Alternative IQ Announces the Canadian Hedge Fund Award Top Contenders for 2022

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 27, 2022) - Alternative IQ today announced the Top Contenders for the 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards, the highest honour in Canada's hedge fund industry. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Gala Awards Dinner at One King West Hotel in Toronto, and via live-stream.

The annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards help investors identify the best performing hedge funds by recognizing winners in 5 performance measures across 6 categories as well as the Overall Best 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund. The awards are based solely on quantitative performance data to June 30th, which is collected and tabulated by Fundata Canada to determine the winners.

A total of 234 Canadian Hedge Funds - the highest number ever - were considered for a 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Award. For the full Directory of Canadian Hedge Funds, check here: http://alternativeiq.com/hf-directory/ where you will also see a chart of Average Performance by Hedge Fund Category.

In alphabetical order, the Top Contenders for 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards are:

Overall Best 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund:
(based on 10 year best combined annualized return and Sharpe ratio).

Arrow Performance Fund
Calrossie Partners Fund
GFI Good Opportunities Fund
Highstreet Global Equity Fund
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
Pathfinder Partners' Fund
Peregrine Investment Management Fund LP
ROMC Fund
Waratah Performance

2022 CHFAwards - Equity Focused:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Hillsdale Canadian Long/Short Equity Fund
Kipling Global Enhanced Dividend Fund
SMI Defensive LP
Timelo Strategic Opportunities Fund
Veritas Absolute Return Fund
Waratah Alternative ESG
Waratah Income
Waratah Performance
Wealhouse Lions Bay Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
BT Global Growth Fund LP
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Goodwood Fund
LSQ SPAC Fund
Lynwood Opportunities Fund
Palos WP Growth Fund
Pathfinder Resource Fund
Timelo Strategic Opportunities Fund
Wealhouse Lions Bay Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
BT Global Growth Fund LP
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Dynamic Global Growth Opportunities Fund
Forge First Long Short LP
Pathfinder Partners' Fund
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
Portland Focused Plus Fund LP
SMI Defensive LP
Tempered Global Value Fund

Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio

Arrow Performance Fund
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Forge First Long Short LP
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
SMI Defensive LP
Timelo Strategic Opportunities Fund
Waratah Alternative ESG
Waratah Income
Waratah Performance
Wealhouse Lions Bay Fund
Arrow Performance Fund
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Forge First Long Short LP
Lumen Long Short Equity Fund
NewGen Equity Long-Short Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
Picton Mahoney Long Short Equity Fund
SMI Defensive LP
Timelo Strategic Opportunities Fund
Waratah Performance

 

2022 CHFAwards - Credit Focused:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Dynamic Credit Absolute Return Fund
East Coast Investment Grade Fund II (Arrow)
East Coast Strategic Credit Trust
Focus Asset Management Credit Opportunities Fund
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Goodwood Milford Fund
Kipling Strategic Income Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Wealhouse Amplus Credit Income Fund
East Coast Investment Grade Fund II (Arrow)
East Coast Strategic Credit Trust
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Goodwood Milford Fund
Ninepoint Credit Income Opportunities Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Special Situations Fund
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Purpose Credit Opportunities Fund
RP Select Opportunities Fund
East Coast Investment Grade Fund II (Arrow)
East Coast Strategic Credit Trust
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Goodwood Milford Fund
Ninepoint Credit Income Opportunities Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Special Situations Fund
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Purpose Credit Opportunities Fund
RP Select Opportunities Fund

 

2022 CHFAwards - Credit Focused (Cont'd):


Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio

Dynamic Credit Absolute Return Fund
East Coast Investment Grade Fund II (Arrow)
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Kipling Strategic Income Fund
Marret Investment Grade Hedged Strategies Fund
Ninepoint Credit Income Opportunities Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Income Opportunities Fund
Picton Mahoney Special Situations Fund
Purpose Credit Opportunities Fund
East Coast Investment Grade Fund II (Arrow)
East Coast Strategic Credit Trust
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Kipling Strategic Income Fund
Marret Investment Grade Hedged Strategies Fund
Ninepoint Credit Income Opportunities Fund
NorthStream Credit Strategies Fund LP
Picton Mahoney Special Situations Fund
PIMCO Tactical Opportunities Fund
Purpose Credit Opportunities Fund

 

2022 CHFAwards - Market Neutral:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Altema Diversified Equity Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
RBC QUBE Market Neutral Canadian Equity
RBC QUBE Market Neutral World Equity
Traynor Ridge TR1 Fund
Waratah One
Waratah One X
Altema Diversified Equity Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
RBC QUBE Market Neutral World Equity
Waratah One
Waratah One X
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
RBC QUBE Market Neutral Canadian Equity
RBC QUBE Market Neutral World Equity
Waratah One

Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio

Altema Diversified Equity Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
RBC QUBE Market Neutral World Equity
Waratah One
Waratah One X
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
Formula Growth Alpha Fund
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
RBC QUBE Market Neutral World Equity
Waratah One

 

2022 CHFAwards - Global Macro/Managed Futures/Multi-Strategy:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Auspice Diversified Trust
Capstone Non-Traditional Equity Pool Fund
CC&L Absolute Return Fund
Compass Alternative Asset Fund
Libertas Real Asset Opportunities Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
ReSolve Evolution Fund
ReSolve Osprey Fund
SMI Opportunities LP
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Auspice Diversified Trust
CC&L Absolute Return Fund
Fieldhouse Enhanced Pension Plus
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Level 3 Total Return Opportunities Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
ReSolve Evolution Fund
SMI Opportunities LP
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Auspice Diversified Trust
CC&L Absolute Return Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
Palos Income Fund, LP
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
SMI Opportunities LP

Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio

AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Auspice Diversified Trust
Capstone Non-Traditional Equity Pool Fund
CC&L Absolute Return Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
Level 3 Total Return Opportunities Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
SMI Opportunities LP
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Capstone Non-Traditional Equity Pool Fund
CC&L Absolute Return Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
SMI Opportunities LP
TURN8 Alternative Fund

 

2022 CHFAwards - Private Debt:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Celernus Pivot Private Credit Fund
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint Canadian Senior Debt Fund
Ninepoint Monroe U.S Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint TEC Private Credit Fund
Northfront Alternative Asset Fund
Portland Private Income Fund
Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Celernus Pivot Private Credit Fund
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint Canadian Senior Debt Fund
Ninepoint Monroe U.S Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint TEC Private Credit Fund
NWM Private Debt Fund
Portland Private Income Fund
Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Bloom Burton Healthcare Lending Trust
Cortland Credit Strategies LP
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint Alternative Income Fund
Ninepoint TEC Private Credit Fund
Portland Private Income Fund
Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust

 

NEW: for 2022 Private Equity Funds are now included in the annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program.

2022 CHFAwards - Private Equity

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
BMO Castle Mount Feeder Fund LP
Bridgeport Private Equity Opportunities Fund
Caldwell Growth Opportunities Fund
Hamilton Lane Global Private Assets
Kensington Private Equity Fund
MacNicol & Associates Emergence Fund
Portland Global Sustainable Evergreen LP
Quintessence Wealth Enhanced Private Debt/Equity Fund
Yorkville Pre-IPO Equity LP
BMO Castle Mount Feeder Fund LP
Caldwell Growth Opportunities Fund
Kensington Private Equity Fund
MacNicol & Associates Emergence Fund
Portland Global Sustainable Evergreen LP
Caldwell Growth Opportunities Fund
Kensington Private Equity Fund
MacNicol & Associates Emergence Fund

 

THE 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Conference and the 15th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards Gala Dinner, Tuesday, November 22nd, One King West Hotel, Toronto

Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance for the Province of Ontario, will open the conference at 2:00pm with his Keynote Address. For the balance of the afternoon, conference delegates, including Canada's hedge fund managers, individual and institutional investors, investment advisors, industry experts and analysts, will hear industry colleagues discuss key issues facing Canada's hedge fund industry. Speakers and panelists include those from Borden, Ladner, Gervais; HighView Financial; Invico Capital; Marret Private Wealth; Richardson Wealth; Waratah Capital Advisors and Wealhouse Capital Management.

At the Gala Awards Dinner later that evening, guests will find out the recipients of this year's Canadian Hedge Fund Awards. The presentation of awards will begin at 8:00pm and will also be live-streamed.

Fundata Canada is the Principal Sponsor of the 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program. This year's Conference and Gala Awards Dinner would simply not be possible without their generous support and that of all the sponsors and contributing presenters including AIP Asset Management, BLG, East Coast Fund Management, GFI Investment Counsel, HGC Investment Management, Invico Capital, Marret Asset Management, National Bank, Newsfile, Osler, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, TD Bank, SGGG Fund Services, Waratah Capital Advisors, Wavefront Global Asset Management, and Wealhouse Capital Management.

For more information about the CHFA program and to register for the event, go to: www.alternativeiq.com or contact:

Julie Makepeace
Managing Director, Alternative IQ
jmakepeace@alliancesalesandmarketing.com
416-906-3782

About Alternative IQ: Alternative IQ is dedicated to celebrating, supporting and expanding Canada's Hedge Fund Industry. AIQ produces the annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program and its presentation event (performance as at June 30th), along with THE Canadian Hedge Fund Conference. Alternative IQ also produces the annual CHFA Winners Showcase Investor Conferences, at which the Managers of award-winning hedge funds present to investors, and produces various other programs and publications serving the hedge fund industry in Canada. Alternative IQ is a division of Alliance Sales and Marketing, Inc.

About the Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards: The Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards were first held in 2008 and have a two-fold objective: first, to recognize and celebrate the talent in Canada's hedge fund industry and, second, to raise awareness of that expertise throughout the wider investment community. The Canadian Hedge Fund Awards are based solely on quantitative performance data to June 30th, with Fundata Canada managing the collection and tabulation of the data to determine the winners.

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