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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2014 – The Winners

The Hedgeweek USA Award 2014s, presented today in NYC, brought together the leading names in the US 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 USA Awards 2014 are:

Best macro manager: Noctura Partners
Best event driven activist manager: Trian Fund Management
Best event driven merger arbitrage manager: Paulson & Co
Best event driven distressed manager: Phoenix Investment Adviser
Best event driven multi-strategy manager: Sabra Capital Partners
Best relative value convertible bond arbitrage manager: Quest Global Advisors
Best relative value volatility arbitrage manager: Daniel Capital Management
Best relative value multi strategy manager: Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
Best equity short bias manager: Doherty Advisors 
Best equity market neutral manager: Bayou City Capital
Best alternative UCITs manager: Southeastern Asset Management
Best diversified fund of hedge funds manager: Harvest Capital Strategy
Best specialist fund of hedge funds manager: Optima Fund Management
Best CTA: Dunn Capital Management
Best North American Index Provider: HFRX
Best North American hedge fund administrator: SEI
Best Offshore hedge fund administrator: Meridian Fund Services
Best North American prime broker: Goldman Sachs
Best North American hedge fund research provider: HFR
Best Managed Accounts Platform: Lyxor Asset Management
Best Seeding Platform: IMQ Investment Management
Best risk management software firm/supplier: Liquid Holdings
Best fund accounting and reporting systems firm/supplier: Advent 
Best managed account platform technology firm/supplier: Eze Castle Integration
Best North American accounting firm: Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP
Best North American regulatory advisory firm: Rothstein Kass
Best Offshore regulatory advisory firm (joint winners): DMS Offshore, Walkers Global
Best North American Trading Venue: Liquidnet
Best North American public relations firm: Frumerman & Nemeth Inc
Best North American insurance provider: Crystal & Company
Best North American law firm: Sadis & Goldberg
Best Offshore law firm: Mourant Ozannes
Best North American third party marketing firm: Agecroft Partners

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