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Alternative IQ Announces Top Contenders for the 10th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards

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Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 3, 2017) - Alternative IQ today announced the Top Contenders for the 2017 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards, the highest honour in Canada's hedge fund industry. The Winners will receive their awards on Tuesday, October 17th at a Gala Dinner at One King West Hotel in Toronto following THE Canadian Hedge Fund Conference.

The Canadian Hedge Fund Awards help investors identify the most exceptional hedge funds of the year, recognizing winners in 4 categories as well as the 2017 Overall Best Canadian Hedge Fund. The hedge fund awards are based solely on quantitative performance data to June 30th, with Fundata managing the tabulation of the data to determine the winners.

In alphabetical order, the Top Contenders for 2017 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards are:

Overall Best 2017 Canadian Hedge Fund:
(based on 10 year best combined annualized return and Sharpe ratio).

Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)Goodwood Milford Fund
Blair Franklin Global Credit FundKing & Victoria Fund LP
CC&L Global Equity Market Neutral FundPH&N Absolute Return Fund
CI Global Opportunities FundTrident Global Opportunities Fund
Formula Growth Hedge FundVenator Founders Fund

 

Equity Focused:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 5 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
Agilith North American Diversified Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
Goodwood SPValue Fund
Lionguard Opportunities Fund
Loubani Fund I LP
NISO Fund
Pender Select Ideas Fund
Portland Focused Plus Fund LP
Purpose Enhanced US Equity Fund
The K2 Principal Trust
Agilith North American Diversified Fund
Calrossie Partners Fund
DKAM Capital Ideas Fund
Fiera Long Short Equity Fund
Formula Growth Hedge Fund
Highstreet Global Equity Fund
JC Clark Adaly Fund
Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund
Peregrine Investment Management Fund LP
ROMC Fund
Calrossie Partners Fund
DKAM Capital Ideas Fund
Exemplar Canadian Focus Portfolio
Fiera Long Short Equity Fund
Formula Growth Hedge Fund
Highstreet Global Equity Fund
Hirsch Performance Fund
King & Victoria Fund LP
Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund
ROMC Fund

 

Credit Focused:

Best 1 Year Return
Best 5 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
Algonquin Debt Strategies Fund LP
East Coast Performance Fund LP
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Lawrence Park Enhanced Preferred Fund
LOGIQ Credit Opportunities Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Income Opportunities Fund
Picton Mahoney Special Situations Fund
RP Select Opportunities Fund
YTM Capital Credit Opportunities Fund
Blair Franklin Global Credit Fund
East Coast Performance Fund LP
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Goodwood Milford Fund
Lawrence Park Credit Strategies Fund
Marret Investment Grade Hedged Strategies Fund
Picton Mahoney Income Opportunities Fund
RP Debt Opportunities Fund
RP Fixed Income Plus
Venator Income Fund
Blair Franklin Global Credit Fund
East Coast Performance Fund LP
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Goodwood Milford Fund
Lawrence Park Credit Strategies Fund
Marret Investment Grade Hedged Strategies Fund
Picton Mahoney Income Opportunities Fund
RP Debt Opportunities Fund
RP Fixed Income Plus
Venator Income Fund

 

Market Neutral:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Best 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Global Equity Market Neutral Fund
EHP Guardian Fund
FDP Market Neutral Private Portfolio
Formula Growth Alpha Fund
HGC Arbitrage Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
SG US Market Neutral Fund
WARATAH Energy
WARATAH One
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Global Equity Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Market Neutral Fund
Curvature LP            
Curvature Market Neutral Fund (Arrow)
Fiera Market Neutral Equity Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
Ross Smith Capital Investment Fund
SG US Market Neutral Fund
WARATAH One
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Global Equity Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Market Neutral Fund
Curvature LP           
Curvature Market Neutral Fund (Arrow)
Fiera Market Neutral Equity Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
Ross Smith Capital Investment Fund
SG US Market Neutral Fund
WARATAH One

 

Global Macro/Managed Futures/Multi-Strategy:

Best 1 Year Return
Best 5 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
Aventine Stable Income Fund
Barometer Global Macro Pool
Dynamic Income Opportunities Fund
JM Catalyst Fund
Kensington Hedge Fund 1
MacNicol & Associates Absolute Return Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
PH&N Absolute Return Fund
Picton Mahoney Diversified Strategies Fund
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)       
Barometer Global Macro Pool
Claret Global Multi-Asset Fund
Dynamic Income Opportunities Fund
J. Zechner Associates Global Hedged Growth Fund
JM Catalyst Fund
Kensington Hedge Fund 1
MacNicol & Associates Absolute Return Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
Palos Income Fund, LP
PH&N Absolute Return Fund
Aventine Stable Income Fund
Dynamic Income Opportunities Fund
Inflection Strategic Opportunities Fund
JM Catalyst Fund
Kensington Hedge Fund 1
MacNicol & Associates Absolute Return Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
PH&N Absolute Return Fund
Picton Mahoney Diversified Strategies Fund
Ross Smith Opportunities Fund

 

A total of 208 Canadian Hedge Funds were included in the 2017 CHFA program.

Preceding the Gala Awards Dinner on October 17th, at which award-winning Hanif Mamdani, Head of Alternative Investments at RBC Global Asset Management, will deliver this year's Keynote Address, delegates at THE Canadian Hedge Fund Conference will hear from 3 panels of allocators as they discuss their attitudes and intentions about investing in hedge funds. Speakers and panelists include Pension Funds: Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO), Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP); Family Offices: Highview Financial Group, Prime Quadrant, Richardson GMP Private Family Office, and Westcourt Capital Corporation; and IIROC Dealers: Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management - the Hayhoe Team, CIBC Wood Gundy - The Richard Smith Group, RBC Wealth Management, and Scotia McLeod - Tabarrok Portfolio Management .

KPMG and Fundata Canada are the Principal Sponsors of the Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. THE 2017 Canadian Hedge Fund Conference and Gala Awards Dinner would simply not be possible without the generous support of all its partners, including Table Sponsors: Apex Fund Services, Commonwealth Fund Services, and SGGG Fund Services; Contributing Presenters: CIBC Capital Markets, McMillan LLP, and Sigma Analysis and Management; Associate Sponsors: Alliance Sales and Marketing, AUM Law, and IRI; and Media Partners: 100 Women in Finance, CAIA Association, Hedge Fund Alert, NEMA, and Newsfile. This year's Charity Partner is Help for Children.

For more information about the CHFA program go to: www.alternativeiq.com or call:

Julia E. Makepeace
Managing Director, Alternative IQ and President, Alliance Sales and Marketing, Inc.
jmakepeace@alliancesalesandmarketing.com
416-906-3782

About Alternative IQ: Alternative IQ is dedicated to celebrating, supporting and expanding Canada's Hedge Fund Industry. AIQ produces the annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program, its presentation event held in Toronto each October (performance as at June 30th), and THE Canadian Hedge Fund Conference, also held annually in Toronto. Alternative IQ also produces the CHFA Winners Showcase annual events, at which the Managers of the award-winning hedge funds present to investors, as well as various other programs and publications serving the hedge fund industry in Canada. Alternative IQ is a division of Alliance Sales and Marketing, Inc.

About the Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards: The Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards were first held in 2008 and have a two-fold objective: firstly, to recognize and celebrate the talent in Canada's hedge fund industry and, secondly, to raise awareness of that expertise in the wider investor community. The Canadian Hedge Fund Awards are based solely on quantitative performance data to June 30th, with Fundata Canada managing the tabulation of the data to determine the winners.

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