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It was a hot night in New York City as Institutional Investor magazine recognized the winners of the 11th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards on June 27.
Award recipients who gathered for the festivities at the Mandarin Oriental hotel included savvy hedge fund investors at endowments, foundations, family offices, corporate funds, public funds and sovereign funds.
Hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and investment consultants that stood out for their performance innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry in the past year won in separate categories.
Lifetime Achievement and Outstanding Achievement winners topped the bill. There were a total of 110 nominees in 24 hedge fund, investor and consultant categories competing for recognition.
Without further ado, Institutional Investor is pleased to announce the following winners:
Lifetime Achievement Award: David Shaw, Founder, D.E. Shaw & Co.
Outstanding Achievement Award: Bruce Zimmerman, CEO and CIO, University of Texas Investment Management Co.
2013 Investor and Consultant Winners
Large Public Plan of the Year ($15 billion or more in assets): New York City Pension Systems
Small Public Plan of the Year (Less than $15 billion in assets): Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island
Large Corporate Plan of the Year ($10 billion or more in assets): Citigroup
Small Corporate Plan of the Year (Less than $10 billion in assets): Hartford Financial Services
Large Endowment or Foundation of the Year ($2.5 billion or more): Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Small Endowment or Foundation of the Year (Less than $2.5 billion): Julliard School
Family Office of the Year: Karlin Asset Management
Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Year: China Investment Corp.
Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year: Bruce Ruehl, Aksia
Outsourced CIO of the Year: Hall Capital Partners
2013 Hedge Fund Manager Winners
Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: D. E. Shaw & Co.
Emerging Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Marcato Capital Management
Large Fund of Hedge Funds Manager of the Year: Rock Creek Group
Small Fund of Hedge Funds Manager of the Year: Ironwood Capital Management
Early Stage Hedge Fund Investor of the Year: Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
Equity-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Omega Advisors
Event-Driven, Equity-Oriented Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Jana Partners
Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Canyon Capital Advisors
Hybrid Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Atalaya Capital Management
Macro-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Systematic/Quantitative: Kepos Capital
Macro-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Discretionary: Fortress Investment Group
Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Citadel
Relative Value Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Pine River Capital Management
Event-Driven, Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Perry Capital
Congratulations to all of our winners and nominees for a great year!