16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards June 28, 2018 • New York City

 

Institutional Investor magazine's 16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards recognizes the hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, investment consultants, endowments, foundations, corporate funds, public funds, sovereign funds and rising stars that stood out for their performance innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry in the past year.

 

Award nominees will be honored and winners announced and awarded at a dinner and ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Last year's event hosted more than 450 industry leaders.

 

We hope you'll be a part of this year's night of networking and celebration!

 

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception

7:30 pm Awards Dinner & Ceremony

 

 

HEDGE FUND ALLOCATOR AWARDS

 

Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Year Winner:

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.

Finalists:

China Investment Corporation (CIC)

Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GIC)

Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)

Qatar Investment Authority

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)

 

Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year Winner:

Gregory Dowling, Fund Evaluation Group

Finalists:

Jim Vos, Aksia

John Claisse, Albourne Partners

Michael Larsen, Cambridge Associates

Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater

 

Corporate Plan of the Year Winner:

Boeing Co.

Finalists:

IBM Corp.

Michelin Group

Raytheon Co.

Western Union Co.

 

Endowment of the Year Winner:

University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO)

Finalists:

The J. Paul Getty Trust

Northwestern University

Penn State Office of Investment Management

Texas Tech University System

 

Foundation of the Year Winner:

MacArthur Foundation

Finalists:

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Carnegie Hall Foundation

Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto

The Kresge Foundation

 

Health Care System of the Year Winner:

Children's Health (Dallas)

Finalists:

Ascension Investment Management

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Cleveland Clinic

Hartford HealthCare

 

Insurance Investor of the Year Winner:

MetLife

Finalists:

Axis Capital

Farmers Insurance

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.

 

Public Plan of the Year, Large Winner:

Texas Municipal Retirement System

Finalists:

Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board

State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Utah Retirement Systems

 

Public Plan of the Year, Small Winner:

Orange County Employees Retirement System

Finalists:

Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island

Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado

Maine Public Employees Retirement System

 

 

 

 

HEDGE FUND MANAGEMENT AWARDS

 

Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Third Point

Finalists:

Canyon Partners

Citadel

Millennium Management

TCI Fund Management

 

Emerging Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Suvretta Capital Management

Finalists:

EcoR1 Capital

Lunia Capital

Melvin Capital Management

SQN Investors

 

Large Fund-of-Hedge-Funds Manager of the Year Winner:

Blackstone Group

Finalists:

Franklin Templeton Investments

Morgan Stanley Investment Management

PAAMCO

Rock Creek Group

 

Boutique Fund-of-Hedge-Funds Manager of the Year Winner:

Silver Creek Capital Management

Finalists:

Gapstow Capital Partners

Greenlight Masters

Ironwood Capital Management

Morgan Creek Capital Management

 

Outsourced CIO of the Year Winner:

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Finalists:

Cambridge Associates

HighVista Strategies

Partners Capital

Perella Weinberg Partners

 

Hedge Fund GP Investor of the Year Winner:

Blackstone Group

Finalists:

Dyal Capital Partners

Reservoir Capital Group

Paloma Partners

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors

 

Equity-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Tiger Global Management

Finalists:

Coatue Management

Impala Asset Management

Light Street Capital

Perceptive Advisors

 

Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Napier Park Global Capital

Finalists:

Chatham Asset Management

Marathon Asset Management

MidOcean Credit Partners

Silver Point Capital

 

Hybrid Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Viking Global Opportunities

Finalists:

Cerberus Capital Management

Drawbridge Special Opportunities Funds

Valiant Capital Management

Vivo Capital

 

Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Elliott Management Corp.

Finalists:

Canyon Partners

Citadel

The D. E. Shaw Group

Millennium Management

 

Relative-Value Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

One William Street Capital Management

Finalists:

Citadel Global Fixed Income Fund

Paloma Partners

Pimco Tactical Opportunities Fund

Waterfall Asset Management

 

Activist Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

TCI Fund Management

Finalists:

Marcato Capital Management

Starboard Value

Toscafund Asset Management

ValueAct Capital Management

 

Event-Driven Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Elliott Management

Finalists:

Gates Capital Management

Owl Creek Asset Management

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management

Strategic Value Partners

 

Macro Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Pharo Management

Finalists:

Element Capital Management

Emso Asset Management

Haidar Capital Management

Massar Capital Management

 

Quantitative Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Renaissance Technologies

Finalists:

The D. E. Shaw Group

Man AHL Evolution

PDT Partners

Two Sigma

 

 

 

 

HONOREES

 

Manager Lifetime Achievement Award

M. Elaine Crocker

President, Moore Capital Management

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Allocator Lifetime Achievement Award

David Villa

Chief Investment Officer, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

View Coverage

 

