2023 Winners

The winners of the HFM European Performance Awards 2023 were announced at the Natural History Museum, London on 12 October. A total of 45 award titles were distributed to a high calibre of entrants, recognising exceptional talent across the hedge fund industry. A huge congratulations to all the winners.

2023 Winners
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Outstanding achievement

Tony Gannon

Abbey Captial

Alternative risk premia

Systematica Investments

Systematica Alternative Risk Premia Fund

Credit – newcomer

Borea Asset Management

Borea Kreditt Spesialfond

Managed futures

newcomer - Taranis

Taranis Market Sentiment

Digital assets fund

Fasanara Investments Master Fund

Genesis Alpha

ESG fund

Lumyna 
MW TOPS Environmental Focus (Market Neutral) UCITS Fund

European equity under $500m

Engadine Partners

Engadine Equity Fund

European equity over $500m

Lancaster Investment Management

Lancaster European Equity fund

European equity long-term performance (5 years)

Wellington Management

Merger arbitrage

Amundi Asset Management & TIG Advisors LLC

Lyxor / Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund

Market-neutral

Covalis Capital

Covalis Capital Master Fund

Event-driven under $500m

Altana Wealth

Altana Distressed Opportunities Fund

Event-driven over $500m

Sona Asset Management

Sona Credit Master Fund

Credit - distressed

Altana Wealth

Altana Distressed Opportunities Fund

Ucits – equity

Waystone

MontLake Cooper Creek Partners North America Long/Short Equity UCITS Fund

Ucits – diversified

Nomura Alternative Investment Management

Nomura Cross Asset Momentum UCITS Fund

Ucits – macro

RBC BlueBay Asset Management

BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities Fund

Credit - relative value

Alma Capital

Alma Platinum IV Selwood Market Neutral Credit

Credit long-term performance (5 years)

Polus Capital Management

Bybrook Capital Master Fund

Emerging market fund

Enko Capital

Enko Africa Debt Fund

Equity – newcomer

ActusRayPartners Limited

ActusRayPartners European Alpha Fund

Macro – newcomer

25Delta

25Delta Absolute Return

Macro long-term performance (5 years)

Brevan Howard

Brevan Howard Master Fund

Quantitative strategy under $1bn

IXI Investments

IXI ICAV

Ucits - credit

Alma Capital

Alma Platinum IV Selwood Market Neutral Credit

Ucits - managed futures

Waystone

MontLake DUNN WMA Institutional UCITS Fund

Alternative markets fund

Florin Court Capital

Florin Court Capital Programme

Commodities fund

Svelland Capital

Svelland Global Trading Fund

Managed futures (CTA) under $1bn

SMN Investment Services

SMN Diversified Futures Fund

Managed futures (CTA) over $1bn

Capital Fund Management

CFM Discus

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years)

Gresham Investment Management

GreshamQuant

Credit long/short - under $500m

Whitecroft Capital Management

WHITECROFT Core Bank Risk Sharing Fund

Credit long/short - over $500m

Sona Asset Management

Sona Credit Master Fund

Multi-strategy

Lighthouse Capital

Lighthouse Capital Multi-Strategy

Volatility fund

FERI

OptoFlex

Fund of hedge funds specialist

EFG Asset Management

New Capital Multi-Hedge Focus

Fund of hedge funds

Prime Capital

PCAM Blue Chip

Fund of hedge funds long-term performance (5 years)

abrdn

abrdn Hedge Fund Custom Multi-Strategy - Conservative

Global macro

Trium Capital

Trium Larissa Global Macro Fund

Global equity under $500m

Oslo Asset Management

OAM Absolute Return Fund

Global equity over $500m

Greenvale Capital

Greenvale Capital

Global equity long-term performance (5 years)

Oslo Asset Management

OAM Absolute Return Fund

Quantitative strategy over $1bn

GSA International Fund

GSA Capital

Billion dollar fund

Gladstone Management

Lasker Fund

Management firm of the year


Capital Fund Management

2022 Winners
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Credit – long-term performance (5 years)

Altana Specialty Finance

Altana Wealth

Credit – long/short under $500m

SCIO Opportunity Fund

SCIO Capital

Credit  long/short over $500m

Bybrook Capital Master Fund

Cairn Capital 

Credit – distressed under $500m

Kyma Capital Opportunities Fund

Kyma Capital

Credit  distressed over $500m

Pictet Alt - Distressed & Special Situations

Pictet Asset Management

Credit  relative value

Haven Cove Absolute Return Fund

Haven Cove Capital Management

Credit  newcomer

Global Consumer Loans Fund

Fasanara Capital

Alternative markets fund

Aspect Alternative Markets Programme

Aspect Capital

Managed futures (CTA) under $1bn

Trend Plus Strategy

PGIM Wadhwani

Managed futures (CTA) over $1bn

Lynx 1.5 (Bermuda)

