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Absolute UCITS unveils nominations for alternative UCITS awards


Initial nominations have been announced for the second Absolute UCITS Awards to recognise and honour the outstanding performers of the past year.

Big players such as Cazenove, Exane and Marshall Wace are strongly represented among the contenders in European equity, the largest category in the Absolute UCITS database by number of funds.

The biggest fund in the alternative UCITS universe, Standard Life’s $20 billion-plus blockbuster Global Absolute Return Strategies, is also a strong contender for the multi-strategy award.

Final nominations will be announced next month after performance figures have been collected, and the winners of the 10 categories