Winners announced in Hedge Funds Review Americas Awards 2015

Victors lauded at Metropolitan Club event in New York on July 30

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At the Hedge Funds Review Americas Awards 2015, Citadel was named best overall hedge fund group and Campbell Trend Following Portfolio won hedge fund of the year, while the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board was recognised for its outstanding contribution to the industry and Millennium's Israel Englander was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Performance awards (single manager funds over one year)

Best equity market neutral hedge fund
Nipun Asia Total Return Fund (Nipun Capital)

Best long/short equity hedge fund
venBio Select Fund (venBio)

Best fixed income/credit hedge fund
TIG Securitized Asset Fund (TIG Advisors)

Best distressed hedge fund
Sound Point Beacon Fund (Sound Point Capital Management)

Best global macro hedge fund
Graham Proprietary Matrix (Graham Capital Management)

Best CTA/managed futures fund
Campbell & Co Trend Following Portfolio (Campbell & Company)

Best event driven hedge fund
LionEye Fund (LionEye Capital Management)

Best emerging markets hedge fund
NB Greater China Long/Short Equity Fund (Neuberger Berman)

Best multi-strategy hedge fund
Millennium USA (Millennium Management)

Best arbitrage hedge fund
Clinton Equity Strategies Fund (Clinton Group)

Hedge fund of the year
Campbell & Co Trend Following Portfolio (Campbell & Company)

Emerging manager awards (one year)

Best equity hedge emerging manager
Steamboat Capital Partners Fund (Steamboat Capital Partners)

Best event driven emerging manager
Green Owl Capital Management Fund (Green Owl Capital Management)

Best fixed income/credit emerging manager
Column Park Master Fund (Column Park Asset Management)

Best global macro emerging manager
SECOR Alpha Fund (SECOR Asset Management)

Emerging manager of the year
Steamboat Capital Partners Fund (Steamboat Capital Partners)

Long-term performance awards (single manager funds)

Best directional hedge fund over three years
venBio Select Fund (venBio)

Best directional hedge fund over 10 years
BNY Mellon ARX Long Short FIC FIM (BNY Mellon Asset Management)

Best non-directional hedge fund over three years
ZP Utility Fund (Zimmer Partners)

Best non-directional hedge fund over 10 years
ZP Utility Fund (Zimmer Partners)

Performance awards (funds of hedge funds)

Best diversified FoHF over one year
Alternative Investment Partners Absolute Return Fund (Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners)

Best diversified FoHF over three years
Turbo Multi Strategy Fund (James River Capital Corp)

Best diversified FoHF over 10 years
SkyBridge Legion Strategies (SkyBridge Capital)

Best specialist FoHF over one year
Morrocroft Special Opportunity Fund II (Gorelick Brothers Capital)

Best specialist FoHF over three years
Morrocroft Special Opportunity Fund II (Gorelick Brothers Capital)

Best specialist FoHF over 10 years
Pinnacle Natural Resources (Pinnacle Asset Management)

FoHF of the year
Morrocroft Special Opportunity Fund II (Gorelick Brothers Capital)

Qualitative awards

Best new hedge fund
Pacific Grove Capital

Most innovative hedge fund
Malachite Capital Management

Best investor relations team
Pershing Square Capital Management

Best overall group (single manager)
Citadel

Best overall group (fund of hedge funds)
Lighthouse Partners

Outstanding contribution from an institutional investor
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Lifetime achievement award
Izzy Englander, founder of Millennium Management

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