The annual Hedgeweek European Awards recognise excellence among fund managers and service providers in Europe across a wide range of categories
Voting for the awards is conducted via an online poll of the entire Hedgeweek userbase, where participants are asked to make their choice among the shortlisted firms in each category.
The manager categories cover a wide spectrum of investment strategies and fund types– encompassing the hedge fund, multi-manager, emerging manager and liquid alternatives universes. The service provider categories span all the key areas of the broader hedge fund industry ecosystem.
All winners are invited to attend an exclusive ceremony and networking event on Wednesday 30th March, at the Reform Club, London. The results of the awards will also be covered in a Hedgeweek European Awards Special Report that is distributed globally.
Pre-selection data for the awards was provided by Bloomberg, based on annualised returns over the 12 months from May 31, 2021 to May 31, 2022 by funds in the following categories:
The hedge fund manager award categories include UK and European-based single-manager and multi-manager hedge funds with a track record of more than 3 years and over $50 million (except the Smaller Hedge Fund Category, which can be up to $50m) in AuM.
The women-managed fund award category includes all hedge funds that have self-disclosed to Bloomberg as being managed by women, with a track record of more than 3 years. This category has no AuM minimum.
The liquid alternatives manager award categories include UK and European single-manager funds employing a hedge-fund-like strategy outside of the traditional hedge fund structure with a track record of more than 3 years and over $50 million in AuM.
The emerging manager award categories include UK and European-based single-manager hedge funds with a track record of less than 3 years. These categories have no AuM minimum.
For the service provider categories, the nominated firms are based on a widespread survey of more than 100 fund managers and other key industry participants.
Nominations for all categories are based on annualised performance over a 12-month period from May 31, 2021 to May 31, 2022. Nominations in various award categories are further split by size and strategy as specified in the award name.
Best Credit Hedge (ex Structured Credit) Fund
Best All Hedge Fund Under $50 Mln
Best All Hedge Fund Over $1 Billion
Melqart Asset Management (UK) Ltd
(Melqart Opportunities Fund Ltd)
Lodbrok Capital LLP
(Lodbrok European Credit Opportunities Fund Limited)
Proxy P Management AB
(ProxyP SICAV-SIF -Proxy Renewable L/S Energy)
Spring Investments SA
(Spring Subordinated Debt Fund)
Best Emerging Manager in Equity Hedge
Mulvaney Capital Management Ltd
(Mulvaney Global Markets Fund Ltd)
Best Emerging Manager in Credit Hedge
Best CTA Fund
Milkwood Capital Ltd
Odey Asset Management Group Ltd
(OEI MAC Inc)
Westbeck Capital Management
(WestbeckEnergy Opportunity Fund)
Best Equity Hedge Fund Under $500 Mln
Best Equity Hedge Fund Over $500 Mln
Best Emerging Manager in Macro Hedge
Othania Capital A/S
(Othania Invest A/S)
Rhenman & Partners Asset Manager (Rhenman & Partners Fund - Rhenman Healthcare Equity)
Best Macro (ex CTA & Crypto) Fund
Brooklands Fund Management Ltd
(Sefton Place Fund)
Best Female Fund Manager
Best Event Driven Fund
Albemarle Asset Management Ltd
(White Rhino Fund)
Impact Investment Partners AG
(Blue Diamond Global Strategies Feeder SPC
HBK Investments Advisory SA
(TVP-The Value Partners Fund Ltd)
Best Multi-Strategy Multi-Manager Product
Best Relative Value Fund Under $500 Mln
Best Relative Value Fund Over $500 Mln
(Lemanik SICAV - European Special Situations
SCIO Capital LLP
(SCIO Opportunity Fund)
Best Structured Credit Fund
Accendo Capital Managers Sarl
Manager of the Year
Best Administrator - Offshore
Best Accounting Firm - Overall
Best Administrator – ESG
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Opus Fund Service
Best Administrator – Technology
Best Administrator - Start-up & Emerging Funds
Best Administrator - Overall
Best Audit Firm
Best Alternative Data Provider
Best AI Technology Provider
IS Prime Ltd
Best Data Science Solution Provider
Best Foreign Exchange Solution
Best Data Management Solution
Best ESG Solution
Edge Technology Group
Best Cybersecurity Provider
Best Digital Assets Custodian
Best Custodian Services
Best Cloud Services Provider
Best CRM Provider
Simmons & Simmons
Best Law Firm - Overall
BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions Group
Best Law Firm – Fund Domicile
SS&C Technologies: Advent Geneva
Simmons & Simmons
Best Law Firm - Digital Assets
Best Insurance Service Provider
Best Index Provider
Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software
Best Prime Broker - Client Service
Best Portfolio Management Software
Best Prime Broker - Overall
Best Outsourced Trading Provider
Best Offshore Regulatory & Compliance Firm
Best ManCo Solution
Lyxor Asset Management, a company of Amundi Group
Best Managed Accounts Platform
Best PR and Communications Firm
Best Outsourced Solution
Best Seeding Platform
Best Regulatory Reporting Solution
Best Risk Management Software
Best Regulatory Hosting solution
Best Research Solution
Best Regulatory Advisory & Compliance Firm
Best Recruitment Firm
Best Quant Technology Solution
Best Prime Broker - Start-Up & Emerging Managers
Best UCITS Platform
Aravis Capital Limited
Best Treasury Management Solution
CMC Markets Connect
Best Trading Technology Provider
Best Third-Party Marketing Firm
Best Tax Advisory
Best Trading and Execution Platform
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Why should you participate?
For all the key constituents in the European hedge fund industry – managers, investors, and service providers – the Hedgeweek European Awards provide a unique insight as to the most highly-regarded and successful fund managers and service providers. Based on voting from within the industry itself, the results help you to make decisions and choices that add value to your business.
Knowing which hedge fund managers have outperformed in different types of investment strategies – and which service providers are rated most highly in various areas – is essential for investors. Help us to understand which firms have impressed you most.
For Fund Managers
Identifying, and working with, the best-in-class service providers across a broad spectrum of activities and products is a key ingredient to the success of any alternatives investment firm. Tell us which counterparties you rate most highly – and why.
For Service Providers
Understanding which hedge fund managers are strongest in which sectors, and how the competition stacks up in your own areas of expertise, gives you vital business intelligence. Play your part in enabling us to identify who most deserves recognition.
Hedgeweek offers all nominees and winners the platform to increase their brand awareness during and after the awards process, highlighting their achievements
Voted for by participants within the hedge fund industry itself, the awards are a badge of honour – marking recognition and respect among peers and counterparties
The annual awards provide firms with an opportunity to assess their progress and standing within the industry, across all the key areas in which managers and service providers operate
With investor interest in hedge funds increasing amid volatile market conditions, it is more important than ever to know how you are perceived and where you stand out
Networking drinks reception
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