Nordic Hedge Award

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
Best Nordic equity focused hedge fund 2015 – Alchemy Trading

Best Nordic equity focused hedge fund 2015 – Alchemy Trading

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Norwegian based Alchemy Trading was awarded best equity focused hedge fund at the 2015 Nordic Hedge Award. In a comment to HedgeNordic, Alchemy´s founder and portfolio manager, Jarle Birkeland, says: “We would like to thank the jury who voted us first in this category. We have worked hard these last years to improve on our investment management capabilities.[Read More…]

by 05/05/2016
Best Nordic CTA 2015 – IPM Systematic Macro

Best Nordic CTA 2015 – IPM Systematic Macro

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swedish quant shop Informed Portfolio Management (IPM), were awarded “Best Nordic CTA” at the 2015 Nordic Hedge Awards for their Systematic Macro Program. At last year´s event, IPM ended up only second to fellow Swedish giant, Lynx. who in this years competition failed to be nominated. After receiving the award together with Björn Österberg (CIO), Stefan Nydahl, CEO of IPM,[Read More…]

by 05/05/2016
2015 Nordic Hedge Award – The Winners

2015 Nordic Hedge Award – The Winners

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The winners of the 2015 Nordic Hedge Award were presented their trophies during an evening event on April 27th in Stockholm. Winners were determined in a two step process. Out of the 152 funds in the defined universe the top five funds per category were shortlisted using a model co-developped by Nordic Business Media and a PhD[Read More…]

by 28/04/2016
New Category for Nordic Hedge Award: Rookie of the Year

New Category for Nordic Hedge Award: Rookie of the Year

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – For the 2015 Nordic Hedge Award, one new category will be introduced and one will be ammended. The HedgeNordic Performance Award had in the past been handed to the portfolio manager who achieved the highest net performance with his fund. This ranking was determined outside the usual procedures in the other categories, using the combination of a[Read More…]

by 02/03/2016
Nominations 2015 Nordic Hedge Award

Nominations 2015 Nordic Hedge Award

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  Based on a quantative scoring model co-developed by HedgeNordic and Stockholm School of Economics on data drawn from the Nordic Hedge Index, the nominations for the 2015 Nordic Hedge Award have been determined. The final ranking will be determined by adding the qualitative scoring by a jury composed of industry professionals. Winners of the Nordic Hedge Awards[Read More…]

by 17/02/2016
Helsinki Capital, Merrant, OPM and PEAK win AI Hedge Fund Awards

Helsinki Capital, Merrant, OPM and PEAK win AI Hedge Fund Awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Acquisition International have recognised four Nordic names in their annual AI Hedge Fund Awards. Helsinki Capital Partners (HCP), the Finnish asset manager headed by Tommi Kemppainen (see HedgeNordic interview here), was awarded Best Multi-Strategy Asset Manager – Finland for their HCP Black Fund as well as Best New Sustainability Fintech for HCP Spirit, an initative that aims[Read More…]

by 12/02/2016
Danske, Oslo AM and Rhenman win at EuroHedge Awards

Danske, Oslo AM and Rhenman win at EuroHedge Awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Among the eleven Nordic funds that were nominated for the EuroHedge Awards 2015, four came out as winners. Danske Invest was the big winner of the night, awarded for two funds on January 21 2016. Danske Invest Europe Long-Short Dynamic won the UCITS equity category while also winning the long-term – macro, fixed income, relative value award[Read More…]

by 22/01/2016
Final nominations for EuroHedge Awards announced

Final nominations for EuroHedge Awards announced

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The final nominations for the EuroHedge Awards 2015 have been announced on the hedge fund intelligence website. Among the nominees are a number of Nordic hedge funds. Max Mitteregger’s Gladiator fund is short-listed in the European Equity under 500 MUSD category. In the Specialist Sector Equity category, AAM Absolute Return and the Sector Healthcare fund is among[Read More…]

by 20/01/2016
Catella Hedgefond awarded “best hedge fund” by Fondmarknaden

Catella Hedgefond awarded “best hedge fund” by Fondmarknaden

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – For the second year running, Catella has been awarded best hedge fund for their “Catella Hedgefond” by Fondmarknaden. In a comment to the nomination, Fondmarknaden reasons the award going to Catella as best hedge fund: „Catella Hedgefond lives up to our requirements when it comes to hedge funds which includes offering daily dealing and to be accessible[Read More…]

by 14/01/2016
AAM Absolute Return Fund roars ahead gaining 57% in 2015

AAM Absolute Return Fund roars ahead gaining 57% in 2015

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  AAM Absolute Return Fund, the long/short equity hedge fund managed by Norwegian Oslo Asset Management, finished the year in very strong fashion adding +13.4 percent in November and another +13.8 percent in December. This brings year-to-date numbers to +57 percent. The AAM Absolute Return Fund seeks to exploit fundamental inefficiencies in publicly traded securities within Energy and[Read More…]

by 10/01/2016
EuroHedge Awards announces updated nominations

EuroHedge Awards announces updated nominations

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – EuroHedge has updated its nominee list for the EuroHedge Awards 2015 following a review of the performance up until November. Short-listed Nordic funds are: Taiga Fund (Small-Cap Equity), Sector Healthcare (Specialist Sector Equity), Brummer & Partners Nektar (Fixed Income), Nordkinn Fixed Income Macro (Fixed Income) and Rhenman Healthcare Equity Long/Short The winners of the 15th annual EuroHedge awards[Read More…]

by 18/12/2015
FIM Orient Alpha awarded best emerging market FoHF

FIM Orient Alpha awarded best emerging market FoHF

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – FIM Orient Alpha, the emerging market fund of hedge fund managed by FIM Asset Management, has received the award for best European emerging markets FoHF by Hedge Funds review. The award was announced at the annual European Fund of Hedge Funds award ceremony in London on November 19. FIM Orient Alpha was also nominated for the FoHF[Read More…]

by 23/11/2015
EuroHedge announces initial nominations

EuroHedge announces initial nominations

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – EuroHedge today announced the initial nominations for the 2015 EuroHedge Awards and we are pleased to see a good number of Nordic names listed (see below). Given the continued unpredictability of individual fund and overall strategy performance in what has been a challenging and at times volatile market and investment environment in 2015, it is possible that much[Read More…]

by 20/11/2015