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The 'Hedgeweek Awards 2010' special report comprises 18 seperate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Hedgeweek Awards 2010 - The winners

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:40

Best Hedge Fund Administrator Fortis Prime Fund Solutions »

Henry Pizzutello chief investment officer Centaur Performance Group

Playing defence in a rally

Wed, 05/05/2010 - 06:03

 Following a period in which high-yield corporates and equities have rallied roughly 80 per cent off their lows, much of the ‘easy money’ has already been made. »

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Hedge fund managers move cautiously in an uncertain world

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:31

 While the crisis that afflicted the hedge fund sector in 2008 and early 2009 may be essentially over, with market conditions remaining volatile and investors still cautious, there is no prosp »

Tom Zdon is vice-president for solution consulting and business development with Advent Software

Collaboration across the hedge fund ecology

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:27

  Advent has been investing heavily in its platform for a number of years, working with industry leaders on building out our functionality. It is the strength of our relationships with our client partners and working with them that has led to our position in this space. »

Ronald Oman is head of external relations for the managed account platform at Lyxor Asset Management

Building on the platform

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:23

 Today’s financial era has brought out the importance of the role of managed account platforms in the alternative investment industry. »

Paul Compton is head of product management at SunGard’s alternative investments business

Risk protection to help focus on alpha

Sun, 25/04/2010 - 16:21

 Everyone’s talking about risk. Investors are asking about it, and it’s no longer enough that managers simply report on risk. »

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Risk management at heart of outperformance through the crisis

Sun, 25/04/2010 - 16:18

Appreciation of the importance of risk management before it was brutally brought home to the industry in 2007 and 2008 was central to the ability of many of those hedge fund and fund of funds manag »

Lisa Anderson is a managing director and head of product management and marketing for the Americast at Citi Capital Advisors

Super strategies for the new era

Sun, 25/04/2010 - 16:07

Recent events in the world economy and in Western politics have led to an increase in global volatility. »

Max Gottschalk is head of European business at Gottex Funds

Dynamic strategy decisions at play

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:04

 The Gottex flagship market neutral products, which now have a track record exceeding 10 years, demonstrated excellent performance last year, outperforming all major fund of funds indices by b »

Glen Dailey is head of Jefferies’ prime brokerage unit

Positive outlook for prime brokerage business

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 16:01

 Jefferies picked up the award for Best Prime Broker at the 2010 Hedgeweek Awards, and we are thankful for the recognition shown by our clients for outstanding service and the quality platform »

Charlie Woolnough is European regional director of Fortis Prime Fund Solutions

Robust relationships key to fund administration success

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:59

 Fortis Prime Fund Solutions’ receipt of the Best Hedge Fund Administrator award at the 2010 Hedgeweek Awards is a result of our uniqueness. »

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Institutional attitudes to the fore in the post-crisis world

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:54

 In the space of less than three years, the landscape of the hedge fund industry has changed fundamentally. »

Chris Cattermole is Geneva sales manager for Advent Software EMEA

The Geneva connection

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:37

 Advent has long been a key provider to the buy-side industry, and we have seen significant changes in the levels of service firms are providing to their institutional and high net worth clien »

Paul Compton is head of product management at SunGard’s alternative investments business

Hedge fund accounting in the investor’s spotlight

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:34

 Transparency is one of the watchwords of the age. »

Steve Kass is co-managing principal of Rothstein Kass

Working in harmony for long-term success

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:30

 Rothstein Kass was voted Best Accounting Firm in the inaugural hedge fund service provider awards conducted by Hedgeweek based on voting by registered users. »

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Traditional structures under challenge as industry looks to the future

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:26

 One of the most striking changes that has emerged within the hedge fund industry in response to the upheavals of the past three years is a rethink of the structures through which managers off »

Jonathan Havice is managing partner of Interlachen Capital

Trading opportunity for multi-strategy fund

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:20

 Investcorp and Interlachen are proud to accept the award as Best Multi-Strategy Fund in the 2010 Hedgeweek Awards, recognising the excellent returns produced by the Investcorp Interlachen Mul »

Thomas Walek

Standing out from the crowd

Thu, 22/04/2010 - 15:18

For more than a decade, hedge funds of every size and strategy have turned to Walek & Associates to look after their visibility, reputation and brand. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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