As the inaugural Absolute Return Awards Dinner
draws closer on November 1, the big brand names are lining up
to fill the final list of nominations
With only one month of data still to count, the competition
is heating up for the inaugural Absolute Return Awards, which
will be presented at a dinner on November 1 at Gotham Hall in
New York. With the numbers for August now taken into account,
the funds that are likely to figure in the final nominations
are becoming clearer - with many of the biggest brand names in
the hedge fund business well ahead.
A number of new names are forcing their way into contention
with continued strong performance, as the provisional list
published last month is changing. Those in the running now
include King Street Capital and Ore Hill Partners in the huge
arbitrage, convertibles and event-driven sector, and Quadrangle
Group in the fixed-income,...