerston Credit Fund (Palmerston Capital Management)

 

 

 

Long-term performance awards

 
 

Ten-year awards
(July 1, 2006- June 30, 2016)

Best directional hedge fund over three years: equity
City Financial Absolute Equity Fund (City Financial Investment)

 

 

Best specialist FoHF over 10 years
Trading Capital Holdings (Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings

Best directional hedge fund over three years: fixed income
Alegra ABS I (Euro) Fund (Alegra Capital)

 

 

Best specialist sub-$250m FoHF over 10 years
R Opal Global Trading (Rothschild Asset Management)

Best directional hedge fund over three years: multi-strategy/macro
North MaxQ Macro Fund (North Asset Management)

 

 

Best diversified sub-$250m FoHF over 10 years
Culross Global Fund (Culross Global Investment Management)

Best directional hedge fund over three years: managed futures/CTA
Lyxor Epsilon Global Trend Fund (Lyxor Asset Management)

 

 

Best diversified FoHF over 10 years
Brummer Multi-Strategy (Brummer & Partners)

Best non-directional hedge fund over three years: equity
Agora Fund (Pictet Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over three years: fixed income
Lyxor/Ellington Fund (Lyxor Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over three years: multi-strategy
Chenavari Credit Trading MS2 (Chenavari Credit Partners)

 

 

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over three years: event driven
Cygnus Europa Event Driven Fund (Cygnus Asset

 

 

 

Best directional hedge fund over 10 years: equity
Camelot (Lancelot Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best directional hedge fund over 10 years: managed futures/CTA and macro
North MaxQ Macro Fund (North Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over 10 years
Nektar (Nektar Asset Management)

 

 

 

Alternative Ucits performance awards

 
 

Special 15th anniversary awards awards
(July 1, 2001- June 30, 2016)

Best equity hedge alternative Ucits fund
DB Platinum IV Clinton Equity Strategies (Deutsche Bank)

 

 

Best specialist FoHF over 15 years
LGT Crown Managed Futures Sub-Fund (LGT Capital Partners)

Best macro alternative Ucits fund
Epsilon Global Trend (Lyxor Asset Management)

 

 

Best specialist sub $250m FoHF over 15 years
Culross Arbitrage Fund (Culross Global Investment Management)

Best sub-$100m alternative Ucits fund
Belgravia Lynx (Auriga Global Investors Sociedad de Valores)

 

 

Best diversified sub $250m FoHF over 15 years
Culross Global Fund (Culross Global Investment)

Alternative Ucits fund of the year
Epsilon Global Trend (Lyxor Asset Management)

 

 

Best diversified FoHF over 15 years
Edmond de Rothschild Prifund Alpha Uncorrelated (Edmond de Rothschild)

 Qualitative awards

 
 

 Platform awards

Best new hedge fund
Elementa

 

 

Best managed accounts platform
Deutsche Bank Liquid Alternatives Platform (Deutsche Bank)

Best investor relations team
Old Mutual Global Investors

 

 

Best Ucits platform
Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions Ucits Platform (Bank of America Merrill Lynch International)

Best hedge fund website/online presence
Winton Global Investment Management

 

 

Best seeder
Tages Emerging Opportunities Fund I & LFP Absolute Return Selection (Tages Capital)

Best ESG/SRI hedge fund
Auriel Absolute Return Strategy (Auriel Capital)

 

 

Best overall platform
Deutsche Bank Liquid Alternatives Platform (Deutsche Bank)

Best group
Pictet Asset Management

 
 
 

Best new hedge fund manager
Christina McGuire
Aperios Partners Investment Management

 
 

Provider awards

Outstanding contribution to the industry by an institutional investor
Roy Kuo
Church Commissioners for England

 

 

Best bespoke FoHF provider
Tages Capital

Lifetime achievement
David Anderson
Insch Capital Management

 

 

Best institutional FoHF provider
AXA Investment Managers

Outstanding contribution to the industry
Martin Lueck and Anthony Todd
Aspect Capital

 

 

Best HNWI/private client FoHF provider
HSBC Alternative Investments

     

 Qualitative Awards

 
 
 

Best new FoHF
Goldman Sachs Global Multi-Manager Alternatives Portfolio (Goldman Sachs Asset Management)

 

 

 

Most innovative FoHF
Evolution (Lyxor Asset Management)

 

 

 

Best investor relations team
Aodhagán Hurley
Abbey Capital

 

 

 

Best ESG/SRI FoHF
Aurum Fund Management

 

 

 

Best overall group
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

 

 

 

European FoHF rising star award
Salvatore Cordaro
Partner and chief investment officer
Tages Capital

 

 

 

Lifetime achievement award
Christopher Keen
Culross Global Investment

 

 

 

Outstanding contribution
Lionel Paquin
CEO
Lyxor Asset Management