NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group have announced this year's finalists for the second annual Global Emerging Manager Awards (GEMA), an industry-sponsored event that recognizes successful emerging hedge fund managers from around the world, and provides a forum for sharing best practices among colleagues within the institutional investor community.
In addition to the awards ceremony, this year's GEMA event will also host a panel discussion on "Paths to Success," offering the viewpoints and experiences of several successful hedge fund managers who were recent emerging managers themselves. Panelists will include Richard "Mick" McGuire, founder of Marcato Capital Management, an activist/value-focused firm, in 2010; Scott Ferguson, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Sachem Head Capital Management, a firm he started in 2012; and Alex Klabin, Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Portfolio Manager at Senator Investment Group, which launched in 2008.
"This year's group of GEMA candidates was outstanding; we had entrants from 31 cities in 15 countries," commented Jay Zachter, Managing Director at S&P Capital IQ. "GEMA is leading the way in highlighting the young and emerging talent in the industry, and supporting their growth through introductions to institutional investors and family offices."
For more information about the Global Emerging Managers Awards, please visit: www.emergingmanagerawards.comThe 2014 award finalists include: Multi-Strat & Arb:Panthir FundPhalanx Japan AustralAsia Multi-Strategy Fund, Ltd. Credit:Coherence Capital Spectrum FundEaglewood Income Fund IMichaelson Capital Special Finance FundMillstreet Credit FundVaradero Master Fund Event DrivenCorre Opportunities Fund, LPDG Value Partners II, LPFrontFour Capital PartnersMaglan Distressed FundRiverloft Capital Partners Global Macro:Breton Hill Capital Master Fund LPSinfonietta FundTrend Macro Fund Long/Short Equity:Active Owners FundBrenham Capital Fund, LPIntrinsic Edge Micro, LPJames Alpha Disciplined Growth FundSio Capital Management Asia-Focused:ChinaAMC China Growth FundHayate Japan Equity Long-Short FundThe SFP Value Realization Fund Ltd. Emerging Markets-Focused:Skyline Master FundTower Fund, Ltd.Tree Capital Master Fund II, Ltd. Europe-Focused:Camox FundMadrague Equity L/SRobus German Credit Opportunities Fund Global-Focused:AEB Capital Partners, LPElectron Global Fund, LPPortland Hill Overseas FundSphera Global Healthcare FundTourbillon Global Master Fund, Ltd.Varden Pacific Opportunity Partners ABOUT S&P CAPITAL IQ: S&P Capital IQ, a business line of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal, MMD and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need. For more information visit: www.spcapitaliq.com. ABOUT NEW LEGACY GROUP: New Legacy Group, LLC provides sophisticated and unbiased global investment management products and services to families of substantial wealth, endowments, foundations, pension funds and other institutional investors that seek superior risk-adjusted returns. For more information, please visit www.newlegacy.com. SOURCE S&P Capital IQ