Top fund managers lead the list of winners at first Absolute UCITS Awards


London, 16 June 2011 - Odey Asset Management led the line-up of winners at the first Absolute UCITS Awards last night, which were presented at a champagne reception and awards ceremony held on 15 June 2011 at the London Stock Exchange.

The CF Odey UK Absolute Return fund, which is managed by James Hanbury, won the top award for Fund of the Year. The fund produced the best returns in European equity at 27.94% during the 12-month qualifying period from May 2010 to April 2011.

European equity is by far the biggest category in the UCITS absolute return