2012 Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards

Congratulations to the following winners and nominees for the 2012 Pinnacle Awards. The awards ceremony was held Monday, June 11, 2012 in the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.

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2012 Nominees & Winners

BEST BEAR MARKET MANAGER – HF INDEX

HF Index – $100-299M AUM

HF Index – $300M+ AUM

BEST BEAR MARKET MANAGER – S&P 500

S&P 500 – $100-299M AUM

Mulvaney Capital Management (Winner)
John W. Henry & Co. (Nominee)
Quicksilver Trading, Inc. (Nominee)

S&P 500 – $300M+ AUM

BEST DEFENSIVE

Diversified – $100-299M AUM

Emil van Essen (Winner)
J.E. Moody & Co. (Nominee)
Saxon Investment Corporation (Nominee)

Diversified – $300M+ AUM

GMO LLC (Winner)
Mesirow Financial (Nominee)
Two Sigma Investments (Nominee)

Single Sector – $100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners (Winner)
Metro Forex (Nominee)
Whistler Trading (Nominee)

Single Sector – $300M+ AUM

Dominicé & Co (Winner)
Axiom Investment Advisors (Nominee)
FDO Partners (Nominee)

BEST DIVERSIFIER

CTA – $100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners (Winner)
Metro Forex (Nominee)
Vegasoul Capital Management (Nominee)

CTA – $300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Investments (Winner)
Axiom Investment Advisors (Nominee)
Mesirow Financial (Nominee)

Multi Advisor – $100-299M AUM

6800 Capital (Winner)
Templar Asset Management LTD (Nominee)
The Kenmar Group (Nominee)

Multi Advisor – $300M+ AUM

AC Investment Management (Winner)
Abbey Capital (Nominee)
Equinox Fund Management, LLC (Nominee)

BEST RISK ADJUSTED

Diversified – $100-299M AUM

Vegasoul Capital Management (Winner)
Emil van Essen (Nominee)
Saxon Investment Corporation (Nominee)

Diversified – $300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Investments (Winner)
Bridgewater (Nominee)
GMO LLC (Nominee)

Single Sector – $100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners (Winner)
Hathersage Capital Management (Nominee)
Metro Forex (Nominee)

Single Sector – $300M+ AUM

Axiom Investment Advisors (Winner)
Dominicé & Co (Nominee)
IPM Informed Portfolio Management (Nominee)

GREATEST RETURNS – HIGH VOLATILITY

Diversified – $100-299M AUM

Diversified – $300M+ AUM

Single Sector – $100-299M AUM

Paskewitz Asset Management (Winner)
Ion Asset Architecture (Nominee)
IPM Informed Portfolio Management (Nominee)

Single Sector – $300M+ AUM

Dominicé & Co (Winner)
IPM Informed Portfolio Management (Nominee)
QFS Asset Management (Nominee)

GREATEST RETURNS – LOW VOLATILITY

Diversified – $100-299M AUM

Vegasoul Capital Management (Winner)
Fort LP (Nominee)
Saxon Investment Corporation (Nominee)

Diversified – $300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Investments (Winner)
Bridgewater (Nominee)
GMO LLC (Nominee)

Single Sector – $100-299M AUM

Metro Forex (Winner)
AAA Capital Management (Nominee)
Premium Currency Advisors (Nominee)

Single Sector – $300M+ AUM

P/E Investments (Winner)
Axiom Investment Advisors (Nominee)
Capital Fund Management (Nominee)

TOP EMERGING

KeyQuant SAS (Winner)
Gedamo Asset Management (Nominee)
Global Domain Partners (Nominee)