A new format for 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Awards virtually. Despite the restrictions, we were determined to still reward those hedge funds leading the way in a tough market, and bring the industry together to celebrate, connect and network.
After such a strong 2019, returns in the first quarter disappointed last year. The virus upset investor confidence and sparked the quickest bear market on record in March, catching out many funds. But the ensuing months saw a comeback as markets were boosted by efforts to contain the virus, together with fiscal and monetary support packages. Trades put down during the chaos of Q1 bore fruit.” – Will Wainewright, Editor of Eurohedge
Andurand Capital was named Fund of the Year while Caxton Associates scooped Management Firm of the Year. Aspect Capital, the London-based managed futures firm, won the inaugural Diversity Prize, introduced to recognise and encourage greater diversity and inclusion efforts within the industry.