Awards & Recognition

AXS Investments Named Finalist in Four Categories, including Best ’40 Act Fund, in Annual HFM Performance Awards

Firm’s alternative investment funds selected on time-tested performance, innovation and access for the broader investing public.
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AXS Investments Named Finalist in Three Categories for WealthManagement.com’s 2022 Annual “Wealthies” Awards

Firm’s named Alternative Asset Manager Finalist, and AXS Astoria Inflation Sensitive ETF (PPI), named to shortlist of finalists in two key asset management categories.
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AXS Investments Named ‘Top 10 Investment Firm of 2022’ by Financial Services Review

Firm selected for its innovation and “democratization of investing” for individuals and financial advisors.
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AXS Astoria Inflation Sensitive ETF (PPI) Named 2022 ETF Newcomer of the Year in Annual ETF and Mutual Fund Industry Awards

PPI ETF selected for its innovative strategy, highly successful launch, significant asset growth and strong performance amid record-breaking inflationary environment.

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ETF Newcomer 2022 - PPI

AXS Multi-Strategy Alternatives Fund (KCMTX) Named Best Macro Fund in 2021 by BarclayHedge

5-Star Core liquid alternative strategy earns top rank in the Macro category for 2021.

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AXS Multi-Strategy Alternatives Wins 2022 SMArtX Award for Best Risk-Adjusted Returns

Core multi-alternative strategy behind 5-Star rated KCMTX recognized for strong 2021 performance, continuing nearly 14-year reliability for investor portfolios.

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SMArtX Winner Virtual Awards 2022

2021

AXS Investments Named 2021 Wealth Management Industry Award Finalist

AXS Sustainable Income Fund named Finalist for Best Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) / Impact Investing

The WealthManagement.com Industry Awards program recognizes outstanding organizations that support financial advisor success. A panel of independent judges composed of industry leaders selected the winners from among 900 entries from 340 companies. The honorees in each category were chosen based on quantitative measures of their initiatives, such as scope, scale, adoption and features, as well as qualitative measures, such as innovation, creativity and new distribution methods.

AXS Investments Awarded Best Alternative Asset Manager USA 2020

Firm recognized for breadth, depth and innovation of alternative investment funds lineup.

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2020

2020 LIPPER FUND AWARD - Best Alternative Long/Short Equity Fund

Granted to funds in each Lipper classification that achieve the highest score for Consistent Return, a measure of funds' historical risk-adjusted returns, relative to peers. Fund awarded for Best Alternative Long/Short Equity Fund over five years in 2020.

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BarclayHedge Names AXS Alternative Growth Fund (EEHIX) a Top Global CTA Performer

March 23, 2020 - Fund Ranked 15th Best CTA Performer Globally out of 645 for 2019.

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2019

2019 LIPPER FUND WINNER - Best Alternative Global Macro Fund

Granted to the fund in the Alternative Global Macro category with the highest Lipper Leader score for Consistent Return over the 5-year period as of 11/30 of the prior year. Lipper awards are granted annually to the funds in each Lipper classification that achieve the highest score for Consistent Return, a measure of funds' historical risk-adjusted returns, relative to peers.

2018

2018 PINNACLE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Best Multi-Advisor Futures Fund

Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards are presented by CME Group and BarclayHedge to honor top managed futures managers. Winners were selected based on BarclayHedge data across 23 award categories.

2018 BEST MANAGED FUTURES MUTUAL FUND

CTA Intelligence US Performance Awards recognize best-performing North American CTAs and funds. Independent judges from CTA Intelligence and industry experts selected winners from over 90 nominees in 18 categories.

2018 LIPPER FUND WINNER - Best Alternative Global Macro Fund

Granted to the fund in the Alternative Global Macro category with the highest Lipper Leader score for Consistent Return over the 5-year period as of 11/30 of the prior year. Lipper awards are granted annually to the funds in each Lipper classification that achieve the highest score for Consistent Return, a measure of funds' historical risk-adjusted returns, relative to peers

International Investment Woman of the Year 2018

Investment Week named Hannah Strasser International Investment Woman of the Year 2018 as part of its Women in Investment Awards program. She is the Founding & Managing Partner of SKY Harbor Capital Management, the woman-led asset management firm that serves as portfolio manager for AXS Sustainable Income Fund (AXSKX). The awards, which received over 1,000 submissions, recognize the achievements of women in investments, an industry where they are currently underrepresented, particularly at the senior level.