The best hedge fund manager for institutional investors this year is Elliott Management Corp.
The hedge fund firm run by Paul Singer won the award for Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year at Institutional investor‘s 19th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards, held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on Wednesday. Finalists in 19 other categories – including 9 grantee and consultant categories and 10 hedge fund categories – also received awards during the evening.
Two investors were honored for their achievements throughout their investing careers. Christopher Hohn, founder of TCI Fund Management, received the 2022 Hedge Fund Lifetime Achievement Award, while Jon Glidden, managing director of pensions at Delta Airlines, received the Allocator Lifetime Achievement Award.
Several other dispatchers also won awards, including the WK Kellogg Foundation, which won the Foundation of the Year award. The University of Maryland Investment Office, led by Chief Investment Officer Sam Gallo, was recognized as Endowment of the Year.
Public Plan of the Year was awarded to the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Committee, while Business/Insurance Plan of the Year was awarded to United Parcel Service.
Ilitch Family Office won Family Office of the Year, Cleveland Clinic was named Health Care System of the Year, and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority received the sovereign wealth fund of the year.
Aon was named Outsourced Investor of the Year, while Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year was Albourne.
In the hedge fund categories, GoldenTree Asset Management won the award for Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year. Fir Tree Partners received the Event-Driven Hedge Fund Manager of the Year award, while Systematica Investments was named Quantitative Hedge Fund Manager of the Year.
Equity-focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year was awarded to Sachem Head Capital Management, and Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year was awarded to Citadel.
The Emerging Hedge Fund Manager of the Year award went to Engine No.1, which debuted with a successful campaign against Exxon Mobil.
TCI Fund Management won Activist Hedge Fund Manager of the Year and DE Shaw Group was named Macro Hedge Fund Manager of the Year.
The most innovative hedge fund manager of the year was Marshall Wace.
II also recognized ten Hedge Fund Rising Stars: Adrienne Clough (DUMAC), Andrew Cohen (Difesa Capital Management), Michael Englander (Greenland Capital Management), Ziang Fang (Man Numeric), Marshall Hendler (Optima Asset Management), Yan Kvitko (CPP Investments), Ryan Packard (Hiddenite Capital Partners), Alex Schiller (Bridgewater Associates), Michael Simanovsky (Conversant Capital) and John Wolff (Insight Partners).