Blackstone, Canyon Capital, D. E. Shaw, Fortress and Goldman Sachs Among More Than Sixty Manager Nominees in Institutional Investor Magazine’s Hedge Fund Industry Awards

Institutional Investor magazine's announces 65 manager nominees in 14 categories in its 11th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

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New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2013

Institutional Investor magazine's announces 65 manager nominees in 14 categories in its 11th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. The awards recognize the hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, seeder firms, investment consultants, endowments, foundations, family offices, corporate funds, sovereign funds and public funds that stood out for their innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry in 2012, as well as Rising Stars of the industry whose individual accomplishments in, and contributions to, the industry make them standout among their peers and position them as future industry leaders.

Investor nominees, Rising Stars and Lifetime Achievement and Outstanding Contribution award winners will be announced in the coming weeks.

All will be honored and winners will be announced and awarded at a dinner and ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Hedge Fund Manager Categories and Nominees

Institutional Hedge Fund of the Year

Canyon Capital Advisors
D. E. Shaw & Co
Elliott Management Corp.
Farallon Capital Management
York Capital Management

Emerging Hedge Fund of the Year

Bow Street Partners
Grandmaster Capital Management
LibreMax Capital
Lyrical Asset Management
Marcato Capital Management

Equity-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year

Eminence Capital
Glenview Capital Management
Lansdowne Partners
Lone Pine Capital
Omega Advisors

Credit-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year

Canyon Capital Advisors
Contrarian Capital Management
GSO Capital Partners
Marathon Asset Management
Silver Point Capital

Relative Value Hedge Fund of the Year

Barnegat Fund Management
CQS
Metacapital Management
Pine River Capital Management
Tilden Park Capital Management

Multistrategy Hedge Fund of the Year

Citadel
Carlson Capital
D. E. Shaw & Co.
Highbridge Capital Management
Visium Asset Management

Event-Driven Hedge Fund of the Year

Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Appaloosa Management
Perry Capital
Taconic Capital Advisors
VR Capital Group

Activist Hedge Fund Firm of the Year

Cevian Capital
The Children’s Investment Fund Management (U.K.)
Jana Partners
Litespeed Management
Third Point

Hybrid Hedge Fund of the Year

Atalaya Capital Management
Avenue Capital Group
Centerbridge Partners
Fortress Investment Group
Strategic Value Partners

Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year, Systematic/Quantitative

AQR
Cantab Capital Partners
Kepos Capital
Man Group
OxFORD Asset Management

Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year, Discretionary

Black River Asset Management
Discovery Capital Management
Fortress Investment Group
MKP Capital Management
Odey Asst Management

Large Fund of Hedge Funds of the Year

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
SkyBridge Capital II
Rock Creek Group

Small Fund of Hedge Funds of the Year

Alternative Investment Management
Gapstow Capital Partners
Gorelick Brothers Capital
Ironwood Capital Management
van Biema Value Partners

Early Stage Hedge Fund Investor of the Year

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
IMQubator
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Grosvenor Capital Management
Reservoir Capital Group

Please visit the awards website for additional information: http://www.hedgefundindustryawards.com

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About Institutional Investor magazine
Now in its fifth decade, Institutional Investor has consistently distinguished itself among the world’s foremost financial publications with groundbreaking journalism and incisive writing that provides “must read” intelligence for a global audience. This award-winning magazine is essential reading for the world’s leading financiers, corporate executives and government officials, who rely on the breadth and depth of coverage that have made Institutional Investor such a premier publication. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com

About the Hedge Fund Industry Awards
For the past 11 years, the Hedge Fund Industry Awards have recognized the people and firms across the industry whose innovation, achievements and contributions made them stand out among their peers. Award honorees, nominees and winners are chosen by the editorial staff of Institutional Investor magazine based on their market intelligence, performance data and additional information received from the industry following a public call for nominations and survey of investors. http://www.hedgefundindustryawards.com


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