Winners

Winners

Performance awards (over one year: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Best long/short equity hedge fund
Man GLG Alpha Select Alternative
Man GLG

 

Best event driven hedge fund
MLIS York Asian Event-Driven Ucits Fund (York Capital Management)
Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions Ucits Platform (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

 

Best global macro hedge fund
Episteme Systematic Quest Composite
Episteme Capital

 

Best fixed income hedge fund
Astra Structured Credit Investments Limited
Astra Asset Management

 

Best credit/distressed hedge fund
Clareant Structured Credit Opportunity Fund II
Alcentra

 

Best managed futures/CTA hedge fund
OmniTrend
Transtrend

 

Best energy/commodities hedge fund
Andurand Commodities Fund
Andurand Capital Management

 

Best alternative risk premia hedge fund
LFIS Vision – Premia Opportunities
La Française Investment Solutions (LFIS)

 

Best sub-$100m hedge
QQM Equity Hedge
QQM Fund Management

 

Hedge fund of the year (chosen from the above categories excluding sub-$100m)
Man GLG Alpha Select Alternative
Man GLG

Emerging manager performance awards (over one year: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Best long/short equity hedge emerging manager
Bodenholm Fund
Bodenholm Capital

 

Best managed futures/CTA emerging manager
GreshamQuant ACAR Fund
Gresham Investment Management

 

Best cryptocurrency/blockchain emerging manager
Altana Digital Currency Fund
Altana Wealth

 

Emerging manager of the year
GreshamQuant ACAR Fund
Gresham Investment Management

Single manager long-term performance awards

Best directional hedge fund over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
AHL Evolution Programme
Man AHL

 

Best sub-$100m directional hedge fund over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
Alegra ABS Two (Euro) Fund
Alegra Capital (Lie)

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
Agora Fund
Pictet Asset Management

 

Best directional hedge fund over 10 years (July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2018)
AHL Evolution Programme
Man AHL

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over 10 years (July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2018)
The Observatory Credit Markets Fund
Observatory Capital Management

One-year FoHF performance awards (over one year: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Best equity hedge FoHF
Discovery Capital Holdings
Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings

 

Best multi-strategy FoHF
Kempen Orange Investment Partnership
Kempen Capital Management

 

Best emerging markets focused FoHF
Asian Capital Holdings
Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings

 

Best fixed income/credit FoHF
Pictet Alternative Funds – Pleiad Credit Opportunities
Pictet Alternative Advisors

 

Best global macro FoHF
Stenham Trading
Stenham Advisors

 

Best sub-$100m FoHF
Philae – Healthcare Biotech Fund
ITERAM Hottinger & Cie

 

European FoHF of the year
ACL Alternative Fund
Abbey Capital

Long-term FoHFs awards

Best specialist FoHF over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
Prima Capital Fund
Fundana

 

Best sub-$100m specialist FoHF over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
Stenham Healthcare
Stenham Advisors

 

Best diversified FoHF over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
AXA IM All Weather
AXA Investment Managers UK

 

Best sub-$100m diversified FoHF over five years (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018)
Aurum Multi Strategy Fund Standard Dollar Restricted
Aurum Fund Management

 

Best specialist FoHF over 10 years (July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2018)
Nippon Selection Holdings
Belgrave Capital Management

 

Best diversified FoHF over 10 years (July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2018)
PCAM Blue Chip
Prime Capital

Qualitative

Best new hedge fund
GAM Kimura Commodity Trade Finance Fund
Kimura Capital

 

Best new alternative Ucits fund
Altana Director Alignment Strategy Ucits
Altana Wealth

 

Best investor relations team
Florin Court
Florin Court Capital

 

Best ESG/SRI management company
Man Group

 

Best group
Tages Capital

 

Rising star
Alistair Milne
Altana Wealth

 

Outstanding contribution to the industry by an institutional investor
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
London office

 

Lifetime achievement
Patrik Brummer
Chairman
Brummer & Partners

 

Outstanding contribution to the industry
Gavyn Davies
Co-Founder and Chairman
Fulcrum Asset Management

Performance awards (over one year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017)

Best equity hedge fund
Lansdowne European Equity Fund (Lansdowne Partners (UK))

 

Best event driven hedge fund
Portland Hill Overseas Fund (Portland Hill Asset Management)

 

Best global macro hedge fund
Candriam Global Alpha (Candriam Investors Group)

 

Best fixed income hedge fund
Asgard Fixed Income Fund (MOMA Advisors)

 

Best credit/distressed hedge fund
Clareant Structured Credit Opportunity Fund II (Alcentra)

 

Best volatility hedge fund
Allianz Structured Alpha Strategy (Allianz Global Investors)

 

Best managed futures/CTA hedge fund
Insch Kintore (Insch Capital Management)

 

Best foreign exchange hedge fund
Citi Macro Access: Hathersage G10 Macro Access Strategy (Hathersage Capital Management)

