Alternative IQ Announces the Top Contenders for the 2021 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 30, 2021) - Alternative IQ today announced the Top Contenders for the 2021 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards, the highest honour in Canada's hedge fund industry. Winners will be announced at the Canadian Hedge Fund Awards Virtual Presentation Event streaming on-line at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 19th.

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

A total of 226 Canadian Hedge Funds were included in the 2021 CHFA program. 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 2021 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards are:

Overall Best 2021 Canadian Hedge Fund:
(based on 10 year best combined annualized return and Sharpe ratio).

Arrow Performance Fund
Blair Franklin Global Credit Fund
DKAM Capital Ideas Fund
GFI Good Opportunities Fund
Groundlayer Alpha Fund LP
King & Victoria Fund LP
ROMC Fund
Venator Founders Fund
WARATAH Income
WARATAH Performance

2021 CHFAwards - Equity Focused:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Agilith North American Diversified Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
BT Global Growth Fund LP
Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP
Goodwood Fund
King & Victoria Fund LP
MMCap Canadian Fund
Palos WP Growth Fund
Polar Micro-Cap Fund
XIB Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
Bloom Burton Canadian Healthcare Fund LP
BT Global Growth Fund LP
Covista Value Fund LP
Dynamic Global Growth Opportunities Fund
Lynwood Opportunities Fund
Palos WP Growth Fund
Pathfinder Resource Fund
Portland Focused Plus Fund LP
Tempered Global Value Fund
AlphaNorth Partners Fund
BT Global Growth Fund LP
Covista Value Fund LP
Dynamic Global Growth Opportunities Fund
GFI Good Opportunities Fund
MMCap Canadian Fund
Pathfinder Partners' Fund
Peregrine Investment Management Fund LP
Portland Focused Plus Fund LP
Venator Select Fund
Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
Arrow Performance Fund
Covista Value Fund LP
Forge First Long Short LP
Lionguard Opportunities Fund
Lynwood Opportunities Fund
NewGen Equity Long-Short Fund LP
Pathfinder Resource Fund
Polar Long/Short Fund (Canada)
WARATAH Income
WARATAH Performance
Arrow Performance Fund
Covista Value Fund LP
Dynamic Global Growth Opportunities Fund
GFI Good Opportunities Fund
Lumen Long Short Equity Fund
MMCap Canadian Fund
NewGen Equity Long-Short Fund LP
Pathfinder Partners' Fund
WARATAH Income
WARATAH Performance

 

2021 CHFAwards - Credit Focused:

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

 

2021 CHFAwards - Credit Focused (Cont'd):

Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
BMO AM Global Absolute Return Bond Fund
East Coast Strategic Credit Trust
Marret Diversified Opportunities Fund
Marret Enhanced Tactical Fixed 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 Strategic Credit Trust
Fulcra Credit Opportunities Fund
Marret Enhanced Tactical Fixed 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
YTM Capital Credit Opportunities Fund

 

2021 CHFAwards - Market Neutral:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Global Market Neutral
Formula Growth Alpha Fund
HGC Fund LP (The)
Lionguard Conservative Fund
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
WARATAH One X
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
Galliant Market Neutral Fund
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
WARATAH One
WARATAH One X
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
Formula Growth Alpha Fund
Galliant Market Neutral 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
Best 3 Year Sharpe RatioBest 5 Year Sharpe Ratio
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
CC&L Global Market Neutral
Galliant Market Neutral Fund
HGC Fund LP (The)
PCJ Absolute Return
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Fund
Picton Mahoney Arbitrage Plus Fund
Picton Mahoney Market Neutral Equity Fund
WARATAH One
WARATAH One X
Amethyst Arbitrage Fund (Canada)
CC&L Diversified Market Neutral Fund
Formula Growth Alpha Fund
Galliant Market Neutral 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

 

2021 CHFAwards - Global Macro/Managed Futures/Multi-Strategy:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Auspice Diversified Trust
Fieldhouse Enhanced Pension Plus
Fieldhouse Second Phase US Systematic Long/Short Equity
K2 Principal Fund LP (The)
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Level 3 Total Return Opportunities Fund
Meckelborg MFG Diversified Strategy Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
SMI Opportunities LP
Viewpoint Global Risk Parity LP
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Auspice Diversified Trust
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Fund LP (The)
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Level 3 Total Return Opportunities Fund
Meckelborg MFG Diversified Strategy Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
SMI Opportunities LP
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Dynamic Income Opportunities Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Fund LP (The)
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
Meckelborg MFG Diversified Strategy Fund
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
Capstone Non-Traditional Equity Pool Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Fund LP (The)
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
Level 3 Total Return Opportunities Fund
MacNicol & Associates Alternative Asset Trust
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
TURN8 Alternative Fund
AIP Convertible Private Debt Fund LP
Capstone Non-Traditional Equity Pool Fund
Dynamic Income Opportunities Fund
Forge First Multi Strategy LP
K2 Principal Fund LP (The)
K2 Principal Trust (The)
Kensington Alternative Strategies Fund
Palos Income Fund, LP
Polar Multi-Strategy Fund (Canada)
TURN8 Alternative Fund

 

2021 CHFAwards - Private Debt:

Best 1 Year ReturnBest 3 Year ReturnBest 5 Year Return
Bridgeport Alternative Income Fund
Celernus Pivot Private Credit Fund
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint Alternative Income Fund
Ninepoint Monroe U.S Private Debt Fund
Portland Private Income Fund
Purpose Specialty Lending Trust
Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Cortland Credit Strategies LP
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint Alternative Income Fund
Ninepoint Canadian Senior Debt Fund
Ninepoint TEC Private Credit Fund
Portland Private Income Fund
Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust
Rockridge Private Debt & Real Estate Pool
Westbridge Capital Partners Income Trust
Bloom Burton Healthcare Lending Trust
Cortland Credit Strategies LP
Invico Diversified Income Fund
Next Edge Private Debt Fund
Ninepoint TEC Private Credit Fund
Portland Private Income Fund

 

The 14th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards - Virtual Conference and Presentation Event

Starting at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, online viewers including Canada's hedge fund managers, individual and institutional investors, investment advisors, industry experts and analysts will find out who are the recipients of this year's Canadian Hedge Fund Awards, and will also hear short presentations from industry colleagues. Speakers include Steven Palmer, Founding Partner and CIO, AlphaNorth Asset Management, Chung Kim, Portfolio Manager, Arrow Capital Management, Tim Elliott, President at Connor, Clark & Lunn; Mike MacBain, CEO and CIO, East Coast Fund Management, Sandy Liang, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Purpose Investments, and Andy Yan, Senior Associate at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Fundata Canada and KPMG are the Principal Sponsors of the 2021 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program. This year's virtual event would simply not be possible without their generous support and that of all its partners, including Contributing Presenters: AlphaNorth Asset Management, Arrow Capital Management, Connor, Clark & Lunn, East Coast Fund Management, Purpose Investments and Waratah Capital Advisors; Supporting Hedge Funds: AIP Asset Management, GFI Investment Counsel, HGC Investment Management, and Picton Mahoney Asset Management; Associate Sponsors: National Bank, Osler, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, SGGG Fund Services, Sigma Sandbox, SS&C Technologies, and TD Bank; and Media Partner: Newsfile.

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

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 held in Toronto each October (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: firstly, to recognize and celebrate the talent in Canada's hedge fund industry and, secondly, 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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