2023 Winners

Winners are determined objectively, using a combination of Sharpe ratios and absolute returns. This quantitative approach ensures the awards reflect the two primary aims of hedge funds – to manage volatility, and to deliver positive returns for investors.

2023 Winners
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Arbitrage (Arbitrage & Relative Value)

New Frontier GO Fund SPC - New Frontier Absolute Return Fund


Water Wood Capital Management

Arbitrage (Quant & Market Neutral)

Mozi Fund SPC - Mozi Currency Fund


Water Wood Capital Management

Asia ex Japan

FengHe Fund Management


FengHe Fund Management

Asia inc Japan

Aurigin Fund


Aurigin Capital Management

Australian Equity

Salt Long Short Fund


Salt Funds Management

Chinese Equity

OP New Economy Growth Fund


Oscar and Partners Capital Limited

Credit & Specialist Finance

Merricks Capital Agriculture Credit Fund


Merricks Capital

Digital Assets

Elite SPC - Fore Elite Flagship Fund


Fore Elite Capital Management

Emerging Manager & Smaller Fund - Equity Strategies

LIM Japan Event Fund


LIM Advisors

Emerging Manager & Smaller Fund - Macro, Fixed Income & Relative Value

Ten Fund


Ten Asset Management

Event Driven & Distressed

Unifi Alternative Investment Fund


Unifi Capital

Fixed Income

Aura High Yield SME Fund


Aura Funds Management

Fund of Hedge Funds

ATAF Sub Fund


Nanjia Capital

Global Equity (Above $500 million)

UG Hidden Dragon Special Opportunity Fund


UG Investment Advisers

Global Equity (Below $500 million)

PM Capital Global Companies Fund


PM Capital

Indian Equity

Alpha Alternatives Equity Absolute Return Strategy


Alpha Alternatives Fund Advisors

Japanese Equity

Japan-Up Unit Trust


Strategic Capital

Macro

Arminius Capital ALPS Fund


Arminius Capital Advisory

Managed Futures, Commodities and FX

Alpha Meow Fortune Grace Fund


Meow Capital

Multi Strategy

Theoria Multi-Strategy Fund


Theoria Capital Management

UCITS

Kotak Funds: India Midcap Fund 

FundRock Management Company

New Fund of the Year

Epimelis China Absolute Return Master Fund


Epimelis Capital

Management Firm of The Year


Simplex Asset Management

Fund of the Year

Arminius Capital ALPS Fund


Arminius Capital Advisory

Billion Dollar Fund of the Year

Ariose China Growth Fund


Ariose Capital Management

Long Term - 3 Years

Atyant Capital India Fund


Atyant Capital Management

Long Term - 5 Years

L1 Capital Global Opportunities Fund


L1 Capital

Long Term - 10 Years

UG Hidden Dragon Special Opportunity Fund


UG Investment Advisers

2022 Winners
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Management Firm of the Year


UG Investment Advisers

Fund of the Year

Ariose China Growth Fund

Ariose Capital Management

Billion Dollar Fund of the Year

UG Greater China Multi-Strategy Fund

UG Investment Advisers

New Fund of the Year

Dilead Supreme No.1 Hedge Fund

Shanghai Dilead Asset

Arbitrage (Arbitrage & Relative Value)

New Frontier GO Fund SPC - New Frontier Absolute Return Fund SP

Water Wood Group

Arbitrage (Quant & Market Neutral)

Regal Tasman Market Neutral

Regal Funds Management

Asia ex Japan

GAO Black Lotus VCC - ASV Fund

GAO Capital

Asia inc Japan

Panah Fund

AIMS Asset Management

Australian Equity

CC Sage Capital Absolute Return Fund

Sage Capital

Chinese Equity

Ariose China Growth Fund

Ariose Capital Management

Digital Assets

Pythagoras Investment Management LLC - US Fund

Pythagoras Investment Management

Emerging Manager / Smaller Fund - Equity

The Atlantic Pacific Australian Equity Fund

APSEC Funds Management

Emerging Manager / Smaller Fund - Non-Equity

Ascent Global Futures

Pilgrim Partners Asia

Event Driven

Simplex Value Up Strategy

Simplex Asset Management

Fixed Income, High Yield & Distressed

Aura High Yield SME Fund

Aura Funds Management

Fund of Hedge Funds

ATAF Sub Fund

Nanija Capital

Global Equity

Regal Tactical Opportunities Fund

Regal Funds Management

Indian Equity

Avendus Absolute Return Fund

Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies

Japanese Equity

Nomura Japanese Equity Market Neutral - Dual Alpha Strategy

Nomura Asset Management

Long Term Performance - 10 Years

WIM Global Fund

Value Star Asset Management

Long Term Performance - 5 Years

L1 Capital Global Opportunities Fund

L1 Capital

Long Term Performance - 3 Years

WIM Global Fund

Value Star Asset Management

Macro

Bright Stream Macro Fund

Bright Stream Capital Management

Managed Futures, Commodities and FX

GCI Systematic Macro Strategy

GCI Asset Management

Multi Strategy

L1 Capital Global Opportunities Fund

L1 Capital

Single Country

Brooker Sukhothai Fund

Swiss-Asia Financial Services

Specialist Finance & Credit

VTeam Siegfried Supply Chain Finance Fund

Siegfried Asset Management

UCITS - Equity

Fourton Komodo Indonesia

Fourton Oy

UCITS - Non Equity

Schroder ISF Asian Bond Total Return

Schroders Investment Management

2021 Winners
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Arbitrage (Relative Value / Quant & Market Neutral)

Regal Investment Trust

Regal Funds Management

Asia ex Japan – Over US$500M

PYN Elite

PYN Fund Management Ltd

Asia Ex Japan – Under US$500M

Asian Equity Special Opportunities Portfolio

RAYS Capital Partners Limited

Digital Assets

Fore Elite Capital Management
Elite SPC - Fore Elite Flagship Fund
Ternary Fund Management
Alphanonce Market Neutral Feeder

