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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016 – The Winners

The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016, presented on 15 September 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.

While the markets continue to pose challenges for both managers and investors, the industry is reaping the benefits of responding positively to growing regulatory demands while focusing on generating non-correlated results for investors.

The awards were determined by the votes of Hedgeweek's 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 2016 are:

Best Macro CTA Fund – Hathersage Capital Management LLC
Best Event Driven Value Orientated Fund – Bienville Capital Management, LLC
Best Event Driven Merger Arbitrage Fund – Touchstone Merger Arbitrage Fund
Best Event Driven Distressed Fund – Hildene Capital Management
Best Relative Value Convertible Arbitrage Fund – SSI Investment Management
Best Credit Fund – CKC Capital 
Best Equity Short Bias Fund – Kerrisdale Capital
Best Equity Market Neutral Fund – Ouroboros Equity Partners
Best Fund of Hedge Funds – Cambridge Associates 
Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Funds – Titan Advisors, LLC
Best Specialist Fund of Hedge Funds – equinox LLC
Best Multi Strategy Fund – Wilshire Associates
Best Liquid Alternatives "40 Act" Fund – The Archstone Partners
Best Global Macro Fund – Passport Capital, LLC
Best Equity Long/Short Fund – Eversept Partners, LLC
Best North American index provider – IndexIQ
Best Fixed Income Fund – Maritime Capital LLC
Best Activist Hedge Fund – Blue Harbour Group
Best Mortgage Backed Securities Fund – Bayview Asset Management, LLC
Best FX Fund – Currency Insight Ltd
Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator – (Joint winners) Maitland, Opus Fund Services
Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator – IKONIC Fund Services
Best Liquid Alternatives "40 Act" Fund AdministratorSEI
Best North American Prime Broker – Cowen Prime Services, LLC
Best North American Hedge Fund Research Provider – Wedbush Prime
Best Managed Accounts Platform – Gemini Alternative Funds, LLC
Best Seeding Platform – Protégé Partners, LLC
Best Risk Management Software Firm – Imagine Software Inc.
Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Systems Firm – FundCount LLC
Best Managed Account platform Technology FirmSEI
Best North American Trading Venue Nasdaq
Best North American Accounting FirmAnchin Block & Anchin LLP
Best North American Regulatory Advisory Firm – Grant Thornton LLP
Best Offshore Regulatory Advisory firm – ACA Compliance Group
Best North American Cyber-Security Services Provider – ACA Aponix
Best North American Cloud Services Provider – Abacus Group, LLC
Best North American Public Relations FirmEdelman
Best North American Data Visualisation Software ProviderBroadridge Financial Solutions 
Best North American Insurance Provider – Crystal & Company
Best North American Law Firm – Sadis & Goldberg LLP
Best Offshore Law Firm – Walkers
Best North American Third Party Marketing Firm Meyler Capital


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