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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016 – The Winners

The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016 for excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another significant year for the sector.

The awards for managers, presented today in Pall Mall, London, were based on a shortlist of top performers during 2015 produced by Preqin,  which was put to vote by 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 industry's achievements are reflected in the winners of the Hedgeweek Awards 2016, as follows:

Best Long/Short Equity Strategy Hedge Fund – Sabre Fund Management
Best Long Bias Strategy Hedge Fund – RBR Capital Advisors
Best Value Oriented Strategy Hedge Fund – The Children's Investment Fund
Best Sector Focused Strategy Hedge Fund – Broadwalk Asset Management, LLP
Best 130/30 Strategy Hedge Fund – Cornerstone Capital Management, LLC
Best Long/Short Credit Strategies Hedge Fund – Capital Four Management Fondsmæglerselskab A/S
Best Fixed Income Credit Strategies Hedge Fund – S.E.A Asset Management Pte Ltd
Best Mortgage Backed Securites Strategies Hedge Fund – Semper Capital Management
Best Specialist Credit Strategies Hedge Fund – Serone Capital Management, LLP
Best Equity Market Neutral Hedge Fund – Saemor Capital
Best Fixed-Income Arbitrage Hedge Fund – PIMCO
Best Statistical Arbitrage Hedge Fund – Blue Diamond Asset Management AG
Best Convertible Arbitrage Hedge Fund – Quest Global Advisors
Best Macro Hedge Fund – Lyxor Asset Management
Best Commodities Hedge Fund – Martin Fund Management
Best Foreign Exchange Hedge Fund – Sequoia Capital Fund Management
Best Managed Futures/CTA Hedge Fund – Piquant Technologies
Best Insurance-Linked Strategies Hedge Fund – Securis Investment Partners
Best Multi-Strategy Fund of Hedge Funds – Enneking Asset Management
Best Single-Strategy Fund of Hedge Funds – Skënderbeg Alternative Investments AG
Best Systematic CTA – Da Vinci Invest
Best Discretionary CTA – Quaesta Capital
Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Fund – Dunn Capital Management
Best Event Driven Fund – Portland Hill Capital
Best Absolute Return Fund – Slater Investments Limited
Best "40 Act" Liquid Alternatives Fund – IndexIQ
Best Global Index Provider – MSCI
Best Global Hedge Fund Administrator – Opus Fund Services
Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator – Circle Investment Support Services B.V.
Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Fund Administrator – State Street Global Services
Best Liquid Alternatives "40 Act" Fund Administrator – SEI
Best Global Prime Broker – Cowen Prime Services LLC
Best Global Hedge Fund Research Provider – Preqin
Best Managed Accounts Platform – HedgeMark
Best Seeding Platform – Protégé Partners
Best Risk Management Software – Broadridge Financial Solutions
Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Systems – Nedelma Inc.
Best Managed Account Platform Technology – Lyxor
Best Global Trading Venue – Eurex
Best Global Accounting Firm – Anchin Block & Anchin LLP
Best Global Shadow Accounting Firm – QRMO
Best Global Regulatory Advisory Firm – Cordium
Best Offshore Regulatory Advisory Firm – DMS Offshore Investment Services
Best Global Cyber-security Services Provider – ACA Aponix
Best Global Cloud Services Provider – Capital Support Ltd.
Best Global Public Relations Firm – Peregrine Communications
Best Global Data Visualisation Software Provider – Pomerol Partners Ltd.
Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy – Sturgeon Ventures LLP
Best Global Law Firm – Sadis & Goldberg LLP
Best Offshore Law Firm – Ogier
Best Global Third Party Marketing Firm – Agecroft Partners

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