The Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the Event driven – over $500m category, alongside three other nominees.
Information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available below and at https://hfmeuropeanperformanceawards.awardstage.com.
Entry rules for inclusion, criteria and judging decisions:
Funds interested in participating in the awards programme must submit all information via the official HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2019 Online Entry Form.
Only funds with their management/advisory company or team based in Europe will be eligible for the awards.
Funds submitting for all categories (apart from newcomer and fund of hedge funds categories) must have a minimum of 25 million (USD) in AuM as of February 2019.
Funds entering any of the categories except the newcomer categories must submit a 3-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.
Funds entering the long-term performance (5 years) categories must submit a 5-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.
The judging panel, chaired by HFMWeek editorial staff, will comprise of leading institutional and private investors and investment consultants. The judges are carefully selected for their wealth of experience and expertise, as well as their absence of conflicts of interest.
Each member of the judging panel will have an equal vote in choosing the winners in each category they are assigned. Decisions should be unanimous, but a majority will suffice. Judges will take account of risk-adjusted performance, relative AuM and any other professional knowledge about shortlisted funds to come to their decision.
The above information is a summary taken from the HFM website.