Institutional Investor Magazine Awards

2017 Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year – Valerie Benard

Aksia’s Valerie Benard has been chosen as Institutional Investor Magazine’s 2017 Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year. The award is given to consultants that have helped craft robust hedge fund investment programs for institutional investors, provided shrewd advice, and demonstrated their ability to explain complex hedge fund strategies to investment boards.

2017 Hedge Fund Rising Star – Lynn O’Connell

Aksia’s Lynn O’Connell has been chosen as one of Institutional Investor Magazine’s 2017 Hedge Fund Rising Stars. The award is given to individuals who are playing an increasingly significant role in the hedge fund industry. The individuals included have demonstrated an ability to deliver in their field, have received recognition by their firms, have demonstrated entrepreneurship, are highly regarded by their peers, and have made a broader contribution to the hedge fund industry.

Institutional Investor’s editorial team chose the Rising Stars from a pool of allocators nominated by their peers, bosses, and industry experts.  This award is not representative of Aksia client experience or satisfaction. Participants did not pay a fee in order to be an award nominee.