MAY 25, 2015
Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund crowned with Best Asian Hedge Fund and Best Asian Multi-Strategy Fund award
The Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards 2015 concluded its 12th year at Capella Singapore on 22 May 2015. The event saw a crowd of 310 guests to witness this year’s 98 top performing Asian hedge fund nominees for 2014.
Several new categories included this year were well received and recognised outstanding talent. With a total of 17 awards presented on the night, Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund succeeded in attaining the coveted Best Asian Hedge Fund and Best Asian Multi-Strategy Fund award.
Springs China Opportunities Fund secured awards for the two categories they were nominated in and were named Best Greater China Hedge Fund, with fund manager Jenny Tian earning the new Best Female Hedge Fund Manager award. Following closely behind with two wins was The Merchant Commodity Fund (Best Singapore-based Hedge Fund and Best Asia-based CTA/Managed Futures Fund) and Sentosa Asian Credit Fund (Best Asia ex-Japan Hedge Fund and Best Asian Fixed Income Fund). Other regional winners included Helios Strategic (Best Indian Hedge Fund), Akito Fund JPY (Best Japan Hedge Fund), and newcomer Pine River China Fund (Best New Asian Hedge Fund).
The SFP Value Realization Fund held on to their title of Best Asian Event Driven Fund for the third consecutive year. Winners in the strategic investment mandate category consisted of RV Capital Asia Opportunity Fund (Best Asia-based Global Macro Fund) and Doric Asia Pacific Small Cap Fund (Best Asian Long/Short Equity Fund). New strategic award categories for 2015 were picked up by Helios India Alpha Fund (Best Asian Long Only Absolute Return Fund), Macquarie Asian Alpha Fund (Best Asian Billion Dollar Hedge Fund), and LH Asian Trade Finance Fund (Most Consistent Asia-based Fund).
For 2015, Eurekahedge teamed up with Student Advisory Centre; a children and youth charity that cares for young underprivileged students to raise funds for Children's Wishing Well. A collection of 12 exclusive items and experiences were up for auction that night raising a total of USD$43,400. Eurekahedge is thankful for the well-received support from all winning bidders for their contribution.
Once again, Eurekahedge would like to thank all sponsors, participants, delegates and judges for their time and commitment to the industry and look forward to their continued support. Please check back here in a few days for pictures and videos from the event.