Encompassing the full breadth of CTA, managed futures and quant hedge funds, the HFM European Quant Awards 2019 will celebrate those firms outperforming their peers as well as recognising those service providers demonstrating exceptional client service and innovation.
Entry deadline: Friday, 16 August, 2019
Awards Ceremony: Thursday, 10 October, 2019
17 June 2019Entry Opening Date
16 August 2019Entry Closing Date
26 August 2019Shortlist Announced
10 October 2019Awards Ceremony
A fund showcase:
Acknowledging CTA and hedge fund quant performance across 15 categories, entering the HFM European Quant Awards gives you the opportunity to showcase your best performing funds in front of the industry’s elite and win new business.
Shortlisted firms will benefit from ongoing exposure, receiving coverage of their fund’s achievements by HFM both in print and online. With a global audience reach of over 20,000 the HFM European Quant Awards are the perfect way to ensure your fund stands out in the eyes of the investor.
An industry celebration:
The HFM European Quant Awards bring together the industry for an evening of celebration and recognition. They are the perfect opportunity to reward your team, network with colleagues and peers and demonstrate to your investors that you are at the forefront of the sector.
Have your top performing funds validated by an expert panel including leading institutional and private investors and investment consultants - carefully selected for their wealth of expertise. The judging panel will be announced soon.
Simon Evans is an established act on the stand-up comedy circuit. His style has been characterised as aloof, sardonic, sharp-witted and, following a well-received return to the Edinburgh Festival in 2010 where ’his sharp, acidic barbs remain a rich delight'.
TV appearances include the Michael McIntyre Roadshow in 2010 (BBC One) and Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC Three).
He has appeared on most of the TV stand-up comedy showcases and a number of topical comedy shows. He also gave acclaimed acting performances in Rich Hall's 'Fishing Show' and 'Cattle Drive'.
Simon appears regularly on BBC Radio 4 - hosting and writing seven series of the spoof news show 'The Way It Is' (as Richard Richard), as well as appearing on numerous panel games including 'The News Quiz', Armando Iannucci's 'Charm Offensive' and 'The Unbelievable Truth.' He has also featured on discussion programmes such as 'Off the Page'.
Simon writes for a number of TV's most famous comedians - Dara O'Briain, Lee Mack and Sean Lock all ask for him by name and he was instrumental in creating and writing for Dave TV's 'Argumental'.
He also writes for radio shows, including the Radio Four sketch show 'The Odd Half Hour' and Lee Mack's recent Radio Two show.
He has performed one man shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe since 2000 and has performed at the New Zealand Comedy Festival 2002, Cape Town Comedy Festival 2001 as well as in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Winnipeg and Dubai.
In July 2004 he performed at the 'Just for Laughs' festival in Montreal, and the following spring at the Aspen Comedy Festival in Colorado.
In 2010 Simon Evans supported Lee Mack on his most recent UK tour - Going Out and appeared alongside Emo Philips at Latitude Festival in Suffolk.
HFM European Quant Summit 2019
The innaugural HFM European Quant Summit 2019 is an exclusive educational and networking event open to a select audience of senior operational and finance executives from leading European quant funds and CTA's.