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Top Institutional Investor Nominees Announced for Hedge Fund Industry Awards
IBM, New York Common Fund, University of Notre Dame and Aksia’s Jim Vos are among the nominees for the top institutional investor and consultant categories in the 8th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.
The dinner, at which the winners will be announced in all 18 categories, is held in conjunction with Institutional Investor Conferences Hedge Fund Investor Symposium, June 22-23, 2010, in New York. At the Hedge Fund Industry Awards dinner Julian Robertson Jr., founder and chairman of Tiger Management Corp., will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Orin Kramer, chairman of the New Jersey State Investment Council, will be honored for his outstanding contribution to the hedge fund industry.
Here are the nominees for the institutional investor and consultant categories:
Large Public Plan of the Year
Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund
New York State Common Retirement Fund
The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri
Virginia Retirement System
Small Public Plan of the Year
Orange County Employees Retirement System
City of Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement
San Bernardino Public Employees Association
School Employees Retirement System of Ohio
Large Corporate Plan of the Year
United Parcel Service
Small Corporate Plan of the Year
Allstate Insurance Corp.
American Honda Motor Co.
Eli Lilly & Co.
Large Endowment or Foundation of the Year
Carnegie Corp. of New York
J. Paul Getty Trust
University of Notre Dame
Small Endowment or Foundation of the Year
College of William & Mary Foundation
Mount Sinai Medical Center
San Francisco Foundation
Family Office of the Year
The Koffler Group
MCI Investment & Management Co.
Mount Vernon Investments
Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year
Roger Fenningdorf, Rocaton Investment Advisors
Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater
Jim Vos, Aksia
Anthony Yadgaroff, Allenbridge Group
Previously announced honorees and hedge fund manager nominees include the following:
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Julian Robertson Jr., Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management Corp.
Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient
Orin Kramer, Chairman, New Jersey State Investment Council
Institutional Hedge Fund Firm of the Year Nominees
D.E. Shaw & Co.
Highbridge Capital Management
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
Paulson & Co.
York Capital Management
Emerging Hedge Fund Firm of the Year Nominees
1798 Global Partners
Arrowhawk Capital Partners
Atalaya Capital Management
Merchants' Gate Capital
Equity-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year Nominees
Pershing Square Capital Management
SAC Capital Advisors
Stelliam Investment Management
Viking Global Investors
Credit-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year Nominees
Avenue Capital Group
Canyon Capital Advisors
Pacific Investment Management Co.
Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year Nominees
BlueCrest Capital Management
BlueGold Capital Management
Moore Capital Management
Tudor Investment Corp.
Multistrategy Hedge Fund of the Year Nominees
D.E. Shaw & Co.
Hudson Bay Capital Management
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
Relative Value Hedge Fund of the Year Nominees
Barnegat Fund Management
BlueMountain Capital Management
Citadel Investment Group
Pine River Capital Management
Large Fund of Hedge Funds Firm of the Year Nominees
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
Prisma Capital Partners
Small Fund of Hedge Funds Firm of the Year Nominees
Corbin Capital Partners
Hedge Fund Seeder Firm of the Year Nominees
Investcorp Investment Advisers
Larch Lane Advisors
Paloma Partners Management Co.
Kramer, Robertson, this years Rising Stars of Hedge Funds, which will be announced during the next week, and more than eighty award nominees will be honored at a dinner and ceremony on Monday, June 21st, 2010 at the Mandarin Oriental in NYC where winners will be announced and awarded.
The awards dinner is held in conjunction with Institutional Investor Conferences Hedge Fund Investor Symposium, June 22-23, 2010, in New York.
About the Hedge Fund Industry Awards
For the past 8 years, the Hedge Fund Industry Awards have recognized the people and firms across the industry whose innovation, savvy, achievements and contributions made them stand out among their peers. Award honorees, nominees and winners are chosen by the editorial staff of Institutional Investor magazine based on their market intelligence, performance data and additional information received from the industry following a public call for nominations. http://www.iimagazine.com/hedgefundindustryawards/
About Institutional Investor magazine
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