Thriving in tough times


Winners of the seventh annual AR Awards showed strong performance in a tricky climate.

By the AR editorial staff

It was another good year for Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates, which took home its second consecutive Management Firm of the Year trophy at the seventh annual AR Awards, held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on November 10. The Westport, Connecticut–based firm proved that size needn’t be a deterrent to performance, snagging another trophy for best macro fund for its Bridgewater Pure Alpha fund, which manages $58 billion.

Plenty of other A-list firms took home trophies, including Tiger Global Management (for the global equity category), Renaissance (fund of the year), Brevan