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Press Release: Nominees of the Global Hedge Fund Awards now available

APRIL 23, 2019

Press Release: Nominees of the Global Hedge Fund Awards now available

Eurekahedge recently announced the launch of the Global Hedge Fund Awards - the first of its kind industry wide initiative to recognise and award hedge fund managers across the globe. Our elite panel of judges hailing from a mix of public and private pension funds as well as premier funds of hedge funds, will pick winners across Americas, Europe & Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

From over 13,000 hedge funds reporting to the Eurekahedge Global Hedge Funds Database, 250 funds were nominated across multiple award categories by our elite panel of judges.

Nominees

Americas

Best North American Hedge Fund
AGSF
Axonic Special Opportunities SBL Master Fund
Birch Creek Credit Value Fund
Corre Opportunities Qualified Onshore Fund
EJF Debt Opportunities Fund
LSQ Fund
Millstreet Credit Fund
Mudrick Distressed Opportunity Fund
OHP Asset Income Fund
PIMCO Global Credit Opportunity Fund
Renaissance Institutional Diversified Alpha Fund
Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund
Serenitas Credit Gamma Master Fund
Waterfall Eden Fund

Best North American Distressed Debt Hedge Fund
EJF Debt Opportunities Fund
Mudrick Distressed Opportunity Fund
Serengeti Lycaon Fund
Waterfall Eden Fund
Waterfall Victoria ERISA Fund
Waterfall Victoria Fund

Best North American Relative Value Hedge Fund
Aristeia International
BlueMountain Global Volatility Fund
CKC Credit Opportunity Fund
Ellington Mortgage Opportunities Fund
Gondor Partners
III Credit Opportunities Fund
III Select Credit Fund
Parallax Fund
PIMCO Global Credit Opportunity Fund
Serenitas Credit Gamma Master Fund
Twin Tree Capital Partners

Best Volatility Focused Hedge Fund
AGSF LP
Blue Diamond Non-Directional Fund
BlueMountain Global Volatility Fund
Parallax Fund
Tempo Volatility Fund
Twin Tree Capital Partners

Best North America-based CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Fund
AGSF
Global Sigma Plus Program
JEM Commodity Relative Value Program
Millburn Commodity Program
Millburn Diversified Program
Millburn Multi-Markets Trading
NuWave Commodity Value Portfolio
Warrington Tactical Program

Best North American Event Driven Hedge Fund
Corre Opportunities Qualified Onshore Fund
Mariner Glen Oaks Fund
MMCAP Fund
MS PSAM Global Event UCITS Fund
Owl Creek Credit Opportunities Fund
Pentwater Merger Arbitrage Fund
Perlman Family Office Fund
Shrewsbury River Capital CMBS Event-Driven Fund
TIG Arbitrage Associates

Best North American Fixed Income Hedge Fund
400 Capital Credit Opportunities Fund
Altum Credit Master Fund
Axonic Credit Opportunities Master Fund
Guggenheim Opportunistic Investment Grade Securities Fund
Hudson Cove Credit Opportunity Master Fund
LibreMax Value Partners
Marathon Securitized Credit Fund
Millstreet Credit Fund
OHP Asset Income Fund
TCA Global Credit Master Fund
Varadero International

Best North America-based Macro Hedge Fund
Glaxis Global Partners
Haidar Jupiter Fund
MKP Opportunity Offshore
Sandpiper Global Macro Program
Templeton Global Summits (Cayman) Fund

Best North American Long Short Equities Hedge Fund
Crawford Lake Enhanced Onshore Fund
Electron Global Fund
Ghost Tree Partners
GRY Hedge Fund
LSQ Fund
Luminus Energy Partners QP
Quanterra Capital Management
Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund
Sandler Plus Domestic Fund
Shannon River Partners
Westerly Partners
ZP Utility Fund

Best North American Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund
Arena Special Opportunities Fund
Bridgewater Pure Alpha 12% Volatility Strategy
Hudson Bay Fund
Mariner Partners
Paloma Partners
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Renaissance Institutional Diversified Alpha Fund
The Kawa Offshore Feeder Fund
Weiss Multi-Strategy Partners

Best New North American Hedge Fund
Asymmetric Alpha Fund
Crabel Gemini UCITS Fund
Davos Macro Fund
DLD Convertible Arbitrage Strategy
GCA Enhanced Master Fund
Pinnacle Arcadia Cattle Partners

Most Consistent Latin America-based Hedge Fund
Bahia AM Marau FIC de FIM
BTG Pactual Discovery FI Multimercado
Claritas Institucional FIM
Claritas Long Short FIC FIM
Dynamo Cougar
Ibiuna Long Short STLS FIC FIM
Maua Macro FIM
Oceana Long Biased FIC FIA
Oceana Selection 30 FIC FIA
Polo CSHG FIC FIA
Polo Norte I FIC FIM
Sparta Premium Renda Fixa
Sparta Top Renda Fixa
Squadra Long-Biased FIC FIA
Squadra Long-Only FIC FIA

