WELCOME TO THE HFM EUROPEAN HEDGE FUND PERFORMANCE AWARDS
The HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards now in it's 11th year recognise and reward the best performing hedge funds in Europe across 45 categories including: equity, credit, macro, managed futures, FoHFs and more. If your fund delivered strong results for your investors over the past year, you should be entering the awards.
Why enter the awards?
o Show your competitors how your firm is a leader in its sector
o Have your successes evaluated and recognised by an expert panel of top investors and consultants
o Receive coverage of your fund’s achievements by HFMWeek both in print and online
Newcomer - equity
Ucits - equity
European equity over $500m
European equity under $500m
European equity long-term performance (5 years) over $500m
European equity long term performance (5 years) under $500m
Global equity over $500m
Global equity under $500m
Global equity long-term performance (5 years) over $500m
Global equity long-term performance (5 years) under $500m
When entering the 2019 Awards, please read through the following entry rules as this will provide you with the necessary information for your chosen category(ies). The awards will be publicised internationally in the general and hedge fund media.
All awards finalists will be honoured — and the winners announced at a dinner on Thursday 6 June 2019 at Old Billingsgate, London.
The 2019 Awards seek submissions in 45 categories. A full list of categories are displayed here.
Only funds with their management/advisory company or team based in Europe will be eligible for the awards. A link to the entry form will be sent to all eligible managers and contacts on the HFM database.
Other interested managers can access the online entry form via this website. Funds interested in participating in the awards programme must submit all information via the official HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2019 Online Entry Form.
Please note that all funds must submit a completed entry form to be considered for the awards; incomplete information might lead to disqualification from the entry process.
Funds must submit their monthly performance data either through the excel spreadsheet attached to the entry form, or via the HFM database.
Please note that the Management Firm and Industry Contribution categories are not open to entries. The shortlist for these categories will be compiled by a panel of industry experts.
Any fund satisfying the following criteria will be eligible for the HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2019:
Base of operations:
Funds must have their management/advisory company or team based in Europe
Funds must submit monthly performance data for their USD share class. If unavailable, EUR share class data converted to USD will be accepted.
Assets under management:
Funds submitting for all categories (apart from newcomer and fund of hedge funds categories) must have a minimum of 25 million (USD) in AuM as of February 2019.
Funds submitting for newcomer categories must have a minimum of 10 million (USD) in AuM as of February 2019.
Funds submitting for funds of hedge funds categories must have a minimum of 50 million (USD) in AuM as of February 2019.
Funds entering any of the categories except the newcomer categories must submit a 3-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.
Funds entering the newcomer categories must have a track record of monthly performance data of at least 12 months and less than 36 months through February 2019.
Funds entering the long-term performance (5 years) categories must submit a 5-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.
Please note that entries are not accepted for those categories marked ‘Nominated’. The shortlist for these categories will be compiled by a panel of industry experts.
The judging panel, chaired by HFMWeek editorial staff, will comprise of leading institutional and private investors and investment consultants.
The judges are carefully selected for their wealth of experience and expertise, as well as their absence of conflicts of interest.
Each member of the judging panel will have an equal vote in choosing the winners in each category they are assigned. Decisions should be unanimous, but a majority will suffice.
Judges will take account of risk-adjusted performance, relative AuM and any other professional knowledge about shortlisted funds to come to their decision.
Judges have discretionary power to move submissions into alternative categories that they think may be more suitable.
All judges are required to sign a disclaimer form to keep information about entries and the final winners confidential.
The HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards will take place at Old Billingsgate Thursday 6 June 2019
18:30 Welcome drinks reception
19:30 Dinner and awards ceremony
22:30 After party
00:00 Close of the event
1 Old Billingsgate Walk
Map and directions to venue
Ticket prices for the 2019 Awards include a table of 10 seats at the ceremony, a three course dinner and drinks reception.