 

 

 

RISING STARS

 

Angela Aldrich

Teca Partners

Steven Boyd

Armistice Capital

Sarah Carne

Future Fund Management Agency (Australia)

Charmaine Chin

K2 Advisors

Lawrence Cinamon

Aksia

Julie Hong Clayton

TPG Capital

Jesse Cohn

Elliott Management

Lucy DeStefano

Soros Fund Management

Andy Frank

Fortress Investment Group

Jamil French

Rainmaker Securities

Ryan Israel

Pershing Square Capital Management

Lauren Jacobson

Columbia Investment Management Company

Brian Jandrucko

The Church Pension Fund

Jay Kahn

Light Street Capital

Ela Karahasanoglu

Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

Jane Kim

Canyon Partners

Woodrow Levin

3.0 Capital

Amish Mehta

SQN Investors

Darrel Pfeifauf

Summit Strategies Group

Li Ran

Half Sky Capital

David Rosen

Rubric Capital Management

Josh Segal

Paloma Partners

Sheetal Sharma

Tourbillon Capital Partners

Ed Shim

Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Noah Snyder

Incline Global

Jamie Sterne

Skye Global Management

Jet Theriac

Lanternback Capital

Justin Udelhofen

Durant Partners

Keith Weiner

Suvretta Capital Management

Chris Winiarz

Lakeview Capital Management

 

 

Institutional Investor begins the voting process with a public call for nominations; the editorial staff concurrently develops a list of candidates based on its knowledge of the firms and institutions, as well as on discussions with its wide network of industry sources. The staff then vets each of the nominations, as well as its internally generated candidates, based on how strongly it believes the candidates meet a wide range of criteria for their respective categories. The staff puts particular emphasis on performance over the past three years, with special consideration given to the most recent year. Once the nominees are publicly announced, the magazine group then conducts a wide survey of U.S. institutional investors and invites them to vote for the manager nominees. Hedge fund managers are also invited to vote for the investor nominees. Institutional Investor's editorial staff analyzes the results of the voting to determine the winners, which are announced at the annual awards dinner and ceremony.

 

Voting on the finalists will be open from May 7–18, 2018. If you would like to request a ballot, please email: hedgefundawards@institutionalinvestor.com.

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16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards June 28, 2018 • New York City

 

Institutional Investor magazine's 16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards recognizes the hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, investment consultants, endowments, foundations, corporate funds, public funds, sovereign funds and rising stars that stood out for their performance innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry in the past year.

 

Award nominees will be honored and winners announced and awarded at a dinner and ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Last year's event hosted more than 450 industry leaders.

 

We hope you'll be a part of this year's night of networking and celebration!

 

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception

7:30 pm Awards Dinner & Ceremony

 

 

HEDGE FUND ALLOCATOR AWARDS

 

Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Year Winner:

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.

Finalists:

China Investment Corporation (CIC)

Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GIC)

Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)

Qatar Investment Authority

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)

 

Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year Winner:

Gregory Dowling, Fund Evaluation Group

Finalists:

Jim Vos, Aksia

John Claisse, Albourne Partners

Michael Larsen, Cambridge Associates

Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater

 

Corporate Plan of the Year Winner:

Boeing Co.

Finalists:

IBM Corp.

Michelin Group

Raytheon Co.

Western Union Co.

 

Endowment of the Year Winner:

University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO)

Finalists:

The J. Paul Getty Trust

Northwestern University

Penn State Office of Investment Management

Texas Tech University System

 

Foundation of the Year Winner:

MacArthur Foundation

Finalists:

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Carnegie Hall Foundation

Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto

The Kresge Foundation

 

Health Care System of the Year Winner:

Children's Health (Dallas)

Finalists:

Ascension Investment Management

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Cleveland Clinic

Hartford HealthCare

 

Insurance Investor of the Year Winner:

MetLife

Finalists:

Axis Capital

Farmers Insurance

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.

 

Public Plan of the Year, Large Winner:

Texas Municipal Retirement System

Finalists:

Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board

State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Utah Retirement Systems

 

Public Plan of the Year, Small Winner:

Orange County Employees Retirement System

Finalists:

Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island

Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado

Maine Public Employees Retirement System

 

 

 

 

HEDGE FUND MANAGEMENT AWARDS

 

Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Third Point

Finalists:

Canyon Partners

Citadel

Millennium Management

TCI Fund Management

 

Emerging Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Suvretta Capital Management

Finalists:

EcoR1 Capital

Lunia Capital

Melvin Capital Management

SQN Investors

 

Large Fund-of-Hedge-Funds Manager of the Year Winner:

Blackstone Group

Finalists:

Franklin Templeton Investments

Morgan Stanley Investment Management

PAAMCO

Rock Creek Group

 

Boutique Fund-of-Hedge-Funds Manager of the Year Winner:

Silver Creek Capital Management

Finalists:

Gapstow Capital Partners

Greenlight Masters

Ironwood Capital Management

Morgan Creek Capital Management

 

Outsourced CIO of the Year Winner:

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Finalists:

Cambridge Associates

HighVista Strategies

Partners Capital

Perella Weinberg Partners

 

Hedge Fund GP Investor of the Year Winner:

Blackstone Group

Finalists:

Dyal Capital Partners

Reservoir Capital Group

Paloma Partners

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors

 

Equity-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Tiger Global Management

Finalists:

Coatue Management

Impala Asset Management

Light Street Capital

Perceptive Advisors

 

Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Napier Park Global Capital

Finalists:

Chatham Asset Management

Marathon Asset Management

MidOcean Credit Partners

Silver Point Capital

 

Hybrid Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Viking Global Opportunities

Finalists:

Cerberus Capital Management

Drawbridge Special Opportunities Funds

Valiant Capital Management

Vivo Capital

 

Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Elliott Management Corp.

Finalists:

Canyon Partners

Citadel

The D. E. Shaw Group

Millennium Management

 

Relative-Value Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

One William Street Capital Management

Finalists:

Citadel Global Fixed Income Fund

Paloma Partners

Pimco Tactical Opportunities Fund

Waterfall Asset Management

 

Activist Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

TCI Fund Management

Finalists:

Marcato Capital Management

Starboard Value

Toscafund Asset Management

ValueAct Capital Management

 

Event-Driven Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Elliott Management

Finalists:

Gates Capital Management

Owl Creek Asset Management

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management

Strategic Value Partners

 

Macro Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Pharo Management

Finalists:

Element Capital Management

Emso Asset Management

Haidar Capital Management

Massar Capital Management

 

Quantitative Hedge Fund Manager of the Year Winner:

Renaissance Technologies

Finalists:

The D. E. Shaw Group

Man AHL Evolution

PDT Partners

Two Sigma

 

 

 

 

HONOREES

 

Manager Lifetime Achievement Award

M. Elaine Crocker

President, Moore Capital Management

View Coverage

 

Allocator Lifetime Achievement Award

David Villa

Chief Investment Officer, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

View Coverage

 

 

 

 

RISING STARS

 

Angela Aldrich

Teca Partners

Steven Boyd

Armistice Capital

Sarah Carne

Future Fund Management Agency (Australia)

Charmaine Chin

K2 Advisors

Lawrence Cinamon

Aksia

Julie Hong Clayton

TPG Capital

Jesse Cohn

Elliott Management

Lucy DeStefano

Soros Fund Management

Andy Frank

Fortress Investment Group

Jamil French

Rainmaker Securities

Ryan Israel

Pershing Square Capital Management

Lauren Jacobson

Columbia Investment Management Company

Brian Jandrucko

The Church Pension Fund

Jay Kahn

Light Street Capital

Ela Karahasanoglu

Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

Jane Kim

Canyon Partners

Woodrow Levin

3.0 Capital

Amish Mehta

SQN Investors

Darrel Pfeifauf

Summit Strategies Group

Li Ran

Half Sky Capital

David Rosen

Rubric Capital Management

Josh Segal

Paloma Partners

Sheetal Sharma

Tourbillon Capital Partners

Ed Shim

Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Noah Snyder

Incline Global

Jamie Sterne

Skye Global Management

Jet Theriac

Lanternback Capital

Justin Udelhofen

Durant Partners

Keith Weiner

Suvretta Capital Management

Chris Winiarz

Lakeview Capital Management

 

 

Institutional Investor begins the voting process with a public call for nominations; the editorial staff concurrently develops a list of candidates based on its knowledge of the firms and institutions, as well as on discussions with its wide network of industry sources. The staff then vets each of the nominations, as well as its internally generated candidates, based on how strongly it believes the candidates meet a wide range of criteria for their respective categories. The staff puts particular emphasis on performance over the past three years, with special consideration given to the most recent year. Once the nominees are publicly announced, the magazine group then conducts a wide survey of U.S. institutional investors and invites them to vote for the manager nominees. Hedge fund managers are also invited to vote for the investor nominees. Institutional Investor's editorial staff analyzes the results of the voting to determine the winners, which are announced at the annual awards dinner and ceremony.

 

Voting on the finalists will be open from May 7–18, 2018. If you would like to request a ballot, please email: hedgefundawards@institutionalinvestor.com.

16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards June 28, 2018 • New York City
16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards June 28, 2018 • New York City
16th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards June 28, 2018 • New York City