Nordic Hedge Award

Best Nordic Hedge Fund Launch 2017

Best Nordic Hedge Fund Launch 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  The Rookie of the Year award was presented at the 2017 Nordic Hedge Award for the third time only. It is the youngest of the awards´ lineup and is supported by HedgeNordic. This prize rewards the most promising hedge fund launch of the year. In this year’s edition, any fund domiciled in one of the Nordic countries[Read More…]

by 24/05/2018
Small-Caps and Nordic technology leaders powered returns for Accendo

Small-Caps and Nordic technology leaders powered returns for Accendo

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – At the Nordic Hedge Award, one of the categories distinguished is the “HedgeNordic Performance Award”. This award is based on raw, absolute performance, with no adjustments made for volatility or any other risk considerations. In a bull market, it is likely that a long-biased equity manager will win the award. Activist Accendo Capital SICAV/SIF was the winner[Read More…]

by 09/05/2018
European Performance Award for Nykredit MIRA

European Performance Award for Nykredit MIRA

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Just one day after taking home third prize as “Best Nordic Fixed Income Hedge Fund” at the Nordic Hedge Award in Stockholm, Nykredit MIRA Hedge Fund clinched the nearly as well established and prestigious top prize in the fixed-income category at this year’s HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Performance Awards. The annually-held HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards[Read More…]

by 03/05/2018
2017 Nordic Hedge Award – The Winners

2017 Nordic Hedge Award – The Winners

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  On April 25th 2018, HedgeNordic announced the winners of the sixth edition of the Nordic Hedge Award in Stockholm. All winners were determined in a two-step process. First, out of the 154 funds in the Nordic hedge fund universe, the top five funds per award category were shortlisted using a model co-developed by Nordic Business Media and Stockholm School[Read More…]

by 27/04/2018
The Long and Short of Sustainable Hedge Funds

The Long and Short of Sustainable Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – At this year’s Nordic Hedge Award ceremony, which is held in Stockholm and rewards the best hedge funds included in the Nordic Hedge Index universe of funds, HedgeNordic’s sister platform NordSIP had the privilege to host and moderate a panel on sustainable hedge funds. The panellists were Ann-Sofie Odenberg, Head of Responsible Investment at Brummer & Partners,[Read More…]

by 27/04/2018
Announcement: Nominations 2017 Nordic Hedge Award

Announcement: Nominations 2017 Nordic Hedge Award

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The organizer ranked all funds eligible for nomination according to a calculation model co-developed with Stockholm School of Economics based on data drawn from the Nordic Hedge Index. This model translates the funds´ results into points earned for various achievements. Points are awarded for absolute performance, the stability of returns, performance in relation to historic returns of the respective[Read More…]

by 12/03/2018
Jury board for 2017 Nordic Hedge Award Announced

Jury board for 2017 Nordic Hedge Award Announced

Sstockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Nordic Hedge Award is set to distinguish outstanding hedge fund managers from and active in the Nordic region. Compared to other industry awards, the Nordic Hedge Award is not a pure performance award. In order to also capture components of a fund a hedge fund manager that are hard to evaluate in a quantitative model, the[Read More…]

by 09/02/2018
SEB Diversified Fondmarknaden´s best hedge fund 2017

SEB Diversified Fondmarknaden´s best hedge fund 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – SEB Diversified, the multi-strategy hedge fund managed by Hans-Olov Bornemann (pictured), was selected “Best Hedge Fund 2017” at the annual “Årets Fonder” event held in Stockholm. The event is organized by Fondab, a company running the Fondmarknaden.se fund platform that holds over 1.800 underlying funds. Commenting on the reasoning behind the winning choice, Fondmarknaden writes: “The fund[Read More…]

by 19/01/2018
Merrant Named Best Global Arbitrage Fund

Merrant Named Best Global Arbitrage Fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The 2017 winners of the InvestHedge Awards, which honour the top risk-adjusted returns in the multi-manager industry, were announced last Thursday (September 28) in New York. Merrant Alpha Select was the only Nordic name distinguished among the winning funds, winning the “Best Global Arbitrage Fund, 5 Years” category. “It is very gratifying that Merrant’s market neutral strategy has[Read More…]

by 03/10/2017
Nordic Nominees at inaugural Emerging Fund Manager Awards

Nordic Nominees at inaugural Emerging Fund Manager Awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic). There seems to be no hedge fund award ceremony with at least a good portion of Nordic nominees to be considered. In the latest addition to awards for hedge funds, HFM Global/Hedge Fund Intelligence  announced the initial nominations for the inaugural EuroHedge Emerging Fund Manager Awards, which will be announced and presented at an industry dinner in London[Read More…]

