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									                         European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► INSTRUCTIONS
1) Please complete a separate entry form for each FoHF you wish to enter.
- You can enter one product into multiple categories - simply indicate which categories you want be considered for on the "Categories" sheet
- When entering Qualitative Awards (Section C) you will need to complete a separate entry form for each category. For example, an entry for
Best overall group will require different information to an entry for Most innovative FoHF

        PLEASE NOTE: In the event of being shortlisted your firm will be expected to attend the gala dinner.
  Tables to seat 10 people are priced at £5,500 +VAT; the minimum reservation is half a table for 5 people, priced at £3,250 +VAT. For
                more information please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com

2) Please double check before sending this questionnaire that:
- You have indicated which category you are entering in "Categories"
- You have answered all the questions in the "Main Questionnaire"
- You have followed the instructions and provided full data in "NAV & Performance"
- You have answered all the questions in "Investment Process"
- If entering a Qualitative Award, you have completed the "Qualitative" sheet
- You have saved this spreadsheet with your company name in the title
- You have included on the email with your entry your latest fund factsheet
- If possible, you have included your latest AIMA DDQ
- Your email to us has your company name in the subject line

3) Return completed entry forms and any additional information to:

                                              hfawards@incisivemedia.com
                                                  DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Friday 24th September 2010

          The shortlist will be published in the November edition of Hedge Funds Review. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in London on November 24th

                                         For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                        European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► CATEGORIES
► Only one FoHF can be entered per entry form. If you wish to enter a second product please use a separate entry form.
► Each fund can be entered in as many categories as relevant. For example, a diversified FoHF with 10 yr+ track record can enter categories
A1, A2, A3, A13, A14 all on the same form, by completing the Main Questionnaire, Performance
Data and Investment Process tabs
► You can also enter one of the "Qualitative Awards" categories on the same entry form by completing the Qualitative tab; additonal Qualitative
awards will require separate sheets

A) Product Awards                                                     "YES"      Notes / Period under consideration
► Please ensure you complete the Main Questionnaire , Performance Data and Investment Process tabs
1. Best performing diversified FoHF over 10 years                         July 1st 2000 - June 30th 2010
2. Best performing diversified FoHF over 3 years                          July 1st 2007 - June 30th 2010
3. Best performing diversified FoHF over 1 year                           July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
4. Best performing specialist FoHF over 10 years                                 July 1st 2000 - June 30th 2010
5. Best performing specialist FoHF over 3 years                                  July 1st 2007 - June 30th 2010
6. Best performing specialist FoHF over 1 year                                   July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
7. Best performing energy/commodity FoHF                                         July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
8. Best performing emerging markets FoHF                                         July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
9. Best performing in-house FoHF                                                 July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
10. Best performing Ucits-compliant FoHF                                         July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
11. Best sub-$100m FoHF                                                          July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
12. Hedge Funds Review FoHF of the Year                                          July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
13. Hedge Funds Review FoHF of the Decade                                        July 1st 2000 - June 30th 2010

B) Platform Awards                                                      "YES"    Notes / Period under consideration
► Please ensure you complete the Platforms tab, as well as Main Questionnaire , Performance Data and Investment Process
1. Best Ucits platform                                                      July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
2. Best seeding platform                                                    July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
3. Best managed account platform                                                   July 1st 2009 - June 30th 2010
4. Hedge Funds Review Best Overall Platform                                        Open to any product entering categories B1 - B3

C) Qualitative Awards                                                    "YES"     Notes / Period under consideration
► If you wish to enter multiple categories in this section, please complete a separate form for each category
► For categories C1, C2, C3, please complete as much of the Main Questionnaire and Investment Process tabs as possible
before completing the Qualitative tab
► You can only enter categories C4, C5, C6 if you have entered products in Section A or Section B
1. Most innovative FoHF                                                              No inception restrictions // Please complete ALL tabs
2. Best new FoHF                                                                     For FoHFs launched after July 2nd 2009
3. Best investor relations team                                                      Please supply examples of investor communications
4. Best HNW/private client FoHF provider                                           For these categories complete the Qualitative tab; the judges
5. Best institutional FoHF provider                                                will also take into consideration entries submitted for
6. Best overall group                                                              individual products.
7. Long-term achievement in FoHFs                                                  Awarded to an individual

                                    For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                            European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
       ► MAIN QUESTIONNAIRE
                                         Name of fund/platform:

                          Company name (Investment Adviser):

                                         Launch/Inception date:
                                           Fund open or closed?

