Tiger’s Robertson & NJ’s Kramer honored; 50 hedge fund firms nominated in Hedge Fund Industry Awards
05/01/2010

Institutional Investor magazine proudly announces the recipients of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Contribution Award, and its fifty manager award nominees in the 8th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

Online PR News – 01-May-2010 – – Institutional Investor magazine proudly announces the recipients of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Contribution Award, and its fifty manager award nominees in the 8th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT
Julian Robertson Jr., Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management Corp.

Few if any managers have had a more profound impact on the hedge fund industry than Julian Robertson Jr., the founder of famed Tiger Management Corp.(Click here for the complete article)

http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/alternatives/Articles/2470096/Julian-Robertson-Receives-Hedge-Fund-Industry-Lifetime-Achievement-Award.html

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD RECIPIENT
Orin Kramer, Chairman, New Jersey State Investment Council

As chairman of the New Jersey State Investment Council, which oversees the division that manages New Jersey’s $67.3 billion pension fund, Orin Kramer pushed the system to invest in hedge funds and other alternatives.(Click here for the complete article)

http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/alternatives/Articles/2470105/Hedge-Fund-Industry-Awards-Honors-Orin-Kramer-For-Outstanding-Contribution.html

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
HealthCor Management
Merchants' Gate Capital

EQUITY-FOCUSED HEDGE FUND OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Lansdowne Partners
Pershing Square Capital Management
SAC Capital Advisors
Stelliam Investment Management
Viking Global Investors

CREDIT-FOCUSED HEDGE FUND OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Appaloosa Management
Avenue Capital Group
Canyon Capital Advisors
Centerbridge Partners
Pacific Investment Management Co.

MACRO-FOCUSED HEDGE FUND OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
BlueCrest Capital Management
BlueGold Capital Management
Moore Capital Management
Pharo Management
Tudor Investment Corp.

MULTISTRATEGY HEDGE FUND OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
D.E. Shaw & Co.
Hudson Bay Capital Management
Millennium Management
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
Perry Capital

RELATIVE VALUE HEDGE FUND OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Barnegat Fund Management
BlueMountain Capital Management
Citadel Investment Group
CQS
Pine River Capital Management

LARGE FUND OF HEDGE FUNDS FIRM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
Lighthouse Partners
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
Permal Group
Prisma Capital Partners

SMALL FUND OF HEDGE FUNDS FIRM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Corbin Capital Partners
Greenlight Masters
Magnitude Capital
NewFinance Capital
SSARIS Advisors

HEDGE FUND SEEDER FIRM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Investcorp Investment Advisers
Larch Lane Advisors
Paloma Partners Management Co.
Protégé Partners
SkyBridge Capital

Nominees in the following categories, as well as the 2010 Rising Stars of Hedge Funds - up-and-coming professionals poised to be future leaders of the global hedge fund industry - will be announced on Wednesday, May 5th.

Institutional Investor and Consultant Award Categories
Large Public Plan of the Year
Small Public Plan of the Year
Large Corporate Plan of the Year
Small Corporate Plan of the Year
Large Endowment or Foundation of the Year
Small Endowment or Foundation of the Year
Family Office of the Year
Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year

Kramer, Robertson, this year’s Rising Stars of Hedge Funds and more than seventy 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.

http://www.hedgefundsymposium.com/

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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/