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S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group Announce Finalists for the Global Emerging Manager Awards

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:

The 2014 award finalists include:

Multi-Strat & Arb:
Panthir Fund
Phalanx Japan AustralAsia Multi-Strategy Fund, Ltd.

Coherence Capital Spectrum Fund
Eaglewood Income Fund I
Michaelson Capital Special Finance Fund
Millstreet Credit Fund
Varadero Master Fund

Event Driven
Corre Opportunities Fund, LP
DG Value Partners II, LP
FrontFour Capital Partners
Maglan Distressed Fund
Riverloft Capital Partners

Global Macro:
Breton Hill Capital Master Fund LP
Sinfonietta Fund
Trend Macro Fund

Long/Short Equity:
Active Owners Fund
Brenham Capital Fund, LP
Intrinsic Edge Micro, LP
James Alpha Disciplined Growth Fund
Sio Capital Management

ChinaAMC China Growth Fund
Hayate Japan Equity Long-Short Fund
The SFP Value Realization Fund Ltd.

Emerging Markets-Focused:
Skyline Master Fund
Tower Fund, Ltd.
Tree Capital Master Fund II, Ltd.

Camox Fund
Madrague Equity L/S
Robus German Credit Opportunities Fund

AEB Capital Partners, LP
Electron Global Fund, LP
Portland Hill Overseas Fund
Sphera Global Healthcare Fund
Tourbillon Global Master Fund, Ltd.
Varden Pacific Opportunity Partners


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:


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


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