Absolute UCITS, a sister publication to EuroHedge, has announced the initial nominations for its Alternative UCITS Awards 2011/12.
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.
And the largest fund in the alternative UCITS universe, Standard Life's $20 billion-plus Global Absolute Return Strategies vehicle, is among the contenders for the multi-strategy award.
There are also categories dedicated to Asian and emerging market equity, global equity, managed futures, macro, credit, and event-driven. The award for overall fund