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Finalists for the Global Emerging Manager Awards are announced

Friday, February 28, 2014

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Adam Geiger
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group 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 emerging manager awards, the two companies will also present this year’s "Inspiring Manager of the Year Award," to Marc Lasry, Chairman, CEO and co-founder, Avenue Capital Group, for his philanthropic activities and values.

The Global Emerging Manager Awards event, which will take place on March 3rd at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, 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.

Trends within the emerging fund manager arena

New Legacy Group, LLC, a global investment management firm founded by Adam Geiger in March 2008, launched a fund of emerging manager funds in July 2011, which is still in existence.

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