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2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award Nominations

15 Apr 2019

LONDON, 15 April 2019 – The Polygon Convertible Opportunity Fund was nominated for a 2018 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Award in the following categories among several other nominees:

Credit – over $500m
Credit long-term performance (5 years) – over $500m

Information about the award, including nomination and winning criteria, is available below and at

About Polygon

Polygon is a global private investment firm founded in 2002 managing approximately $1.4 billion across a number of asset classes and businesses. Its investment capabilities are supported by a robust operational and risk infrastructure. Polygon is owned by Tetragon Financial Group Limited and is a part of Tetragon’s alternative asset management platform, TFG Asset Management.

About Tetragon:

Tetragon is a closed-ended investment company that invests in a broad range of assets, including bank loans, real estate, equities, credit, convertible bonds, private equity, infrastructure and TFG Asset Management, a diversified alternative asset management business. Where appropriate, through TFG Asset Management, Tetragon seeks to own all, or a portion, of asset management companies with which it invests in order to enhance the returns achieved on its capital. Tetragon’s investment objective is to generate distributable income and capital appreciation. It aims to provide stable returns to investors across various credit, equity, interest rate, inflation and real estate cycles. The company is traded on Euronext in Amsterdam N.V. and on the Specialist Fund Segment of the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information please visit the company’s website at

For further information, please contact:
Tetragon: Press Inquiries:

Yuko Thomas
Investor Relations

Prosek Partners
Andy Merrill and Ryan FitzGibbon
+1 212 279 3115 ext. 216 and 234

Entry rules for inclusion, criteria and judging decisions:

Funds interested in participating in the awards programme must submit all information via the official HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2019 Online Entry Form.

Only funds with their management/advisory company or team based in Europe will be eligible for the awards.

Funds submitting for all categories (apart from newcomer and fund of hedge funds categories) must have a minimum of 25 million (USD) in AuM as of February 2019.

Funds entering any of the categories except the newcomer categories must submit a 3-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.

Funds entering the long-term performance (5 years) categories must submit a 5-year track record of monthly performance data through February 2019.

The judging panel, chaired by HFMWeek editorial staff, will comprise of leading institutional and private investors and investment consultants. The judges are carefully selected for their wealth of experience and expertise, as well as their absence of conflicts of interest.

Each member of the judging panel will have an equal vote in choosing the winners in each category they are assigned. Decisions should be unanimous, but a majority will suffice. Judges will take account of risk-adjusted performance, relative AuM and any other professional knowledge about shortlisted funds to come to their decision.

The above information is a summary taken from the HFM website.