 

Best multi-strategy hedge fund
GLG Market Neutral Fund (Man GLG)

 

Best alternative Ucits fund
MLIS York Asian Event-Driven Ucits Fund (York Capital Management)

 

Best sub-$100m alternative Ucits fund
MLIS Zeal Greater China Long Short Ucits Fund (Zeal Asset Management)

 

Best sub-$100m hedge
Peak Core Strategies (Peak AM Alternative Investments)

 

Hedge fund of the year
MLIS York Asian Event-Driven Ucits Fund (York Capital Management)

Emerging manager performance awards

Best equity hedge emerging manager
Monterone Partners Long Short Fund (Monterone Partners)

 

Best event driven emerging manager
Melqart Opportunities Fund (Melqart Asset Management)

 

Best managed futures/CTA emerging manager
SteppenWolf Systematic Intelligence (SteppenWolf Capital)

 

Best global macro emerging manager
EDL Global Opportunities Fund (EDL Capital)

 

Best fixed income/credit emerging manager
Nordkinn Fixed Income Macro Fund (Nordkinn Asset Management)

 

Best multi-strategy emerging manager
Peak Core Strategies (Peak AM Alternative Investments)

 

Emerging manager of the year
Monterone Partners Long Short Fund (Monterone Partners)

Long-term performance awards

Best directional hedge fund over five years
Alken Capital Fund - One (Alken Asset Management)

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over five years
Trafalgar Trading Fund (Trafalgar Capital Management)

 

Best directional hedge fund over 10 years
TT International Mid-Cap Europe Fund (TT International Investment Management)

 

Best non-directional hedge fund over 10 years
Asgard Fixed Income Fund (MOMA Advisors)

Qualitative awards

Best new hedge fund
Islandbridge Opportunities Fund (Islandbridge Capital)

 

Best new alternative Ucits
MLIS Millburn Diversified Ucits Fund (Millburn Ridgefield Corporation

 

Best new FoHF
FQS Alternatives Multi Manager Quant Series (FQS Capital Partners)

 

Most innovative new hedge fund
Aberdeen Alternative Risk Premia Enhanced Fund (Aberdeen Asset Management)

 

Best investor relations team
Markham Rae

 

Best ESG/SRI hedge fund management company
BlueBay Asset Management

 

Best ESG/SRI FoHF management company
Aurum Fund Management

 

Best hedge fund group
La Française Investment Solutions

 

Best overall asset management group
Kairos Investment Management

 

Rising star
Jonathan Cohen
Managing Partner & CIO
RoboCap

 

Outstanding contribution to the industry by an institutional investor
Chris Rule
Chief Investment Officer
Local Pensions Partnership

 

Lifetime achievement
Nicola Meaden Grenham
Director
Dumas Capital

 

Outstanding contribution to the industry
Andrew McCaffery
Global head of alternatives 
Aberdeen Asset Management

 

FoHF performance awards (over one year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017)

Best equity hedge FoHF
Pictet World Equity Hedge (Pictet Alternative Advisors)

 

Best diversified FoHF
Kempen Non-Directional Partnership (Kempen Capital Management)

 

Best fixed income FoHF
Stenham Credit Opportunities (Stenham Asset Management)

 

Best multi-strategy FoHF
Mosaic (Pictet Alternative Advisors)

 

Best emerging markets FoHF
Asian Capital Holdings (Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings)

 

Best emerging manager FoHF
Prima Capital Fund (Fundana)

 

Best sub-$250m FoHF
Ferrum Fund Equity Hedge (Feri Trust)

 

European FoHF of the year
Asian Capital Holdings (Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings)

Long-term FoHFs awards

Best specialist FoHF over five years
Kedge Capital Equity Opportunities (Kedge Capital Fund Management)

 

Best diversified FoHF over five years
HSBC GH Fund (HSBC Alternative Investments Limited (HAIL)

 

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

 

Best diversified FoHF over 10 years
AXA IM All Weather (AXA Investment Managers UK)

Specialist FoHFs awards

Best platform
Deutsche Bank Liquid Alternatives Platform (Deutsche Bank)

 

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

 

Best seeder
Tages Capital

PERFORMANCE one-year

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

 

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

 

Best global macro hedge fund
Gemsstock Fund (Gemsstock)

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Qualitative awards

Best new hedge fund
Elementa

 

Best investor relations team
Old Mutual Global Investors

 

Best hedge fund website/online presence
Winton Global Investment Management

 

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

 

Best group
Pictet Asset Management

 

Best new hedge fund manager
Christina McGuire
Aperios Partners Investment Management

 

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

 

Lifetime achievement
David Anderson
Insch Capital Management

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

Best niche FoHF
ACL Alternative Fund (Abbey Capital)

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Platform awards

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Provider awards

Best bespoke FoHF provider
Tages Capital

 

Best institutional FoHF provider
AXA Investment Managers

 

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