NEW YORK, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund won the Convertible arbitrage category at the Alt Credit Intelligence US Performance Awards held in New York on February 15, 2017. The Polygon Distressed Opportunities Fund was also one of eight nominees in the Distressed securities category.
Mike Humphries, CIO of the Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund, commented: "It is an honor to have won the Alt Credit Intelligence US Performance Award. We have a strong team and I am especially pleased with the collective effort once again this year."
The Alt Credit Intelligence US Performance Awards are compiled by Alt Credit Intelligence, a publication of Pageant Media. Information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/206201/518014/.
Polygon is a global private investment firm founded in 2002 managing approximately $1.6 billion across a number of asset classes and businesses. Its investment capabilities are supported by a robust operational and risk infrastructure. Polygon is owned by Tetragon Financial Group Limited and is a part of Tetragon's alternative asset management business, TFG Asset Management.
Tetragon is a closed-ended investment company that invests in a broad range of assets, including bank loans, real estate, equities, credit, convertible bonds and infrastructure and TFG Asset Management, a diversified alternative asset management business. Where sensible, through TFG Asset Management, Tetragon seeks to own all, or a portion, of asset management companies with which it invests in order to enhance the returns achieved on its capital. Tetragon's investment objective is to generate distributable income and capital appreciation. It aims to provide stable returns to investors across various credit, equity, interest rate, inflation and real estate cycles. The company is traded on Euronext in Amsterdam N.V. and on the Specialist Fund Segment of the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information please visit the company's website at www.tetragoninv.com.
Rules for inclusion, entry criteria and judging decisions:
Funds submitting in all categories must have their management/advisory company or team based in the USA or Canada and submit their USD share class.
No minimum asset size is required for the newcomer category. Please submit the asset size in USD ending September 2015.
Funds submitting for all categories apart from the newcomer category must have a minimum of 50 million (USD) in assets under management ending September 2016.
Funds submitting for the newcomer category must have a track record of between 12-35 months ending with their September 2016 net performance figures.
Funds submitting for any of the categories except the newcomer category must have a track record of 3 years ending with their September 2016 net performance figures.
This release does not contain or constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. The securities of Tetragon have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons unless they are registered under applicable law or exempt from registration. Tetragon does not intend to register any portion of its securities in the United States or to conduct a public offer of securities in the United States. In addition, Tetragon has not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, and investors will not be entitled to the benefits of such Act. Tetragon is registered in the public register of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under Section 1:107 of the Financial Markets Supervision Act as a collective investment scheme from a designated country.
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SOURCE Tetragon Financial Group Limited