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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014 – The Winners

The fifth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented today in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Lyxor Asset Management, brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2013.

With 2014 starting positively for many hedge fund sectors, the industry is reaping the benefits of responding positively to growing regulatory demands while focusing on generating results for investors.

The awards were determined by the votes of Hedgeweek's 41,000 subscribers, who include institutional investors, wealth managers, fund managers and other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians, law firms, custodians and advisers.

The winners of the Hedgeweek Awards 2014 are:
 
Best Macro Manager – Blue Sky Capital Management
Best Event Driven Activist Manager – Third Point LLC
Best Event Driven Merger Arbitrage Manager – Paulson & Co
Best Event Driven Distressed Manager – Dromeus Capital Group
Best Event Driven Multi-Strategy Manager – Cygnus Asset Management SGIIC, SA
Best Relative Value Convertible Bond Manager – Jabre Capital Partners
Best Relative Value Volatility Arbitrage Manager – Antecedo Asset Management
Best Relative Value Fixed Income Arbitrage Manager – Danske Invest Hedge Fixed Income Strategies
Best Relative Value Multi-Strategy Manager – Stratton Street Capital LLP
Best Equity Short Bias Manager – Doherty Advisers 
Best Equity Market Neutral Manager – Bayou City Capital
Best Managed Futures CTA – Mulvaney  Management
Best Absolute Return Manager – Lyxor Asset Management
Best UCITS- Compliant Product – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Best Diversified Fund of Funds Manager – Advance Emerging Capital
Best Specialist Fund of Hedge Funds Manager – Gottex Asset Management
Best Index Provider – HFRI
Best North American Hedge Funds Administrator – UMB Fund Services
Best Asian Hedge Funds Administrator – JP Fund Administration
Best European Hedge Funds Administrator – Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services 
Best Offshore Hedge Funds Administrator – Opus Fund Services
Best North American Prime Broker – Concept Capital Markets LLC
Best European Prime Broker – BNP Paribas
Best Asian Prime Broker – Barclays
Best Managed Accounts Platform – Lyxor Asset Management
Best UCITS Platform – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Best Seeding Platform – IMQubator
Best Risk Management Software – Liquid Holdings
Best Fund Accounting & Reporting System – Advent Software
Best Managed Accounts Platform Technology – SunGard's Hedge360
Best European Trading Venue – XETRA Deutsche Börse Cash Market
Best North American Trading Venue – NYSE Arca
Best North American Accounting Firm – Anchin,Block & Anchin LLP
Best European Accounting Firm – KPMG
Best North American Regulatory Advisory Firm – Oyster Consulting, LLC
Best European Regulatory Advisory Firm – Cordium
Best Offshore Regulatory Advisory Firm – DMS Offshore Investment Services
Best North American Public Relations Firm – WALEKPeppercomm
Best European Public Relations Firm – Peregrine Communications
Best North American Law Firm – Proskauer Rose LLP
Best European Law Firm – Clifford Chance 
Best Offshore Law Firm – Mourant Ozannes
Best Third Party Marketing Firm – Agecroft Partners

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