A number of new names emerge as final contenders.[UPDATE: AR AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED HERE]
It is a long-held belief in the hedge fund industry that the larger a fund gets, the harder it is to deliver strong returns. But if the nominees for the 2010 AR Awards are anything to go by, size may not be quite as big an obstacle to performance as some believe.
While a number of new names have emerged as final contenders, this year’s competition is heavily populated with funds from some of the most well-established players in the industry. These marquee names, along with some