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CME Group and BarclayHedge Honor Managed Futures Leaders at Fourth Annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards

Wed Jun 24 2015

CHICAGO, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and BarclayHedge recognized managed futures industry leaders at the fourth annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards last night.  The ceremony featured live entertainment by Comedian Jay Mohr.

Cliff Asness, Managing and Founding Principal at AQR Capital Management, won The Pinnacle Achievement Award.  Prior to cofounding AQR Capital Management, Asness was a managing director and director of quantitative research for the Asset Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co.  Cliff's highly regarded research has provided value to investment professionals and has had an enormous impact on the financial services industry as a whole.   

The full list of award recipients follows:

BEST DIVERSIFIED CTA


2014  Best Diversified CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Two Sigma

2014 Best Diversified CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

Quantmetrics Capital Management

5-Year Best Diversified CTA ($500 million+ AUM)

Fort, L.P.

5-Year Best Diversified CTA (Less than $500 million AUM)

Mondiale Asset Management Ltd.



BEST SINGLE SECTOR


2014 Best Single Sector CTA

Tanyard Creek Capital, LLC

5-Year Best Single Sector CTA

Kottke Commodity Capital



BEST MULTI-ADVISOR FUTURES FUND


2014 Best Multi-Advisor Futures Fund

5-Year Best Multi-Advisor Futures Fund

AC Investment Management

Abbey Capital Limited



BEST OPTIONS STRATEGY


2014 Best Options Strategy

Doherty Advisors, LLC

5-Year Best Options Strategy

Global Sigma Group 



3-YEAR BEST SYSTEMATIC CTA

Mondiale Asset Management Ltd.



3-YEAR BEST DISCRETIONARY CTA

H2O AM



3-YEAR BEST HYBRID CTA

Esulep Management



2014 BEST EMERGING CTA

Ebullio Capital Management LLP

 

Managers were nominated based on quantitative data provided by BarclayHedge for the various award categories. All data was collected and analyzed by BarclayHedge. CME Group can neither verify nor negate the accuracy of the data used to calculate nominees and winners. Learn more at www.mfpawards.com.

About CME Group

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform, its trading facilities in New York and Chicago, and through its London-based CME Europe derivatives exchange.  CME Group also operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions.  These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

CME Group is a trademark of CME Group Inc. The Globe Logo, CME, Globex and Chicago Mercantile Exchange are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.  CBOT and the Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc.  NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange and ClearPort are registered trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.  COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc.  KCBOT, KCBT and Kansas City Board of Trade are trademarks of The Board of Trade of Kansas City, Missouri, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) and its products can be found at www.cmegroup.com.

About BarclayHedge

BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, Barclay has been publishing performance data and rankings based on that data since 1990 and currently maintains data on more than 12,000 alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its Managed Futures, Hedge Fund, and Fund of Funds databases to thousands of investors. Barclay's 10 managed futures indices, 18 hedge fund indices, and 7 UCITS indices are universally recognized as alternative investment performance benchmarks and are utilized by investment professionals around the globe.

The BarclayHedge team includes 20 research specialists, programmers, and data administration personnel experienced in alternative investments, and have been under the continuous leadership of its founder, Sol Waksman, since its inception.

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SOURCE CME Group

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