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Inaugural Hedgeweek USA Awards celebrate leaders of recovery

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The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 for excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers have honoured the US industry’s best performers and their ability to demonstrate consistency and depth of expertise against the backdrop of a more complex, but also potentially more rewarding, investment climate.

The awards, presented at a lunch at New York’s Gansevoort Hotel on Thursday, June 16, were decided by the votes of Hedgeweek’s nearly 20,000 US-based subscribers, who include institutional and high net worth investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians and advisers. 

The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 celebrate the industry’s recovery from its difficulties in 2008 and early 2009. As the keynote speaker, Sadis & Goldberg partner Ron S Geffner (pictured), noted, performance has recovered and capital inflows have helped assets under management to regain and even surpass the record levels seen three years ago.
 
The industry’s rebound over the past two years also reflects the ability of managers and service providers to handle the burdens of a more intrusive regulatory environment and to accommodate new investor requirements in areas such as transparency and liquidity.
 
The winners of the Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 are:
 
Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator: Admiral Administration
 
Best Convertible Arbitrage Fund Manager: Wolverine Asset Management
 
Best Market Neutral Fund Manager: Midway Group
 
Best Risk Management Software: SunGard APT
 
Best Credit Fund Manager: Third Eye Capital Management
 
Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Systems: Tradar
 
Best Long/Short Equity Fund Manager: Coghill Capital Management
 
Best Relative Value Fund Manager: Venus Capital Management
 
Best Distressed Securities Fund Manager: Citi Capital Advisors
 
Best Managed Futures (CTA) Fund Manager: Becker Asset Management
 
Best Multi-Strategy Fund Manager: Phalanx Capital Management
 
Best Absolute Return Fund Manager: NuWave Investment Management
 
Best Global Macro Fund Manager: MKP Capital Management
 
Best Event Driven Fund Manager: FrontFour Capital Group
 
Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Fund Manager: Dorchester Capital Advisors
 
Best Specialist Fund of Hedge Fund Manager: Lyrical Partners
 
Best Hedge Fund Administrator: JP Morgan Hedge Fund Services
 
Best Prime Broker: Pershing
 
Best Third Party Marketing Firm: Agecroft Partners
 
Best Managed Account Platform Technology: Eze Castle Integration
 
Best Accounting Firm: Rothstein Kass
 
Best Regulatory Advisory Firm: Kinetic Partners
 
Best Public Relations Firm: Walek & Associates
 
Best Law Firm: Sadis & Goldberg
 
Best Offshore Law Firm: Maples and Calder

 

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