HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced the winners of their first annual awards program, the Context 365 Awards.
The Context 365 Awards acknowledge and celebrate the industry's top fund managers who have stood out for their process and performance contributions to the industry over the past year.
Context's outstanding network of allocators voted on the winners, which were announced on October 3 at Context Summits New York 2019 at the New York City Hilton Midtown. Awards were presented in seven categories and winners received an annual membership to Context 365 and a networking pass to Context Summits Miami 2020. This year's winners include:
Best Discretionary Macro Fund Hain Capital Group
Best Emerging Manager (0-3 years track record, AUM up to $100 million) LRT Capital Management, LLC
Best Emerging Markets Fund Waha Capital
Best Long Short Equity Fund KG Funds Management LLC
Best Market Neutral Equity Fund Liberty Park Capital Management, LLC
Best Systematic Macro Fund Greenland Investment Management
Best Woman-Owned Fund Altum Capital Management LLC
Ron Biscardi, co-founder and CEO of Context Summits, commented: "Pressure from competition and investors is creating a new standard for hedge funds launching in today's fickle environment. The winners of our inaugural Context 365 Awards have demonstrated superior performance and a unique and differentiated investment strategy that can likely withstand the test of time. We congratulate this year's winners and are proud to showcase their success. Context remains committed to supporting alternative managers and working to amplify their strategies to our unique network of allocators."
An elite panel of industry experts reviewed and selected the finalists for each category. Finalists were selected on the broad range of long-term performance metrics, including the full history of the fund's absolute return, volatility, additional risk adjusted returns and other risk related metrics.
Context recently announced the launch of Context 365, an online platform offering the alternative asset management community access to Context's exclusive network of allocators, investment managers and service providers year-round. This awards program showcases some of the strategies available over the platform.
About Context | 365 Context 365 is an online solution for the alternative investment community where members can access our exclusive network of allocators, investment managers and service providers year-round. Through this system, relevant connections can be made on an ongoing basis using Context 365's proprietary analytics and membership profiles. This unique technology, combined with Context Summit events, is an easy-to-use, efficient and effective way to make and maintain relationships within the alternative investment community. For more details, please visit: https://contextsummits.com/context365/.
About Context Summits As the preeminent producer of events for the alternative asset management industry, Context Summits focuses on elevating the conference experience through an innovative format and structure where relationship building leads to unmatched results. A pioneer of the one-on-one 'summit' format, Context Summits utilizes an innovative approach to deliver effective and transparent networking events that elevate the conference experience for managers and allocators. Through its systematic approach, Context Summits is able to attract high quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive. For more details, please visit: http://www.contextsummits.com.