Most Consistent Canada-based Hedge Fund
Fiera Active Trading
Fiera Market Neutral Fund
Kassirer Market Neutral
MMCAP Fund
Vertex Arbitrage Fund
Waratah Performance

Most Consistent US-based Hedge Fund
AGSF
CCP Total Return Fund
GCA Credit Opportunities Master Fund
Lyxor Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund
Nishkama Capital Fund
OPEX Capital Partners Fund
Paloma Partners
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Renaissance Institutional Diversified Alpha Fund
Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund
TIG Arbitrage Associates
Velocity American Energy Master I
Vida Longevity Fund
ZP Utility Fund

Best Americas Billion Dollar Hedge Fund
Arena Special Opportunities Fund
Bridgewater Pure Alpha 18% Volatility Strategy
EJF Debt Opportunities Fund
Guggenheim Opportunistic Investment Grade Securities Fund
Millburn Diversified Program
Paloma Partners
Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund
Vida Longevity Fund
Waterfall Victoria Fund
ZP Utility Fund

 

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Best European Hedge Fund
Blue Diamond Non-Directional Fund
Carmignac Portfolio Long-Short European Equities
CIAM Opportunities Fund
Covalis Capital Master Fund
H2O MultiBonds
John Street Vantage Strategy
Omni Event Fund
TT Mid-Cap Europe Long Short Fund

Best European Distressed Debt Hedge Fund
Alcentra Global Special Situations Fund
Altum Credit European Master Fund
BK Opportunities Fund
BlueBay Event Driven Credit Fund
Bybrook Capital Master Fund

Best European Relative Value Hedge Fund
Blue Diamond Non-Directional Fund
Capula Global Relative Value Fund
Danske Invest Hedge - Fixed Income Strategies Fund
Nykredit KOBRA Hedge Fund
Polar Star SNN Qualified Investor Hedge Fund
Polygon Convertible Opportunity Master Fund
Sector Healthcare Fund

Best ILS Focused Hedge Fund
HASelect - Waterford
Laureola Investment Fund
Leadenhall Life Insurance Linked Investments Fund
Luxembourg Life Fund
Ress Life Investments A/S
Securis Life Fund
Vida Longevity Fund

Best Europe-based CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Fund
Aquantum Commodity Spread (ACS) Program
Audentia World FX Fund
John Street Systematic Strategy
John Street Vantage Strategy
Shepherd Energy Portfolio
Tiber Diversified Program

Best European Event Driven Hedge Fund
CIAM Opportunities Fund
KL Special Opportunities Fund
MVN Event Driven Fund
Omni Event Fund
Sefton Place Fund

Best European Fixed Income Hedge Fund
Alcentra Structured Credit Opportunity Fund
Capital Four Credit Opportunities Fund
CQS ABS Feeder Fund
H2O MultiBonds
H2O MultiStrategies
SCIO Fund SICAV-FIS - SCIO Partners Fund
Secured Bond Fund

Best Europe-based Macro Hedge Fund
ADG Systematic Macro Fund
Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme
H2O Adagio
H2O Allegro
H2O Moderato
H2O Vivace
IPM Systematic Macro Fund
LGT Dynamic Protection Sub-Fund
North Emerging Markets Fund

Best European Long Short Equities Hedge Fund
Carmignac Portfolio Long-Short European Equities
Covalis Capital Master Fund
Ennismore European Smaller Companies Fund
Lasker Fund
Sierra Europe
TT Mid-Cap Europe Long Short Fund
Vivace Strategy

Best European Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund
ABCA Opportunities Fund
AHL Dimension (Cayman)
Aylett Prescient QI Hedge Fund
Fairtree Woodland Multi Strategy SNN QI Hedge Fund
Man AHL Multi Strategy Alternative IN
Victory Arcadia Fund
Winton Evolution Fund

Best New European Hedge Fund
Adrigo Small & Midcap L/S
AIP NCIS Active Alpha Retail Hedge Fund
Aspect Systematic Global Macro Fund
DB Platinum IV Selwood Market Neutral Credit
Nordic Cross Small Cap Edge
Obelisk Total Return Fund Ltd
SEB Eureka Fixed Income Relative Value IC DKK SEED
The Reaper Fund

Most Consistent Middle East & Africa-based Hedge Fund
Barak Structured Trade Finance Fund
Laurium Market Neutral Prescient RI Hedge Fund
Nautilus Fairtree Proton Retail Hedge Fund
Peregrine Capital Pure Hedge H4 QI Hedge Fund
X-Chequer SNN Duo Multi Strategy Retail Hedge Fund
X-Chequer SNN Market Neutral QI Hedge Fund

Most Consistent UCITS Hedge Fund
Bonafide Global Fish Fund
Ennismore European Smaller Companies Fund
H2O Allegro
H2O MultiBonds
Lyxor Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund
Norron Select Long Short Equity UCITS Fund
Rubrics Global Credit UCITS Fund
Threadneedle American Extended Alpha Fund
Tiber Diversified Program