Australian Equity

Sandon Capital Master Fund

Sandon Capital

Chinese Equity – Over US$250M

GH China Century Fund

LyGH Capital Pte Ltd

Chinese Equity - Under US$250M

SVI Value Multiplier Fund

Strategic Vision Investment

Emerging Manager / Smaller Fund (US10M – US$50M)

Tantallon Tech & Sustainability Fund

Tantallon Capital Limited

Event Driven

Athos Asia Event Driven Fund

Athos Capital Limited

Fixed Income, High Yield & Distressed

Everbright Dynamic Bond Fund

China Everbright Asset Management Ltd

Fund of Hedge Funds

Gopher China Equity Selection Fund

Gopher Asset Management

Global Equity – Over US$250M

Pure Heart Value Investment Fund

Pureheart Capital Asia Limited

Global Equity - Under US$250M

Trafalgar Capital - Trafalgar Trading Fund

Trafalgar Capital Management (HK) Limited

Indian Equity

Hornbill Orchid India Fund

Hornbill Capital Advisors LLP

Japanese Equity

Zyg Fund

Zyg Pte Ltd

Long Term Awards: 3 Years (Over US$250M)

CloudAlpha Tech Fund

CloudAlpha Capital Management Ltd

Long Term Awards: 5 Years (Over US$500M)

Anatole Partners Master Fund

Anatole Investment Management Limited

Macro - Over US$500M

Quantedge Global Fund

Quantedge Capital

Macro – Under US$500M

AVM Global Opportunity Fund

Swiss-Asia Financial Services Pte. Ltd

Managed Futures, Commodities and FX

Systematica China Markets Fund

Systematica Investments Limited

Multi Strategy

Avendus Enhanced Return Fund

Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies

New Fund of the Year

Prudence Multi-Strategy SPC - Credit SP

Prudence Asset Management Limited

Single Country

AFC Vietnam Fund

Asia Frontier Capital

Specialist Finance & Credit

TCM Asia Opportunities Master Fund

Tahan Capital Management Pte. Ltd.

UCITS

India Acorn ICAV - Ashoka India Opportunities Fund UCITS

White Oak Capital Partners Pte Ltd

Management Firm of the Year


Platinum Asset Management

2019 Performance Winners
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Credit

Orchard Global Asset Management 

ChapelGate Credit Opportunity Fund

Event driven 

Black Crane 

Black Crane Asia Opportunities Fund

Event driven - 3 years

Athos Capital 

Athos Asia Event Driven Fund 

Fixed income

Orchard Global Asset Management 

ChapelGate Credit Opportunity Fund 

Fund of hedge funds - 3 years

Fullerton Fund Management 

Fullerton Absolute Return-Asia Prime

Fund of hedge funds - multi-strategy

Persistent Asset Management 

Persistent Edge Asia Partners Master Fund

Fund of hedge funds - specialist

Persistent Asset Management 

Persistent Edge Global Healthcare Fund 

India fund

Monsoon Capital 

Monsoon India Dynamic Alpha Fund

Australia fund

Regal Funds Management 

Regal Australian Small Companies Fund 

Long/short equity - Asia ex Japan

Ally Bridge Group 

Ally Bridge LB Healthcare Fund 

Long/short equity - Asia inc Japan

Anatole Investment Management 

Anatole Partners Master Fund

Long/short equity - Global

Antipodes Partners 

Antipodes Global Fund 

Long/short equity Greater China overall

Greenwoods Asset Management 

Greenwoods China Healthcare Fund

Long/short equity Greater China under $250m

Golden Pine Capital 

Golden Pine Fund 

Long/short equity - Japan

ACG Management 

Akito Fund

Long/short equity - long-term performance - 3 years

Trafalgar Capital Management 

Trafalgar Trading Fund

Macro

Entropy Asset Management 

Entropy Global Macro Fund 

Managed futures/CTA

GCI Asset Management 

GCI Systematic Macro Strategy 

Multi-strategy 

Gen2 Partners Asset Management 

KS Asia Absolute Return Fund IC 

Emerging manager

Pilgrim Partners Asia

Ascent Global Futures

Quant Equity

Nipun Asia Total Return Fund
Nipun Capital

OQ Asia Absolute Alpha Fund 
OQ Funds Management

Regal Investment Fund
Regal Funds Management

Sino Vision Market Neutral Fund 
Grand Alliance Asset Management

Relative value

True Partner Advisor 

True Partner Fund

Commodities

RCMA Asset Management 

Merchant Commodity Fund

2019 Service Winners
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Best administrator - under $30bn single manager


Vistra

Best administrator - over $30bn single manager


BNY Mellon

Best administrator – small managers


Vistra

Best administrator - fund of hedge funds


BNP Paribas

Best administrator – overall


BNY Mellon

Best hedge fund platform


Privium Fund Management

Best fund accounting and reporting software


Apex Fund Services

Best technology provider


SS&C GlobeOp

Best portfolio management software


Enfusion

Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance


Complyport

Best offshore law firm


Harneys

Best onshore law firm


Sidley Austin

Best boutique prime broker


Saxo Capital Markets

Best overall prime broker


Morgan Stanley

Best prime broker – capital introduction


Goldman Sachs

Best audit services


EY

Best advisory firm – tax


EY

Best cyber-security service


Eze Castle Integration

Best risk management technology provider


Enfusion