by 01/09/2017
2016 Nordic Hedge Award – A Review

2016 Nordic Hedge Award – A Review

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – A month has passed since the best Nordic hedge fund managers have been distinguished for their achievements during and up to 2016. The winning funds in their categories were distinguished in late April of 2017 in Stockholm. This was the fifth consecutive year HedgeNordic had the privilege to host this event. A summary with the highlights of[Read More…]

by 02/06/2017
Announcing the winners: Best Nordic CTA 2016

Announcing the winners: Best Nordic CTA 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In what was a challenging year for the CTA industry overall, there were some funds clearly standing out from the crowd, significantly outperforming industry benchmarks. In the Nordic hedge fund space, both funds from IPM; Systematic Macro and Systematic Currency, had a stellar year with gains of 7.4% and 9.5% respectively which compares favourably to the NHX CTA[Read More…]

by 02/05/2017
Announcing the winners: Rookie of the Year   

Announcing the winners: Rookie of the Year   

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Rookie of the year is one of HedgeAwards two special categories, recognizing a newcomer on the Nordic hedge fund scene. The category was introduced ahead of the 2015 event, with the first winner being the long short equity fund Elementa from Elementa Management. This year, the award went to the team behind the direct lending fund, Scandinavian[Read More…]

by 02/05/2017
Winners 2016 Nordic Hedge Award

Winners 2016 Nordic Hedge Award

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Yesterday, April 26th 2017 the best Nordic hedge funds were distinguished for their performance during 2016 at the Nordic Hedge Award. It was the fifth year HedgeNordic in collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics and Swedish House of Finance and support of a jury board determined this ranking. The winners  of the 2016 Nordic Hedge Awards[Read More…]

by 27/04/2017
Catella Nordic L/S picks up HFJ Award

Catella Nordic L/S picks up HFJ Award

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) Catella’s Nordic Long Short Equity fund was named “Best Performing Fund Over a 2 Year Period” at the Hedge Fund Journal Awards in London. The Nordic Long Short Equity fund is an alternative absolute return equity fund with a Nordic focus with the potential to perform in both rising and falling markets. “We are delighted that Catella Nordic[Read More…]

by 31/03/2017
Nominations 2016 Nordic Hedge Award

Nominations 2016 Nordic Hedge Award

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – We are happy to announce the funds nominated for the 2016 Nordic Hedge Award. The organizer ranked all funds eligible for nomination according to a calculation model co-developed with Stockholm School of Economics based on data drawn from the Nordic Hedge Index. This model  translates the funds´ results into points earned for various achievement. Points are awarded for absolute[Read More…]

by 10/03/2017
Fondmarknaden’s Funds of 2016

Fondmarknaden’s Funds of 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Fondmarknadan.se has announced the winners of its “Best Funds of 2016” awards. Conditions for nomination to the awards are that all funds are actively managed and that smaller funds have demonstrated considerable progress in the course of the year. Following a turbulent financial year with falling interest rates, great uncertainty in connection with global developments and the[Read More…]

by 12/01/2017
Best Nordic Fund of Hedgefunds 2012: Merrant Alpha Select

Merrant: “Ooops, I did it again”

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Space on the award shelf of Swedish market neutral fund of hedge funds Merrant Alpha select is becoming a scarce commodity. On September 26, Merrant Capital was awarded yet another distinction in the “Arbitrage – 3 years” category, winning the category at the InvestHedge Awards in New York. The InvestHedge Awards for Performance Excellence recognize the multi-manager funds[Read More…]

by 07/10/2016
Elementa picks up prize at Hedge Funds Review  Awards

Elementa picks up prize at Hedge Funds Review Awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swedish long / short equity fund Elementa, launched in early March 2015 by fund manager Marcus Wahlberg, was awarded “Best New Hedge Fund” at the Hedge Funds Review European Single Manager Awards 2016. Elementa invests in small and mid-cap stocks active in the Nordics using deep fundamental research to pick companies that Wahlberg believes have tangible profits and cashflow upside. In[Read More…]

by 27/06/2016
left to right: Struan Malcom, Erik Eidolf, Despina Xanthopoulou, Mats Langensjö

What’s next for a hedge fund business?

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Attracting institutional assets is often seen as the Holy Grail for hedge fund managers but with the opportunity also comes challenges. As the industry becomes more institutional demands on performance, liquidity, transparency and infrastructure increase. At this year’s fourth Hedge Nordic Award, held in Stockholm, the podium discussion focused on how to meet these challenges. The panellists discussed[Read More…]

by 12/05/2016