- Generali Investments' Absolute Return Convertible Bond fund won two awards
- Henderson's UK Absolute Return fund won two awards
- The Pictet Total Return Agora and UBS' Equity Opportunity Long Short funds won one award each
Organized by the Hedge Fund Journal and currently in their sixth year, the UCITS Hedge Awards reward the best performing funds on a risk adjusted basis across a range of asset classes and strategies. The winners are chosen following the in-house calculation of the Sharpe ratio based upon the 2015 full calendar year data points.
Generali Investments, the main asset manager of the Generali Group, has received a significant double acknowledgement for its expertise in convertible bonds. The Generali Investments SICAV (GIS) Absolute Return Convertible Bond fund was awarded as the Best Performing Fund in 2015, and Best Performer over a 3-year period, in the Fixed Income – Convertible Bonds category at the 2016 UCITS Hedge Awards.
Henderson's UK Absolute Return fund won Best Performer over a 2 Year Period in the Long/Short Equity - UK category, as well as over the three year period. UBS' Equity Opportunity Long Short Fund was awarded with the title of Best Performer over a 2 Year Period in the Long/Short Equity - Europe. While the Pictet Total Return Agora fund won Best Performing Fund in 2015 for Equity Market Neutral - Europe.
Other winners include Helium Opportunités, Rothschild CFM, Muzinich, Aquila, Candriam and Finex.
You can see the full list of winners in this link.