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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018 - The Winners

The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018 for excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another significant year for the sector.

The winners, who were presented with their awards in London on 9 March, were decided by a poll of Hedgeweek readers, who include both investors and managers as well as other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, accountants and auditors, law firms, consultants and fund distributors. The final winners in both the manager and service provider categories were confirmed by the Hedgeweek team.

The winners of the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018 are:

Best Long/Short Equity Strategy Hedge Fund – Quadra Capital Partners
Best Long Bias Strategy Hedge Fund – Slater Investments Ltd
Best Value Orientated Strategy Hedge Fund – Cobia Capital
Best Long/Short Credit Strategy Hedge Fund – LMCG Investments
Best Fixed Income Credit Strategy Hedge Fund – Fair Oaks Capital
Best Mortgage Backed Securities Strategies Hedge Fund – East Lodge Capital
Best Specialist Credit Strategy Hedge Fund – Hildene Capital Management
Best Equity Market Neutral Hedge Fund – Gondor Capital Management LLP
Best Fixed Income Arbitrage Hedge Fund – Danske Bank Asset Management
Best Statistical Arbitrage Hedge Fund – Sabre Fund Management
Best Convertible Arbitrage Hedge Fund – Blue Diamond Asset Management
Best Macro Hedge Fund – Haidar Capital Management
Best Foreign Exchange Hedge Fund – Hathersage Capital Management LLC
Best Commodities Hedge Fund – Northlander Commodity Advisors LLP
Best Insurance-linked Strategies Hedge Fund – Pillar Capital Management Limited
Best Niche Hedge Fund – Altana Wealth
Best Multi Strategy Fund of Hedge Funds – Optima
Best Systematic CTAs – Steppenwolf Capital
Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Fund – ML Capital
Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Platform – ML Capital
Best Event Driven Fund – Sound Point Capital Management LP
Best Global Index Provider – FTSE Russell
Best Global Hedge Fund Administrator – SS&C
Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator – JP Fund Administration
Best Liquid Alternatives "40 Act" Fund Administrator – UMB Fund Services
Best Global Prime Broker – Cowen Prime Services LLC
Best Specialist Market Prime Broker – Invast Global
Best Outsourced Trading Provider – JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC
Best Global Hedge Fund research Provider – Wedbush
Best Managed Accounts Platform – HedgeMark
Best Seeding Platform – Tages Capital LLP
Best Risk Management Software Firm/Supplier – Derivitec Ltd
Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Systems Firm/Supplier – FundCount LLC
Best Global Trading Venue – Eurex
Best Global Accounting Firm – EisnerAmper LLP
Best Global Shadow Accounting Firm – Viteos
Best Global Regulatory Advisory Firm – Cordium
Best Offshore Regulatory Advisory Firm – DMS Governance
Best Global Cyber-Security Services Provider – Duff & Phelps
Best Global Cloud Services Provider – Align
Best Global Public Relations Firm – CitySavvy
Best Global Data Visualisation software Provider – Broadridge Financial Solutions
Best Global Consultant in business Strategy – Draycliffe
Best Global Insurance Provider – Iron Cove Partners
Best Global Law Firm – Seward & Kissel LLP
Best Offshore Law Firm – Harneys
Best Global Third Party Marketing Firm – Agecroft Partners 

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