                Number of positions (underlying hedge funds):

                     Fund strategy (with percentage allocation)      Diversified/Specialist   % Allocation
                                       Major underlying strategy:
                                Next major underlying strategy 1:
                                Next major underlying strategy 2:
                                Next major underlying strategy 3:
                                Next major underlying strategy 4:
                                Next major underlying strategy 5:
                                Next major underlying strategy 6:
                                Next major underlying strategy 7:
                                Next major underlying strategy 8:
                                Next major underlying strategy 9:
                               Next major underlying strategy 10:
                          Date of above mentioned allocation:

            Geographic exposure (with percentage allocation)           Country/Region         % Allocation
► Please indicate the region or countries in which your underlying
                                                    funds operate
                        Date of above mentioned allocation:

                               Your fund manager's name/s:


                                             Analysts name/s:




                                                   Address:
                                     Number and street name:

                                                          City:
                                                    Post Code:
                                                      Country:
                                                           Tel:

                                                      Website:
                                                          URL:
                             Password for website (if required):


                                             Fund Mandate:
► Please summarise the fund's investment remit in less than 50
                                                         words


                                              Fee structure:
                         ► Including redemption penalties etc

                                         Minimum investment:
                                  Currency for this share class:
                                              Information ratio:
                                   Other available currencies?
                                                           Leverage:
                   If applied, what is the typical level of leverage?

                                                Exchange listing:             Yes/No                 If yes, name of exchange


                                                         AUM:              Fund AUM:                        Firm AUM:
                               ► AUM must be provided in USD.
                                                         Date:

                                                      Side-Pockets:
                   Does the fund have a side pocket share class?
If so, please desribe any funds moved to the side pocket that are
                      not reflected in the overall returns submitted


                                               Benchmarking:
► Please describe the benchmarks you use to track and analyse
     both your performance and 'peer group' funds' performance


                     Contact (if different from Fund Manager):
                                                        Name
                                                          Tel
                                                        Email

                                        For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                     European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► PERFORMANCE DATA
► Please enter performance since inception, regardless of which category you are entering.

                                                       July-2000                             TEN YEAR PERFORMANCE
                                                    August-2000
                                                September-2000
                                                   October-2000
                                                November-2000
                                                December-2000
                                                   January-2001
                                                  February-2001
                                                     March-2001
                                                      April-2001
                                                       May-2001
                                                      June-2001
                                                       July-2001
                                                    August-2001
                                                September-2001
                                                   October-2001
                                                November-2001
                                                December-2001
                                                   January-2002
                                                  February-2002
                                                     March-2002
                                                      April-2002
                                                       May-2002
                                                      June-2002
                                                       July-2002
                                                    August-2002
                                                September-2002
                                                   October-2002
                                                November-2002
                                                December-2002
                                                   January-2003
                                                  February-2003
                                                     March-2003
                                                      April-2003
                                                       May-2003
                                                      June-2003
                                                       July-2003
                                                    August-2003
                                                September-2003
                                                   October-2003
                                                November-2003
                                                December-2003
                                                   January-2004
                                                  February-2004
                                                     March-2004
                                                      April-2004
                                                       May-2004
                                                      June-2004
                                                       July-2004
                                                    August-2004
                                                September-2004
                                                   October-2004
                                                November-2004
                                                December-2004
                                                   January-2005
                                                  February-2005
                                                     March-2005
                                                      April-2005
                                                       May-2005
                                                      June-2005
                                                       July-2005
                                                    August-2005
                                                September-2005
                                                   October-2005
                                                November-2005
                                                December-2005
                                                   January-2006
               February-2006
                  March-2006
                    April-2006
                    May-2006
                   June-2006
                    July-2006
                 August-2006
            September-2006
                October-2006
             November-2006
             December-2006
                January-2007
               February-2007
                  March-2007
                    April-2007
                    May-2007
                   June-2007
                    July-2007                           THREE YEAR PERFORMANCE
                 August-2007
            September-2007
                October-2007
             November-2007
             December-2007
                January-2008
               February-2008
                  March-2008
                    April-2008
                    May-2008
                   June-2008
                    July-2008
                 August-2008
            September-2008
                October-2008
             November-2008
             December-2008
                   June-2009
               February-2009
                  March-2009
                    April-2009
                    May-2009
                   June-2009
                    July-2009                           ONE YEAR PERFORMANCE
                August-2009
            September-2009
               October-2009
            November-2009
             December-2009
               January-2010
              February-2010
                 March-2010
                   April-2010
                    May-2010
                   June-2010