Lynx Asset Management

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years)

GreshamQuant - ACAR Fund

Gresham Investment Management

Managed futures – newcomer

Systematic Universal Momentum Fund

Winton Capital Management

Multi-strategy

CFM Stratus

Capital Fund Management 

Quantitative strategy under $1bn

GSA International Fund

GSA Capital

Quantitative strategy over $1bn

Capital Fund Management
CFM Discus

Event-driven under $500m

Sefton Place Fund

Sefton Place Advisors

Event-driven over $500m

KL Special Opportunities Fund

Kite Lake Capital Management

Merger arbitrage

Lyxor / Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund

Amundi asset management

European equity long-term performance (5 years)

TIG Zebedee Core Fund

Zebedee Capital Partners

European equity under $500m

GIM Portfolio Strategies Funds - Europe Dynamic Long/Short Fund

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

European equity over $500m

TIG Zebedee Core Fund

Zebedee Capital Partners

Equity – newcomer

Iguana Investments Long/Short Equity Fund 

Iguana Investments

ESG fund

Trium ESG Emissions Impact Fund

Trium Capital

Global equity long-term performance (5 years)

OAM Absolute Return Fund

Oslo Asset Management

Global equity under $500m

GIM Portfolio Strategies Funds - Technology Long/Short Fund

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Global equity over $500m

Greenvale Capital (Cayman) Master Fund

Greenvale Capital

Market-neutral

MW Market Neutral TOPS Fund

Marshall Wace

Fund of hedge funds

Aurum Synchronicity Fund

Aurum Fund Management

Fund of hedge funds long-term performance (5 years)

Absolute Return Alpha Strategy

Signia

Fund of hedge funds specialist

ACL Alternative Fund

Abbey Capital

Global macro

Brevan Howard Master Fund 

Brevan Howard Asset Management

Macro long-term performance (5 years)

Gemsstock Fund

Gemsstock

Macro – newcomer

Alma Platinum IV CQS Asian Macro

Alma Capital Investment Management

Ucits – credit

Storm Bond Fund

Storm Capital Management 

Ucits – diversified

Winton Diversified Fund (UCITS)

Winton Capital Management

Ucits – equity

VT Argonaut Absolute Return Fund

Argonaut Capital

Ucits – managed futures

Lynx UCITS Fund

Lynx Asset Management

Ucits – macro

Systematic Absolute Return Strategy

PGIM Wadhwani

Alternative risk premia

Systematica Alternative Risk Premia Fund

Systematica Investments

Billion Dollar Fund

Florin Court Capital

Commodities fund

GreshamQuant - ACAR Fund

Gresham Investment Management

Digital assets fund

Fasanara Investments Master Fund

Fasanara Digital

Emerging market fund

Broad Reach Master Fund

Broad Reach Investment Management

Management firm of the year

Capital Fund Management

Outstanding achievement

Anthony Todd and Martin Lueck

Aspect Capital

Volatility fund

Kohinoor Core Fund

36 South Capital Advisors

2021 Winners
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Outstanding achievement

Guillaume Fonkenell

Alternative risk premia

OptoFlex

FERI Trust

Newcomer - credit

CloverTree Opportunities Fund

Orchard Global Asset Management

Newcomer - equity

Glenernie Long/Short Master Fund

Pelham Capital

Newcomer - macro

Tectonic Strategy

Willowbridge/Syzygy Investment

Newcomer - managed futures

BlackBird Alpha Spread 2.5x

BlackBird Asset Management

Best digital assets fund

Fasanara Capital - Genesis Alpha Fund

Fasanara Capital

Emerging market equity

PYN Elite

PYN Elite Fund Management

Emerging market debt

Enko Africa Debt Fund

Enko Capital Management

Best merger arbitrage

Omni Event Fund

Omni Event Management

Fixed income

ProMeritum Fund SPC

ProMeritum Investment Management

Market Neutral

ALCUR

ALCUR Fonder

ESG Fund

Proxy Renewable Long Short Energy

Proxy P

European equity under $500m

Edale Europe Absolute Fund

Edale Capital

European equity over $500m

Pelham Long/Short Small Cap Master Fund

Pelham Capital

European equity long-term performance (5 years)

