McMillan LLP Named Top Canadian Law Firm at Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards for Third Consecutive Year 

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October 2019


McMillan LLP has been recognized as the top Canadian law firm at a Gala Dinner recently held in conjunction with the 12th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards (CHFA). The awards represent the highest honour in Canada’s hedge fund industry.

According to Alternative IQ, producer of the awards, “The annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards program has a two-fold objective: first, to celebrate the talent and accomplishments in Canada’s hedge fund industry and second, to raise awareness of that expertise in the media and among the wider investment community”

“This is a tremendous acknowledgement by our clients and a recognition of the high standards of excellence we strive to set as leaders in the alternative investment industry,” said Michael Burns, Co-Chair of McMillan’s Investment Funds and Asset Management Group. “Our goal is to be at the forefront of new regulatory developments when it comes to the structuring and offering of alternative investment funds, and we will continue to offer our clients innovative, timely and strategic solutions as the industry continues to evolve at a rapid rate. We also congratulate our many clients who were recognized as top performing Funds at the Awards!”  

The Canadian Hedge Fund Awards help investors identify the most exceptional hedge funds, recognizing winners in five categories as well as the Overall Best 2019 Canadian Hedge Fund. It gives hedge fund managers, investors, investment advisors, family offices and investing experts an opportunity to learn, network and share knowledge. A total of 227 unique Canadian hedge funds participated in the 2019 CHFA program. The awards are based solely on quantitative performance data to June 30, tabulated by Fundata Canada.

The full-day event brought together experts to discuss hedge fund investment practices, current market trends in Canada’s hedge fund industry and how the industry will grow moving forward. Guests included individual and institutional hedge fund investors, investment advisors, industry consultants and media.

See the full list of winners of the 12th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards