Institutional Investor's 10th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards
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Institutional Investor Presents The 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards - Monday, June 20, 2011 * Cipriani Wall Street, New York City | Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Cocktail Reception Sponsors
Rising Stars of Hedge Funds Sponsor
Red Carpet Sponsor
Institutional Investor magazine's 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards, recognizes the hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, seeder firms, investment consultants, endowments, foundations, family offices, corporate funds and public funds who stood out for their innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry in 2010.

Award nominees were honored and winners were announced and awarded at a dinner and awards ceremony at the Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Monday, June 20, 2011. We hope you'll be a part of next year's night of networking and celebration!

Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Bruce Kovner,
Founder and Chairman,
Caxton Associates
Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient
Jeffrey Scott,
Chief Investment Officer,
Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.
Hedge Fund Management Award Categories & Nominees
  • Institutional Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Appaloosa Management -WINNER
  • BlackRock
  • Bridgewater Associates
  • CQS
  • Paulson & Co.
  • Emerging Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Astenbeck Capital Management
  • Grant Capital Partners
  • Hutchin Hill Capital -WINNER
  • Senrigan Capital Group
  • Stelliam Investment Management
  • Credit-Focused Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Appaloosa Management
  • Centerbridge Partners
  • Fortress Investment Group -WINNER
  • Marathon Asset Management
  • VR Capital Group
  • Equity-Focused Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Glenview Capital Management -WINNER
  • NorthStar Capital Funds
  • Omega Advisors
  • SAC Capital Advisors
  • Visium Asset Management
  • Event-Driven Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Paulson & Co.
  • Perry Capital
  • Pershing Square Capital Management
  • Third Point -WINNER
  • ValueAct Capital
  • Macro-Focused Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • AQR Capital Management
  • BlueCrest Capital Management
  • BlueGold Capital Management
  • Bridgewater Associates -WINNER
  • BTG Pactual
  • Multistrategy Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • Carlson Capital
  • Hudson Bay Capital Management
  • Millennium Management -WINNER
  • Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
  • Whitebox Advisors
  • Relative Value Hedge Fund
    Firm of the Year
  • BlueMountain Capital Management
  • Capula Investment Management -WINNER
  • Lazard Asset Management
  • Saba Capital Management
  • Structured Portfolio Management
  • Large Fund of Hedge Funds
    Firm of the Year
  • Blackstone Group
  • J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management
  • Prisma Capital Partners -WINNER
  • Edmond de Rothschild Holding SA
  • SkyBridge Capital
  • Small Fund of Hedge Funds
    Firm of the Year
  • Dorchester Capital Advisors
  • Magnitude Capital
  • PineBridge Investments -WINNER
  • Signet Group
  • Van Biema Value Partners
  • Hedge Fund Seeder
    Firm of the Year
  • Blackstone Group -WINNER
  • FRM Capital Advisors
  • PioneerPath Capital
  • Protégé Partners
  • Tiger Management Corp.
Hedge Fund Investor Award Categories & Nominees
  • Large Corporate Plan of the Year
  • AT&T Investment Management Corp.
  • Boeing Co. -WINNER
  • General Motors Asset Management Corp.
  • Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co.
  • Small Corporate Plan of the Year
  • Alcoa
  • Cargill
  • International Paper Co. -WINNER
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Large Endowment or
    Foundation of the Year
  • KAUST Investment Management Co.
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Texas Investment Management Co. -WINNER
  • Small Endowment or
    Foundation of the Year
  • Cook Children’s Health Care System -WINNER
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • New York University School of Law
  • Vassar College
  • Large Public Plan of the Year
  • California Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri
  • Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System -WINNER
  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Small Public Plan of the Year
  • Public Safety Personnel Retirement System of the State of Arizona
  • Missouri Department of Transportation and Highway Patrol Employees’ Retirement System
  • San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association
  • San Diego County Employees Retirement Association -WINNER
  • Family Office of the Year
  • Cooper Family Office
  • Fuqua Capital Corp.
  • Mount Vernon Investments -WINNER
  • Willett Advisors
  • Hedge Fund Consultant
    of the Year
  • James Mnookin, Cambridge Associates -WINNER
  • Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater
  • John Shearman, Albourne America
  • James Vos, Aksia
The 2011 Hedge Fund Rising Stars have been announced!

David Faber, CNBCEmcee
David Faber
CNBC Anchor and Reporter (and Institutional Investor alumni)

An Emmy, Peabody, Dupont, Loeb award winner and New York Times bestselling author, David Faber is host of CNBC’s “The Strategy Session” (M-F, 12PM ET). Faber is also an anchor and co-producer of CNBC’s acclaimed original documentaries and long-form programming as well as a contributor to CNBC’s Squawk on the Street (M-F 9-11AM ET). For more information on David Faber, please click here.

Rising StarsThe awards will also celebrate the 2011 Hedge Fund Rising Stars, up-and coming professionals poised to be future leaders of the global hedge fund industry. The 2011 Hedge Fund Rising Stars have been announced. Please click here for this year's list.

The awards dinner is held in conjunction with Institutional Investor Conferencesí Hedge Fund Investor Symposium, June 21-22, 2011, in New York.

Investors and consultants are invited to attend the awards dinner as guests of awards sponsors. For more information or to confirm your attendance please contact:
Viena Margulies, 212-224-3971,

For information on sponsoring or attending these awards, please contact:
Tracey Redmond, 212-224-3239, or
Lynn Quealy, +44 20 7303 1744,

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