Accendo Capital

Accendo Capital

Event driven under $500m

Accendo Capital

Accendo Capital

Event driven over $500m

Melqart Opportunities Fund

Melqart Asset Management

Ucits - managed futures

Alma Platinum Quantica Managed Futures

Alma Capital

Ucits - macro

Othania Invest

Othania Capital

Ucits - credit

Lyxor Chenavari Credit Fund

Chenavari

Ucits - equity

Hadron Alpha Select Fund

Hadron Capital Cayman

Ucits - multi-strategy

Norron Target

Norron

Managed futures (CTA) under $1bn

2X Quantica Managed Futures Fund

Quantica Capital

Managed futures (CTA) over $1bn

Diversified Trend Program - Enhanced Risk

Transtrend

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years)

Episteme Systematic Quest

Episteme Capital

Multi-strategy under $1bn

Aleutian Fund

Caygan Capital

Multi-strategy over $1bn

Brummer Multi-Strategy 2x

Brummer & Partners

Global equity under $500m

Ecofin Vista Long/Short Fund

Ecofin

Global equity over $500m

Pelham Global Financials Master Fund

Pelham Capital

Global equity long-term performance (5 years)

CloverTree Opportunities Fund

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management

Fund of hedge funds specialist

Selection Holdings - Pacific Selection

Belgrave Capital Management

Fund of hedge funds

Selection Holdings - Pacific Selection

Belgrave Capital Management

Fund of hedge funds long-term performance (5 years)

Haussmann

Notz Stucki

Credit under $500m

AlbaCore Liquid Income Fund

AlbaCore Capital Group

Credit over $500m

Sona European Credit Long/Short

Sona Asset Management

Credit long-term performance (5 years)

Napier Park Eton Fund

Napier Park Global Capital

Quantitative strategy under $1bn

LGT AI News-Based Trading Fund

LGT Capital Partners

Quantitative strategy over $1bn

Blue Diamond Non-Directional Strategy

Blue Diamond Asset Management

Macro under $500m

EDL Global Opportunities Fund

EDL Capital

Macro over $500m

Gemsstock Fund

Gemsstock

Macro long-term performance (5 years)

Gemsstock Fund

Gemsstock

Best billion dollar fund

Lansdowne Energy Dynamics Fund

Lansdowne Partners

Diversity and inclusion achievement award

Aspect Capital

Management Firm of the Year

Man Group

2020 Winners
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Alternative risk premia

Lumyna Investments Limited

Lumyna - Merrill Lynch MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund

Best digital assets fund

Crypto Fund

Systematic DLT Fund

Best merger arbitrage

Omni Partners

Omni Event Fund Limited

Credit long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Cheyne Capital Management

Cheyne Real Estate Credit Holdings Fund II

Credit long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m

INOKS Capital

Ancile Fund (Cayman) Ltd - Class B

Credit over $500m

Palmerston Capital Management

Palmerston Credit Master Fund

Credit under $500m

Chenavari Investment Managers

Chenavari Dynamic Credit Cycle Fund

Emerging Market

Carrhae Capital

Carrhae Capital Long Short Fund

European equity long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Carmignac

Carmignac Portfolio Long-Short European Equity

European equity long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m

Accendo Capital

Accendo Capital

European equity over $500m

Kuvari Partners

Kuvari Focus Fund

European equity under $500m

Elementa Management

Elementa

Event driven

Lumyna Investments Limited

Lumyna - York Asian Event Driven UCITS Fund

Fixed income

Swiss ALP Asset Management GmbH

Swiss ALP Constant Cash Yield Diversified

Fund of hedge funds

HSBC Alternative Investments Limited

HSBC GH Fund

Fund of hedge funds long-term performance (5 years)

Aurum Fund Management

Aurum Synchonicity Fund

Fund of hedge funds specialist

Bainbridge Partners

Aperio Master AlphaStrategy

Global equity long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Gladstone Capital Management

Lasker Long Short Equity Fund

Global equity long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m

Infelction Point Investments

Infelction Point Investments

Global equity over $500m

Gladstone Capital Management

Lasker Long Short Equity Fund

Global equity under $500m

Trafalgar Capital

Trafalgar Trading Fund

Global Macro over $500m

Gemsstock Ltd

Gemsstock Fund

Global Macro under $500m

Lemanik Asset Management

Lemanik Global Strategy Fund

Macro long-term performance (5 years)- over $500m

Pharo Management

Pharo Gaia Fund

Macro long-term performance (5 years)- under $500m

Pharo Management

Pharo Africa Fund

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years) - over $1bn

Man AHL

AHL Evolution

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years) - under $1bn

John Locke Investments

Cyril Systematic

Managed futures (CTA) over $1bn

John Street Capital

John Street Vantage Strategy

Managed futures (CTA) under $1bn

BlackBird Asset Management

BlackBird Alpha Spread 2.5x (Legal Name: BlackBird Alpha LLC Series 1)

