Citywire Selector launched its first Pan-European Awards to honour top performing fund managers and groups at a special ceremony in Luxembourg on March 14.
Individuals boasting the best risk-adjusted returns and outperformance were honoured at the special event, which showcased top performers across 19 investment sectors, covering equities, bonds and Alternative Ucits.
The inaugural awards are based on Citywire’s unique performance data for individual fund managers and asset management groups running funds registered for sale in a total of three European countries. For a full rundown of the methodology please click here.
Focusing first on the Alternative Ucits sector, here are the winners drawn from across the five categories covered by the awards.
Alternative Ucits - Bond Strategies
|Barrie Whitman||Columbia Threadneedle Investments|
|S. Kenneth Leech||Legg Mason|
|Vinayak Potti||HSBC Global Asset Management|
Winner: Vinayak Potti, HSBC GAM
Alternative Ucits - Long/Short Equity
|Ashish Kochar||Columbia Threadneedle Investments|
|Charles Burbeck||UBS Asset Management|
|Gilles Sitbon||Sycomore Asset Management|
|Vittorio Villa||Kairos Partners|
Winner: David Tovey, BlackRock
Alternative Ucits - Managed Futures
|Guillaume Jamet & Jean-Marie Lauren||Lyxor|
|Marty Bergin & William Dunn||ML Capital|
|Matthew Sargaison & Tim Wong||Man GLG|
|Raphael Gelrubin & Robert Baguenault de Viéville||KeyQuant|
Winner: Hans-Olov Bornemann, SEB
Alternative Ucits - Market Neutral
|Alan Hofmeyr & Anthony Clake||Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|Alban Lhonneur||BMO Asset Management|
|Charles-Henri Neme||Exane Asset Management|
|Eric Lauri||Exane Asset Management|
Winner: Eric Lauri, Exane AM
Alternative Ucits - Multi Strategy
|Andy Headley & Charles Richardson||Veritas Asset Management|
|Asbjørn Trolle Hansen||Nordea|
|David G. Kabiller||Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|Davide Cataldo||Pioneer Investments|
|Klaus Kaldemorgen||Deutsche Asset Management|