Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – PriorNilsson’s long/short equity hedge fund Yield has been awarded “hedge fund of the year” by Swedish fund platform Fondmarknaden. The award was handed out at an event in Stockholm on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. On top of being named best hedge fund, PriorNilsson received the award as best Swedish-focused fund with PriorNilsson Realinvest A and was also named “fund management company of the year”.

Fondmarknaden gives the hedge fund award to PriorNilsson with the following motivation:

“The fund has significantly outperformed its category peer group in 2016 and is a clear example of active management at its best. The fund, which builds on fundamental analysis of companies within specific sectors, has been managed successfully without sacrificing the diversification aspects of portfolio management.”

According to Fondmarknaden, PriorNilsson Yield has delivered an average return over the last 36 months of 22.6 percent  to a standard deviation of 11.8 percent, translating into a Sharpe Ratio of 1.78.

Since its inception in 2002, PriorNilsson Yield has delivered a compounded ROR of  4.35 to a Sharpe Ratio of 1.23, according to HedgeNordic data.