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Institutional Investor’s 2011 Hedge Fund Industry Awards Announces Nominees

CalPERS, Lockheed Martin and KAUST Investment Management Co. are among 32 investors and consultants announced as nominees in Institutional Investor’s 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. We list the nominees in all categories.

CalPERS, Lockheed Martin and KAUST Investment Management Co. are among 32 investors and consultants announced as nominees in Institutional Investor’s 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

The nominees were selected by the editors of Institutional Investor magazine based on their demonstrated skill at absolute return investing during the past year as well as their overall ability to construct and manage hedge fund portfolios.

More than 100 firms, investors and individuals will be honored on June 20th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
www.hedgefundindustryawards.com

Hedge Fund Investment Award Nominees

Large Public Plan of the Year ($10 billion or more in assets)
California Public Employees’ Retirement System
Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System
Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri
Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Small Public Plan of the Year (Less than $10 billion in assets)
Missouri Department of Transportation and Highway Patrol Employees' Retirement System
Public Safety Personnel Retirement System of the State of Arizona
San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association
San Diego County Employees Retirement Association

Large Corporate Plan of the Year ($10 billion or more in assets)
AT&T Investment Management Corp.
Boeing Co.
General Motors Asset Management Corp.
Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co.


Small Corporate Plan of the Year (Less than $10 billion in assets)
Alcoa
Cargill
International Paper Co.
Royal Bank of Canada

Large Endowment or Foundation of the Year ($1.5 billion or more)
DUMAC
KAUST Investment Management Co.
Ohio State University
University of Texas Investment Management Co.

Small Endowment or Foundation of the Year (Less than $1.5 billion)
Cook Children’s Health Care System
Museum of Modern Art
New York University School of Law
Vassar College

Family Office of the Year
Cooper Family Office
Fuqua Capital Corp.
Mount Vernon Investments
Willett Advisors

Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year
James Mnookin, Cambridge Associates
Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater
John Shearman, Albourne America
James Vos, Aksia

The following award winners and hedge fund firm nominees were previously announced.

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Bruce Kovner, Founder and Chairman, Caxton Associates

Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient
Jeffrey Scott, Chief Investment Officer, Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.

Hedge Fund Firm Nominees
Institutional Hedge Fund Firm of the Year
Appaloosa Management
BlackRock
Bridgewater Associates
CQS
Paulson & Co.

Emerging Hedge Fund Firm of the Year
Astenbeck Capital Management
Grant Capital Partners
Hutchin Hill Capital
Senrigan Capital Group
Stelliam Investment Management

Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year 

Appaloosa Management
Centerbridge Partners
Fortress Investment Group
Marathon Asset Management
VR Global Partners

Equity-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year
Glenview Capital Management
NorthStar Capital Funds
Omega Advisors
SAC Capital Advisors
Visium Asset Management

Event-Driven Hedge Fund Firm of the Year
Paulson & Co.
Perry Capital
Pershing Square Capital Management
Third Point
ValueAct Capital

Macro-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year

AQR Capital Management
BlueCrest Capital Management
BlueGold Capital Management
Bridgewater Associates
BTG Pactual

Multistrategy Hedge Fund Firm of the Year

Carlson Capital
Hudson Bay Capital Management
Millennium Management
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
Whitebox Advisors

Relative Value Hedge Fund Firm of the Year

BlueMountain Capital Management
Capula Investment Management
Lazard Asset Management
Saba Capital Management
Structured Portfolio Management

Large Fund of Hedge Funds Firm of the Year
Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild
Blackstone Group
J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management
Prisma Capital Partners
SkyBridge Capital

Small Fund of Hedge Funds Firm of the Year
Dorchester Capital Advisors
Magnitude Capital
PineBridge Investments
Signet Group
Van Biema Value Partners

Hedge Fund Seeder Firm of the Year
Blackstone Group
FRM Capital Advisors
PioneerPath Capital
Protégé Partners
Tiger Management Corp.


The 2011 Rising Stars of Hedge Funds, up-and-coming professionals poised to be future leaders of the global hedge fund industry, will be announced in the coming week.

All will be honored, and winners will be announced and awarded at a dinner and ceremony on Monday, June 20, 2011, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

The awards dinner is held in conjunction with Institutional Investor Conferences’ Hedge Fund Investor Symposium, June 21-22, 2010, in New York City.

About Institutional Investor magazine
Now entering its fifth decade, Institutional Investor has consistently distinguished itself among the world’s foremost financial publications with groundbreaking journalism and incisive writing that provides “must read” intelligence for a global audience. This award-winning magazine is essential reading for the world’s leading financiers, corporate executives and government officials, who rely on the breadth and depth of coverage that have made Institutional Investor such a premier publication. www.iimagazine.com

About the Hedge Fund Industry Awards
For the past 9 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. www.hedgefundindustryawards.com

See the complete list of nominees for the 2011 Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

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