6 March 2012 Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai, UAE

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Innovation and strategy for hedge funds and investors
Contents: 2012 award categories include:
Best MENA hedge fund Best quant fund Hedge fund manager special achievement award Best performing new fund Best service provider Best fund of hedge fund Best global macro fund Best emerging markets fund Leading advisory firm Best prime brokerage firm Best fund administrator Best UCITs product

Awards schedule:
Entry deadline: 20 January 2012 Shortlist announced: February 2012 Awards ceremony and gala dinner: 6 March 2012 For more information please contact: Sally Fleming on sally.fleming@terrapinn.com Or visit the awards website

Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

How to enter
Entry deadline: 20 January 2012  To enter the awards please complete the entry forms for your selected category. Only entries submitted through this form will be accepted as valid entries.  Each entry should include a maximum of 500 words on why your company would merit the award; this must be completed in the online entry form and can incorporate client testimonials, survey results, or press releases.  We cannot accept any additional documents.  Companies may enter as many categories as they wish, providing they meet the criteria outlined. Each entry must have its own entry form. No multiple entries on one entry form.  Once you have completed your entry click on ‘submit entry' to submit your entry. Please be aware that once you have pressed this button, your entry will go into the confirmed stage.  Entries should be completed online at the awards website

Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012
Best MENA Hedge Fund
Open to This award is open to all regional hedge funds in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Criteria

Entrants should provide details of:      A recognized hedge fund operating in the MENA region How much are the assets under management Risk management and due diligence offered to investors Reputation of delivering on ROI Diversification of asset classes and strategies used

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best Quant Fund
Open to: This award is open to all quant funds that launched before January 2011.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:     Performance over the past 12 months Performance of fund since it launched How much AUM Why it differs to other quant funds

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Hedge fund manager special achievement award

Open to: To be awarded to a hedge fund manager that has been instrumental in the forward development of the hedge fund industry.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Individual accomplishments impacting upon the development of the hedge fund industry  Relationships with investors, prime brokers, custodians, etc testimonials are encouraged  Wealth of knowledge that has been used to help others and enhance the industry

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best performing new fund

Open to: This award is open to all hedge funds launched after 1st Jan 2010 with at least an 18 month track record.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Risk management process  Having a product offering which can offer diversification benefits in an institutional portfolio  The predictability and stability of returns  Downside protection  Increase and growth of institutional AUM  The performance

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best service provider

Open to: This category is open to prime brokers, lawyers, consultants, administrators, and technology providers.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Knowledge and expertise of team members  Responsive and professional customer service  Innovative offering that adds value to the advancement of the hedge funds industry  Track record servicing Middle Eastern clients  Testimonials from clients are encouraged

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best fund of hedge fund

Open to: This award is open to all fund of hedge funds established before January 2011.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Proven track record of raising capital  Delivering performance to investors  A correct choice of hedge funds to invest in over the last 12 months

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best global macro fund

Open to: This award is open to all global macro hedge funds that have been launched before January 2011.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  An increase in performance and growth in the fund over the last 12 months  Stability and concise returns over the last 12 months  Successful major global macro predictions

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best emerging markets fund

Open to: This award is open to all funds investing in emerging markets only that have been launched before January 2011.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Proven record of gaining competitive advantage within emerging markets  The uniqueness of the fund  Consistent record of performance over the last 12 months

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Leading advisory firm

Open to: This award is open to all financial advisers, law firms, consultants and custodians.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Knowledge and expertise of team members  Track record servicing clients testimonials are encouraged  Diversification of products and services

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best prime brokerage firm

Open to: This award is open to all prime brokers.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:     Provide timely and flexible delivery of portfolio data Counterparty risk and transparency Provision of asset safety Financing and security lending relationships

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best fund administrator

Open to: This award category is open to all fund administrators.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:  Diversification of products and services  Approach to back office services  Responsive and professional customer service

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Hedge Funds World Middle East 2012

Best UCITs product

Open to: This award is open to all hedge funds that have a UCITs product launched before January 2011.

Criteria Entrants should provide details of:     Distinct provision on transparency Customisation and uniqueness of product offered Liquidity and control for investors Performance over other hedge fund structures

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