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The Awards

The Hedge Funds Rock + Australian Alternative Investment Awards were established in 2005 to recognise and honour the industry's top performers.
Finalists are decided based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative factors agreed by a panel of judges.

If you are an investment manager based in Australia or an offshore manager with an Australian presence offering an absolute return product to Australian investors in any of the award categories, please send your net monthly performance returns to Lachie Hicks at Mercer Australia ( for inclusion in the Awards database. 

The award categories are:


Best Alternative Investment Manager of the Year

Best Alternative Fixed Income and Credit Fund

Best Emerging Manager

Best Global Macro/Futures Fund

Best Investor Supporting Australian Managers

Best Listed Alternative Investment Product

Best Long Short Equity Fund

Best Market Neutral Fund

Best Multi Strategy Fund

Best Offshore Manager Operating in Australia

Best Private Debt Manager

Contribution to the Australian Hedge Funds Industry Award
Best Specialist ESG Fund

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