by November 1.
Many prior Funds to Watch have gone on to become hedge fund superstars, such as now-$2.05 billion Hayman Capital Management, $1.49 billion Hildene Capital Management and $1.45 billion Metacapital Management.
Submissions should include a pitch book with performance and biographical details, as well as each firm's contact information. The materials are used only for selection purposes and will not be posted or distributed.
As in prior years, to be considered funds must:
»» Be at least one year old.
»» Manage assets of less than $500 million, firmwide.
»» Have performance in excess of their strategy peers, ideally with no down years to date.
The origin of any and all submissions will be kept strictly confidential, unless the nominator asks to be identified.
Previous Funds to Watch:
2012: Altum, Light Street, Lyon Street, LionEye, Tusker
2011: Abundance, Central Square, Corre, Hildene, Silvercreek
2010: James Alpha, RiverNorth, Saturn, Global Credit Advisors, Metacapital
2009: Axel, Barnegat, Bearing, Brownstone, Cobia, Covepoint, Echo Bridge, Forum, Kingstown, Stelliam
2008: Braeside, Brookline, Coeus, HAM, Madden, Madison Realty, Shorewater, Spartan, Tiden, Tokum
2007: Alerian, Archer, Brenner West, Brick, Brightline, Cedar Ridge, Coliseum, Gargoyle, Hayman, Hudson Bay, Litmus, Rogge, Saddle Rock, Springhouse, Thesis, U Capital