Awards Performance

Absolute Return Awards finalized: D. E. Shaw, Appaloosa, Lombard Odier squeak in for shot at honors

by Amal Robleh

Nominees include hedge fund industry's biggest stars.

York Capital Management's Jamie Dinan accepts his trophy at the 2011 AR Awards. The York Credit Opportunities Fund won the award for long-term performance (10 years). That fund is again nominated in that category and for Distressed fund of the year. (Photo: John Marolakos for AR)

And they're off!

The wait is over and the final nominees for the Absolute Return Awards for 2012 have been revealed. High-performing managers added to the line-up of contenders include Appaloosa Management, Coatue Management, the