CME Group and BarclayHedge Honor Managed Futures Leaders

CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group and BarclayHedge recognized managed futures industry leaders at the second annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards yesterday. The ceremony preceded MFA's Forum 2013 in Chicago and was hosted by Fox Business Network Anchor Liz Claman and featured live entertainment by Comedian Jim Gaffigan.

Keith Campbell, Chairman, Campbell & Company won the Managed Futures Pinnacle Achievement Award for his contributions to the advancement and integrity of the managed futures industry. His success in building Campbell & Company into a widely respected provider of absolute return investment strategies has helped investors worldwide realize the value of managed futures programs.

The full list of award recipients follows:

BEST DIVERSIFIED CTA


2012 Best Diversified CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Crabel Capital Management, LLC

2012 Best Diversified CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

Stenger Capital Management

5-Year Best Diversified CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Two Sigma Investments, LLC

5-Year Best Diversified CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

Newton Capital Partners



BEST MULTI-ADVISOR FUND


2012 Best Multi-Advisor Futures Fund

AC Investment Management, LLC

5-Year Best Multi-Advisor Futures Fund

AC Investment Management, LLC



TOP EMERGING CTA


2012 Best Emerging CTA

Global Sigma Group, LLC



BEST SINGLE SECTOR CTA


2012 Best Single Sector CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Dominice & Co – Asset Management

2012 Best Single Sector CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

Rosetta Capital Management, LLC

5-Year Best Single Sector CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Dominice & Co – Asset Management

5-Year Best Single Sector CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

AAA Capital Management Advisors, Ltd.



BEST OPTIONS STRATEGY


2012 Best Options Strategy

LJM Partners, Ltd. 

5-Year Best Options Strategy

LJM Partners, Ltd. 

Managers were nominated based on quantitative data provided by BarclayHedge for the various award categories. All data was collected and analyzed by BarclayHedge. CME Group can neither verify nor negate the accuracy of the data used to calculate nominees and winners. Learn more at www.mfpawards.com.

About CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.  CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

CME Group is a trademark of CME Group Inc. The Globe Logo, CME, Globex and Chicago Mercantile Exchange are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.  CBOT and the Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc.  NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange and ClearPort are registered trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.  COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc.  KCBOT, KCBT and Kansas City Board of Trade are trademarks of The Board of Trade of Kansas City, Missouri, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) and its products can be found at www.cmegroup.com.

About BarclayHedge
BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, Barclay has been publishing performance data and rankings based on that data since 1990 and currently maintains data on more than 12,000 alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its Managed Futures, Hedge Fund, and Fund of Funds databases to thousands of investors. Barclay's 10 managed futures indices, 18 hedge fund indices, and 7 UCITS indices are universally recognized as alternative investment performance benchmarks and are utilized by investment professionals around the globe.

The BarclayHedge team includes 20 research specialists, programmers, and data administration personnel experienced in alternative investments, and have been under the continuous leadership of its founder, Sol Waksman, since its inception.

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