Multi-strategy

Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson Multi Strategy Fund

Newcomer - credit

Fondsmæglerselskabet CABA Capital A/S

CABA Hedge KL

Newcomer - equity

Odey Asset Management

Odey Concentrated Natural Resources Fund

Newcomer - macro

Cirera Capital Limited

Cirera Fund Limited

Newcomer - managed futures

Aspect Capital

Aspect Alternative Markets

Quantitative strategy over $500m

Florin Court Capital

Florin Court Capital Programme

Quantitative strategy under $500m

Deep Field Capital

Systematic Volatility Arbitrage (VolArb) Program

Ucits - credit

Chenavari Investment Managers

Lyxor Chenavari Credit Fund

Ucits - equity

JMS Invest

JMS AlphaCore One

Ucits - macro

Metori Capital Management

Lyxor Epsilon Global Trend Fund

Ucits - managed futures

Quantica Capital

Alma Platinum Quantica Managed Futures

2019 Winners
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Newcomer - credit

Caius Capital

Caius Captial Master Fund

Newcomer - equity

Candriam

Candriam Absolute Return Equity Market Neutral

Credit long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m

Serone Capital Management

Serone Key Opportunities Fund

Credit long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Altum Capital Management

Altum Credit Master Fund

Credit - under $500m

Chrysalis Capital

Chrysalis Credit Arbitrage Fund

Credit - over $500m

East Lodge Capital

East Lodge Capital Credit Opportunities

European equity - under $500m

Incentive

Incentive Active Value Fund

European equity - over $500m

Gladstone Capital Management

Gladstone Lasker Fund

European equity long term performance (5 years) - under $500m

Park Lane Capital

Park Lane Absolute Return Fund

European equity long term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Kairos Investment Management

Kairos Pegasus Fund

Global equity - under $500m

Varenne Capital Partners

The Value Active Fund

Global equity - over $500m

Greenvale Capital

Greenvale Capital Master Fund

Global equity long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m

Mayar Capital

Mayar Fund

Global equity long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Formuepleje

Formuepleje Penta

Macro long-term performance (5 years) - under $500m     

Pharo Management

Pharo Africa Fund

Macro long-term performance (5 years) - over $500m

Pharo Management

Pharo Macro Fund

Macro - under $500m

North Asset Management

North MaxQ Macro Fund

Macro - over $500m

Brevan Howard Asset Management

Brevan Howard Fund

Emerging market equity

Sagil Capital

Sagil Latin American Opportunities Fund

Managed futures (CTA) - under $1bn

Altis Partners

Altis Master Fund

Managed futures (CTA) - over $1bn

John Street Capital

John Street Vantage Strategy

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years) - under $1bn

Episteme Capital

Episteme Systematic Quest

Managed futures (CTA) long-term performance (5 years) - over $1bn

Man AHL

Man AHL Evolution

Quantitative strategy - under $1bn

Blue Diamond Asset Management

Blue Diamond Non-Directional Fund

Quantitative strategy - over $1bn

Capital Fund Management

Discus

Fixed income

Astra Asset Management

Astra Structured Credit Investments

Fund of hedge funds - long-term performance (5 years)

Aurum Funds

Aurum Synchronicity Standard Dollar Restricted

Fund of hedge funds - specialist

SYZ Asset Management

Oyster Alternative Uncorrelated

Fund of hedge funds - multi-strategy

Alpinum Investment Management

Alpinum Alternative Investment Fund

Fund of hedge funds - Ucits

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Alternative Strategies Fund

Ucits - credit

DWS Alternative Ucits

DB Platinum IV Selwood Market Neutral Credit

Ucits - equity

Man GLG

Man GLG Alpha Select Alternative

Ucits - managed futures

QMA Wadhwani

Keynes Dynamic Beta Strategy Fund

Ucits - multi-strategy

Lutetia Capital

Lutetia Absolute Return

Event-driven - under $500m

Omni Partners

Omni Event Fund

Event-driven - over $500m

Polygon Global Partners

Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund

Multi-strategy - under $1bn

Formue Nord

Formue Nord Markedsneutral

Multi-strategy - over $1bn

La Française Investment Solutions

LFIS VISION Premia Opportunities

Management Firm of the Year

Pictet Asset Management

Newcomer - macro

Aspect Capital

Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme

Newcomer - managed futures

Deep Field Capital

Intraday Crisis Alpha

Emerging market debt

Waha Capital

Waha CEEMEA Credit Fund

Best trade finance fund

Horizon Capital

HC European Trade finance Fund

Best merger arbitrage

TIG Advisors

TIG Arbitrage Enhanced

Ucits - alternative risk premia

Nomura Alternative Investment Management

Nomura Equity Volatility Risk Premium Fund

Ucits - macro

Bellevue Asset Management

BB Global Macro Institutional

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