EuroHedge Awards 2008

Venue: Grosvenor House Hotel
Location: London
Dates: Thursday, 29 January 2009 - Thursday, 29 January 2009

BlueCrest, Brevan Howard, Horseman and Trafalgar Asset Managers led the line-up of winners at the annual EuroHedge Awards – which were announced and presented at a dinner and awards ceremony held in London that was attended by some 800 leading figures in the hedge fund industry. Brevan Howard won the Fund of the Year award, while BlueCrest won the Management Firm of the Year award. Horseman and Trafalgar each won two awards, reflecting the strong performances of both groups during the year. The EuroHedge Awards for 2008, now in their eighth year, paid recognition to those funds that had achieved the best risk-adjusted performance across a range of strategy areas in an exceptionally tough year for hedge funds and for the financial industry.


 

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Winners:

UK EQUITY
AlphaGen Octanis

 

SMALL CAP
BlackRock UK Emerging Companies

 

EUROPEAN EQUITY (under $500m)
Granada Europe

 

EUROPEAN EQUITY (over $500m)
Brummer & Partners Futuris

 

GLOBAL EQUITY
TT Financials

 

EMERGING MARKET EQUITY
Horseman Emerging Market Opportunities

 

EVENT DRIVEN
Deephaven European Event Driven

 

EQUITY MARKET NEUTRAL & QUANT STRATEGIES
GLC Gestalt Europe

 

MANAGED FUTURES
BlueTrend

 

CONVERTIBLE & VOLATILITY STRATEGIES
SGAM AI Short Bias

 

MIXED ARBITRAGE & MULTI-STRATEGY
Trafalgar Special Situations

 

FIXED INCOME
Pelagus Capital

 

CREDIT, DISTRESSED AND EMERGING MARKET DEBT
CQS ABS

 

EXOTIC STRATEGIES
Securis 1

 

COMMODITIES
Krom River Commodity Fund

 

GLOBAL MACRO
Pivot Global Value

 

NEW FUND OF THE YEAR - EQUITY STRATEGIES
Trafalgar Azri

 

NEW FUND OF THE YEAR - ARBITRAGE, RELATIVE VALUE & MACRO
BlueGold Global

 

LONG TERM PERFORMANCE
Horseman Global

 

MANAGEMENT FIRM OF THE YEAR
BlueCrest Capital Management

 

FUND OF THE YEAR
Brevan Howard