Hedge Funds Review European FoHF Awards: The winners

Best European funds of hedge funds announced

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The winners of the European FoHF awards

December 18, 2015: Updates with links to profiles of award winners.

Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings won best overall group at the Hedge Funds Review European Fund of Hedge Funds awards on November 19, with chief executive Rick Sopher also winning the award for outstanding contribution to the industry. 

The award for fund of hedge funds of the year went to Stenham Healthcare.

Winners were chosen using qualitative and quantitative criteria by a panel of judges chaired by Hedge Funds Review. This year’s panellists were Patrick Ghali, managing partner and co-founder at Sussex Partners; Tushar Patel, chief investment officer and managing director at Hedge Funds Investment Management; Christopher Rossbach, managing partner at J Stern & Company; and Dominik von Eynern, partner at Blu Family Office. 

The 2015 winners are:

One year (July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015)  

Best sub-$100m FoHF
LGT Crown Distressed Credit Opportunities – Class O (USD) (LGT Capital Partners)

Best fixed income FoHF
Orbita Capital Return Strategy Limited (Aberdeen Asset Managers)

Best global macro FoHF
SAPIC Global Macro Master Fund (Credit Suisse)

Best managed futures/CTA FoHF
Abbey Capital Futures Strategy Fund – Class I (Abbey Capital)

Best emerging markets FoHF
FIM Orient Alpha – Class A (FIM Asset Management)

Best Ucits-compliant FoHF
Credit Suisse (Lux) Prima Multi-Strategy Fund (Credit Suisse)

Best long/short equity FoHF under $500m
Tages Platinum Growth (Tages Capital)

Best diversified FoHF under $500m
Kairos Multi-Strategy Limited (Kairos Partners)

Best diversified FoHF over $500m 
All Weather (Axa Investment Managers)

FoHF of the Year
Stenham Healthcare (Stenham Advisors)

Three years (July 1, 2012–June 30, 2015)

Best specialist FoHF under $500m over three years
Narrapuno SPC – Spectrum (Ayaltis)

Best specialist FoHF over $500m over three years
Prima Capital Fund – Class A – USD (Fundana)

Best diversified FoHF under $500m over three years
Thalia Alternative Sicav Arbitrage Opportunities (Thalia)

Best diversified FoHF over $500m over three years
All Weather (AXA Investment Managers)

Ten years (July 1, 2005–June 30, 2015) Best specialist FoHF under $500m over 10 years
Culross Global Arbitrage Fund – GBP (Culross Global Investment Management)

Best specialist FoHF over $500m over 10 years
ACL Alternative Fund Share Class A (Abbey Capital)

Best diversified FoHF under $500m over 10 years
Culross Global Fund (Culross Global Investment Management)

Best diversified FoHF over $500m over 10 years
All Weather (Axa Investment Managers)

Qualitative awards

Best new FoHF
Pictet Select – Global Long/ Short Equity

Best investor relations team
Kairos Partners

Best advisory team
Goldman Sachs Asset Management Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS)

Best Ucits platform
Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions Ucits Platform (Merrill Lynch International)

Best managed accounts platform
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Liquid Alternatives Platform (Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management)

Best seeder
Tages Capital

Best institutional FoHF provider
Axa Investment Managers

Best HNWI/private client FoHF provider
Goldman Sachs Asset Management Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS)

Best bespoke FoHF provider
Amundi Alternative Investments

Best overall group
Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings

Outstanding contribution to the FoHF industry
Rick Sopher (Edmond de Rothschild)

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