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100WHF to honour Geraldine Sundstrom of Brevan Howard with European Industry Leadership Award

Monday, June 28, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - 100 Women in Hedge Funds ("100WHF"), a leading non-profit organization for professionals in the alternative investments industry, today announced that Geraldine Sundstrom, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Brevan Howard Asset Management, will be awarded the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2010 European Industry Leadership Award at its London Gala on 30 September 2010.

Each year, 100WHF identifies a woman whose professional talent, business ethic, and passion for investing help define and advance the hedge fund industry's standards of excellence.

"We are so pleased to recognise Geraldine Sundstrom’s talents as an investor and her commitment to the hedge fund industry," said Effie Datson, Board Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds London Ltd.

Past European Industry leadership awardees include Leda Braga of BlueCrest Capital, Mina Gerowin of Paulson Europe and Gay Huey-Evans, of Barclays.

Geraldine Sundstrom joined Brevan Howard in 2007 and is portfolio manager of the Brevan Howard Emerging Markets Strategies Master Fund. Prior to joining Brevan Howard, Geraldine was a Portfolio Manager at Moore Capital Management (2003 to 2007). During her time at Moore Capital, Geraldine focused on Emerging Markets across a range of asset classes. >From 2000 to 2003, she was Vice President and Investment Management Analyst at Citigroup, focusing on Emerging Markets Special Opportunities. Geraldine was also a Research Associate at Pareto Partners. Geraldine holds a Maitrise in Applied Economics (1996) and a Magistere in Banking Finance Insurance (1997), both from Université Paris Dauphine, and an MSc in Finance (1998) from Birkbeck College, London University.

Ms. Sundstrom will accept her award at the 100WHF Gala in London on Thursday 30 September 2010 at Middle Temple. This year’s London Gala theme is mentoring and the net proceeds from the Gala will be given to Centrepoint, the first of three charities selected under the three year Patronage of HRH Prince William. Ms. Sundstrom will also attend the Geneva Gala on 22 September, 2010 where net proceeds will benefit Solidarite Femmes ("Women supporting Women.")

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