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Hedge Funds Review European Performance Award 2018 Categories

Time period for judging

One-year performance July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Five-year performance July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2019
10-year performance July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2019
Best new hedge fund/ alternative Ucits/FoHF launched on or after January 1, 2018

 

Single manager performance awards (over one year)

  • Best long/short equity hedge fund (includes market neutral)
  • Best fundamental growth/value hedge fund
  • Best event driven hedge fund
  • Best global macro hedge fund
  • Best fixed income/credit/distressed hedge fund
  • Best private credit/non-bank lending hedge fund
  • Best activist hedge fund
  • Best discretionary thematic hedge fund
  • Best volatility hedge fund
  • Best managed futures/CTA hedge fund
  • Best energy/commodities hedge fund
  • Best foreign exchange hedge fund
  • Best emerging markets focused hedge fund
  • Best multi-strategy hedge fund
  • Best alternative risk premia hedge fund
  • Best niche hedge fund
  • Best sub-$100m hedge
  • Hedge fund of the year (chosen from the above categories excluding sub-$100m)

 

Emerging manager performance awards (over one year)

  • Best long/short equity hedge emerging manager
  • Best event driven emerging manager
  • Best managed futures/CTA emerging manager
  • Best global macro emerging manager (includes FX, emerging markets, commodities and energy)
  • Best fixed income/credit emerging manager
  • Best private credit/non-bank lending emerging manager
  • Best multi-strategy emerging manager
  • Best AI hedge fund
  • Best cryptocurrency/blockchain hedge fund
  • Emerging manager of the year

 

Single manager long-term performance awards

  • Best directional hedge fund over five years
  • Best sub-$100m directional hedge fund five years
  • Best sub-$100m non-directional hedge fund over five years
  • Best non-directional hedge fund over five years
  • Best directional hedge fund over 10 years
  • Best sub-$100m directional hedge fund over 10 years
  • Best sub-$100m non-directional hedge fund over 10 years
  • Best non-directional hedge fund over 10 years

 

FoHF performance awards (over one year)

  • Best equity hedge FoHF
  • Best multi-strategy FoHF
  • Best emerging markets focused FoHF
  • Best fixed income/credit FoHF
  • Best private credit/non-bank lending FoHF
  • Best AI/cryptocurrency/blockchain FoHF
  • Best niche FoHF
  • Best global macro FoHF
  • Best managed futures/CTA FoHF
  • Best emerging manager focused FoHF
  • Best sub-$100m FoHF
  • European FoHF of the year (chosen from the above categories excluding sub-$100m)

 

FoHF long-term awards

  • Best specialist FoHF over five years
  • Best sub-$100m specialist FoHF over five years
  • Best diversified FoHF over five years
  • Best sub-$100m diversified FoHF over five years
  • Best specialist FoHF over 10 years
  • Best sub-$100m specialist FoHF over 10 years
  • Best sub-$100m diversified FoHF over 10 years
  • Best diversified FoHF over 10 years

 

Specialist FoHFs awards

  • Best overall hedge fund/fund distribution platform
  • Best alternative Ucits distribution platform
  • Best institutional investor advisory team
  • Best incubator/accelerator/seeder

 

Qualitative awards (open to both hedge funds and FoHFs)

  • Best new hedge fund/FoHF/alternative Ucits (launched by or after January 1, 2018)
  • Best investor relations team
  • Best ESG/SRI management company
  • Best group
  • Rising star (hedge fund or FoHF individual)
  • Best female fund manager
  • Outstanding contribution to the industry by an institutional investor
  • Outstanding contribution to the industry (hedge fund/FoHF individual)
  • Lifetime achievement (hedge fund/FoHF individual)