US firms dominate 10th annual InvestHedge Awards taking 80% of the prizes
Mon Nov 5, 2012
InvestHedge honours FoHFs, hedge funds and consultants in the glamorous setting of the British Museum in London last month with SSARIS in the limelight
walked away with the majority of the 19 prizes at the 10th
annual InvestHedge Awards for Performance Excellence held in
London for the first time on 3 October. Some 300 of the leading
players in the global hedge fund investment industry came
together at the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court in the British
Museum in London to find out who were best performers over the
last five years.
The majority of the awards were given for the best risk
adjusted performance among the global funds of hedge funds
universe over the last five years, a period when the global
fund of hedge funds industry as a whole was down 6.8% but there
were still many individual funds that delivered robust positive
The rationale for picking the five-year time horizon was
two-fold. Firstly, it incorporated both the financial crisis
and the long term after effects of the...
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