Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund Wins 2019 EuroHedge Event Driven Award

London, 14 February 2020 – Polygon Global Partners LLP, the London-based investment firm, is pleased to announce that the Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund has won the 2019 Eurohedge Award in the Event Driven category. There were four other nominees for this award.

Reade Griffith, co-Founder of Polygon, commented: “We are very proud that the work of our European equities team has been recognised and are delighted to have won this award. We continue to focus on identifying less-followed opportunities where we can unlock value and we see a range of significant opportunities in Europe today.”

The Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund was also nominated for EuroHedge Fund of the Year. Polygon was nominated for EuroHedge Management Firm of the Year and the Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated in the Convertibles & Volatility category. Including the four EuroHedge nominations in 2019, the firm has been nominated 19 times in five categories and has won seven times over the last ten years.

The EuroHedge Award is organised by EuroHedge magazine, a publication of HFM Global. Further information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at https://eurohedgeawards.awardstage.com.

2019 EuroHedge Award Nomination – Management Firm of the Year

Polygon Global Partners was nominated for the 2019 EuroHedge Award in the “Management Firm of the Year” category. There are six other nominees for this award.

The EuroHedge Award is organised by EuroHedge magazine, a publication of Hedge Fund Intelligence.

To be considered for an award, funds must submit performance data to the Hedge Fund Intelligence Database and have at least a 12-month track record history.

Winners are decided using an established methodology based upon a combination of Sharpe ratios and returns over the relevant time period.

Nominations are decided by those funds in each peer group that achieve the strongest Sharpe ratios over 12 months, so long as they also beat the median returns in their relevant peer groups and are within 10% of their high-water marks.

The eventual winners will be the funds that have the best returns, as long as they also have Sharpe ratios within 25% of the best Sharpe of the nominees in their relevant peer groups.

The “Management Firm of the Year” is based on the one-year performance across a firm’s various funds.

Further information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at www.hedgefundintelligence.com.

2019 EuroHedge Award Nomination – Event Driven

The Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund was nominated for the 2019 EuroHedge Award in the “Event Driven” category. There are four other nominees for this award.

The EuroHedge Award is organised by EuroHedge magazine, a publication of Hedge Fund Intelligence.

To be considered for an award, funds must submit performance data to the Hedge Fund Intelligence Database and have at least a 12-month track record history.

Winners are decided using an established methodology based upon a combination of Sharpe ratios and returns over the relevant time period.

Nominations are decided by those funds in each peer group that achieve the strongest Sharpe ratios over 12 months, so long as they also beat the median returns in their relevant peer groups and are within 10% of their high-water marks.

The eventual winners will be the funds that have the best returns, as long as they also have Sharpe ratios within 25% of the best Sharpe of the nominees in their relevant peer groups.

Further information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at www.hedgefundintelligence.com.

2019 EuroHedge Award Nomination – Convertibles & Volatility

The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated for the 2019 EuroHedge Award in the “Convertibles & Volatility” category. There are four other nominees for this award.

The EuroHedge Award is organised by EuroHedge magazine, a publication of Hedge Fund Intelligence.

To be considered for an award, funds must submit performance data to the Hedge Fund Intelligence Database and have at least a 12-month track record history.

Winners are decided using an established methodology based upon a combination of Sharpe ratios and returns over the relevant time period.

Nominations are decided by those funds in each peer group that achieve the strongest Sharpe ratios over 12 months, so long as they also beat the median returns in their relevant peer groups and are within 10% of their high-water marks.

The eventual winners will be the funds that have the best returns, as long as they also have Sharpe ratios within 25% of the best Sharpe of the nominees in their relevant peer groups.

Further information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at www.hedgefundintelligence.com.

2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nomination – Event driven – over $500m

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.

2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nomination – European equity – over $500m

The Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the European equity – over $500m category, alongside five 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.

2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nomination – European equity long term performance (5 years) – over $500m

The Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the European equity long term performance (5 years) – over $500m category, alongside seven 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.

2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nomination – Credit long-term performance (5 years) – over $500m

The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the Credit long-term performance (5 years) – over $500m category, alongside five 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.

2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nomination – Credit – over $500m

The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the Credit – over $500m category, alongside four 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.

2018 EuroHedge Award Nomination – Convertible & Volatility

The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated for the 2018 EuroHedge Award in the “Convertibles & Volatility” category. There were four other nominees for this award.

The EuroHedge Award is organised by EuroHedge magazine, a publication of Hedge Fund Intelligence.

To be considered for an award, funds must submit performance data to the Hedge Fund Intelligence Database and have at least a 12-month track record history.

Winners are decided using an established methodology based upon a combination of Sharpe ratios and returns over the relevant time period.

Nominations are decided by those funds in each peer group that achieve the strongest Sharpe ratios over 12 months, so long as they also beat the median returns in their relevant peer groups and are within 10% of their high-water marks.

The eventual winners will be the funds that have the best returns, as long as they also have Sharpe ratios within 25% of the best Sharpe of the nominees in their relevant peer groups.

Further information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available at www.hedgefundintelligence.com.