Investcorp Named “Best Seeding Platform” by Hedgeweek’s USA Awards 2019

2 Oct 2019

Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced that its Absolute Return Investments business has been named the “Best Seeding Platform” by Hedgeweek’s USA Awards 2019.

Investcorp launched its seeding platform in 2004 as one of the first within the alternative asset management space, providing seed and acceleration capital and distribution capabilities to emerging managers with proven track records. To date, Investcorp has provided seed or acceleration capital to more than 20 managers across a broad range of differentiated strategies.

"We want to thank our investors and the investment managers we have partnered with, who together have supported us in building and growing this innovative platform over the last 15 years,” stated Lionel Erdely, Head and Chief Investment Officer of Absolute Return Investments for Investcorp. “We look forward to continuing to identify and help top-tier investment teams in establishing and growing successful asset management businesses that offer differentiated products and address the needs of the investor community.”

The Hedgeweek USA Awards recognize excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers. The winners of each category were determined by a poll of 4,428 Hedgeweek readers, including investors and managers as well as other industry professionals.