For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                        European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► INVESTMENT PROCESS
► Please provide more information on your firm's:

1) Investment Team




2) Investment Process




3) Risk Management Function and Tools
4) Portfolio Construction




5) Client Base (e.g. type of investors; location of investors, typical investment size etc)




6) USP / Competitive-Edge
For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                      European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► PLATFORMS
► Platforms entering this category should have the ability to be invested in (i.e. pure databases that cannot be accessed via
indices or funds of funds using platformed portfolios do not qualify).
► Please consider the breadth, size and basic services of your offering.
► The judges will take into account the extras you offer to make accessing hedge funds a simple and effective process.

1) AUM in funds on the platform (USD $)                                           2) Date platform launched


3) AUM in structured products and plain vanilla funds of hedge funds constructed using the funds on the platform


4) Does your platform use managed accounts?




5) Liquidity provided for funds on the platform




6) What level of transparency do you provide users of your platform?
7) Can all hedge fund strategies be accomodated on your platform? (e.g. private equity-style hedge funds)?




8) Number & details of funds on platform?




9) Number of investable hedge fund indices based on funds on your platform (and their names)?




10) Range of strategies available through the platform




11) Fees charged by platform provider (including all fees paid by end-investors and managers on platform)
12) What sets your platform apart from other platform providers'?
 ► Think of the benefits to both underlying managers and your clients




                                 For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com
                            European FoHF Awards 2010 ~ ENTRY FORM
► QUALITATIVE
► USING THE SPACE BELOW, PLEASE DESCRIBE IN YOUR OWN WORDS WHY YOU DESERVE TO WIN THE AWARD

You may wish to consider the following for each category…

Most innovative product                                                                   Best new FoHF
► What is the "big idea"?                                                                 ► Please provide performance date for Jan/Feb 2010
► What makes your product genuinely different?                                            ► Why was 2009 a good time for this product to launch?
► What makes it valuable to investors?                                                    ► How will the product deliver returns in 2010?


Best investor relations team                                                              Best overall group
► How often do you communicate with clients?                                              ► Describe the Risk Management process
► What reporting/customer service systems do you use?                                     ► Breadth/longevity of your product portfolio
► How many clients is each team member responsible for?                                   ► Integrity, skill and experience of the team
► How do you communicate bad news to your investors?                                      ► Robustness of infrastructure
► Quality and clarity of language will also be considered                                 ► Ability to produce consistent returns


Best HNW/private client FoHF provider                                                     Best institutional FoHF provider
► Why are your product suitable for these clients?                                        ► Why are your product suitable for these clients?
► How do you serve these clients effectively?                                             ► How do you serve these clients effectively?
► History of the firm?                                                                    ► History of the firm?


Long-term achievement in FoHFs (awarded to an individual)
► When entering this category, please explain the individual's role within the firm, details of their previous employments and why they deserve to win.


                                                 CATEGORY:
                                                                                          ► Please enter the name of the category you are entering
For help or assistance please contact Ben Cronin on +44 (0)20 7484 9735 or ben.cronin@incisivemedia.com

								
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