Hedge Funds

Absolute Return Awards finalized: D. E. Shaw, Ellington and Magnetar join lineup

by Amal Robleh

Seventy-seven hedge fund firms will seek glory at Gotham Hall.

[UPDATE: Award winners announced]

   Absolute Return Symposium
 Guests dine at the 2013 awards in the rotunda of Gotham Hall in New York City.
Member's of Citadel's award-winning team celebrate at the 2012 Awards ceremony (Photos: Axel Depeux)
May the odds be ever in your favor!
Though a Hunger Games-style battle to the death may not be on the cards at this year's Absolute Return Awards, the competition will be fierce. Worthy contenders now include D. E. Shaw Group, Ellington Management Group, JANA Partners and Magnetar Capital. 
There are now seven contenders for Management