CME Group and BarclayHedge Honor Managed Futures Leaders

Chicago, IL - 14 June 2012

CME Group and BarclayHedge recognized leaders in the managed futures industry during the inaugural Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards June 11 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications. The ceremony preceded MFA’s Forum 2012 in Chicago and featured live entertainment by Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live.

The Managed Futures Lifetime Achievement Pinnacle Award was presented to Ken Tropin, Graham Capital Management, for his contributions to the development and maturation of the managed futures industry. He grew Graham Capital into an industry-leading alternative investment manager, helping global investors realize the value of managed futures programs.

The full list of award recipients follows:

TOP EMERGING CTA

KeyQuant

BEST BEAR MARKET MANAGER

Best Bear Market Manager (HF Index)

$100-299M AUM

Mulvaney Capital Management Limited

$300M+ AUM

ISAM

Best Bear Market Manager (S&P 500)

$100-299M AUM

Mulvaney Capital Management Limited

$300M+ AUM

Dunn Capital Management, LLC

BEST DEFENSIVE

Best Defensive (Diversified)

$100-299M AUM

Emil van Essen, LLC

$300M+ AUM

GMO LLC

Best Defensive (Single Sector)

$100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners

$300M+ AUM

Dominicé & Co – Asset Management

BEST DIVERSIFIER

Best Diversifier (CTA)

$100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners

$300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Compass Fund

Best Diversifier (Multi Advisor)

$100-299M AUM

6800 Capital, L.L.C.

$300M+ AUM

AC Investment Management, LLC

BEST RISK ADJUSTED

Best Risk Adjusted (Diversified)

$100-299M AUM

Vegasoul Capital Management

$300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Compass Fund

Best Risk Adjusted (Single Sector)

$100-299M AUM

Newton Capital Partners

$300M+ AUM

Axiom Investment Advisors

GREATEST RETURNS (HIGH VOLATILITY)

Greatest Returns (Diversified)

$100-299M AUM

Emil van Essen, LLC

$300M+ AUM

ISAM

Greatest Returns (Single Sector)

$100-299M AUM

Paskewitz Asset Management, LLC

$300M+ AUM

Dominicé & Co – Asset Management

GREATEST RETURNS (LOW VOLATILITY)

Greatest Returns (Diversified)

$100-299M AUM

Vegasoul Capital Management

$300M+ AUM

Two Sigma Compass Fund

Greatest Returns (Single Sector)

$100-299M AUM

Metro Forex

$300M+ AUM

P/E Investments

Managers were nominated based on quantitative data provided by BarclayHedge for the various award categories. All data was collected and analyzed by BarclayHedge. CME Group can neither verify nor negate the accuracy of the data used to calculate nominees and winners.

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