Most Consistent UK-based Hedge Fund
Alcentra Structured Credit Opportunity Fund
Covalis Capital Master Fund
CSS Alpha Fund
Ennismore European Smaller Companies Fund
H2O MultiBonds
John Street Vantage Strategy
Polygon Convertible Opportunity Master Fund
Prestige Alternative Finance Fund

Best European Billion Dollar Hedge Fund
ADG Systematic Macro Fund
CQS ABS Feeder Fund
H2O Adagio
H2O Allegro
H2O MultiBonds
Luxembourg Life Fund

 

Asia Pacific

Best Asian Hedge Fund
Akito Fund JPY
FengHe Asia Fund
KS Asia Absolute Return Fund
L1 Capital Global Opportunities Fund
Longlead Absolute Return Fund
Pilgrim Investment Funds-SPC Ascent Global Futures
Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund
Sino Vision Greater China Market Neutral Fund

Best Greater China Hedge Fund
AD Greater China Alpha Fund
Credence Oriental QDII Program
Golden Pine Fund
Oasis Petrel Capital Greater China Fund
Sino Vision-Greater China Market Neutral Fund
SPQ Asia Opportunities Fund

Best India Hedge Fund
Avendus Absolute Return Fund
Edelweiss Alpha Fund
Enora Global Fund
Estee India Fund
Quintessential Master Fund

Best Singapore-based Hedge Fund
Akito Fund JPY
Ariana Global Arbitrage Fund
FengHe Asia Fund
Pilgrim Investment Funds-SPC Ascent Global Futures
Sentosa Asia Credit Fund

Best Japan Hedge Fund
Akito Fund JPY
Grid Japan Fund
Kainon Fund
M&S
MW Japan Market Neutral Fund
Nomura Japanese Equity Market Neutral

Best Asia ex-Japan Hedge Fund
Ally Bridge LB Healthcare Fund
Bright Stream Macro Fund
Estee I-Alpha
FengHe Asia Fund
HCM Rapier Fund
Orchard Landmark
Pinerion Managed Volatility Strategy
Pinpoint Multi-Strategy Fund
Sentosa Asia Credit Fund

Best Asia-based CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Fund
Edge Investment Management
PMC Managed Futures Segregated Portfolio
Simplex Equity Futures Strategy Fund
Sinopac Multi Strategy Quant Fund
The Merchant Commodity Fund

Best Asian Event Driven Hedge Fund
Athos Asia Event Driven Fund
M&S
Metrica Asia Event Driven Master Fund
Sandon Capital Activist Fund
The SFP Value Realization Fund

Best Asian Fixed Income Hedge Fund
China Orient Enhanced Income Fund
KS Korea Credit Fund
Mahogany Credit Fund
SA Alpha Challenger Trade Finance Segregated Portfolio
Silverhorn SICAV-SIF - Asian Lending Squared Fund
The Prism Income Fund
Vietnam Debt Fund SPC

Best Asia-based Global Macro Hedge Fund
Arete Macro Fund
Bright Stream Macro Fund
Counterpoint Asian Macro Fund
Entropy Global Macro Fund
HCM Rapier Fund
Ortus Currency Fund

Best Asian Long Short Equities Hedge Fund
Akito Fund JPY
FengHe Asia Fund
Golden Pine Fund
KIS Asia Long Short Fund
Sino Vision-Greater China Market Neutral Fund

Best Asian Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund
Edelweiss Alpha Fund
KS Asia Absolute Return Fund
L1 Capital Global Opportunities Fund
Pinpoint Multi-Strategy Fund
Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund

Best New Asian Hedge Fund
Avendus Enhanced Return Fund
Judah Value Activist Fund
QQQ Capital Fund
Seahawk China Dynamic Fund
Silverhorn Asian Growth Fund
Virema Capital Market Neutral Fund

Most Consistent Asia-based Hedge Fund
Akito Fund JPY
Credence Oriental QDII Program
Edelweiss Alpha Fund
FengHe Asia Fund
KS Asia Absolute Return Fund
Orchard Landmark
Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund
Sentosa Asia Credit Fund

Best Asian Billion Dollar Hedge Fund
Antipodes Global Fund
MW Japan Market Neutral Fund
Orchard Landmark
Segantii Asia-Pacific Equity Multi-Strategy Fund



Methodology and Judges Panel

Nominees for the Eurekahedge Global Hedge Fund Awards are selected through voting by an independent panel of judges. All hedge funds listed with Eurekahedge, operating as at end-March 2019, and having reported their latest performance and AUM numbers are eligible for nomination. Find out more about the methodology and judges here.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners of the Eurekahedge Global Hedge Fund Awards will be announced on 3 June 2019. Eurekahedge will publish and disseminate details about fund nominees and winners as part of the Global Hedge Fund Awards 2019 Magazine in collaboration with our industry partners and sponsors.

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