PP Investment Awards 2019 - Shortlists published

PP Investment Awards 2019 - Shortlists published

Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.

The Professional Pensions Investment Awards celebrate excellence among the asset managers who serve UK occupational pension schemes.

The awards, now in their sixth year, recognise asset managers over a broad range of specialisms - and shine the spotlight on those whose achievements may not always be recognised by the more general UK Pensions Awards.

The awards process is unique within the industry - with the shortlist being drawn up in association with Aon, one of the leading investment consultants in the market - highlighting those asset managers who have demonstrated both excellent performance and relative growth in assets under management over the 12 months to 30 June 2019 as well as strong performance over the past three years.

Shortlisted entrants are now being asked to complete a questionnaire to demonstrate how they differentiate themselves from their peers ­and detail the product and client service innovations they have made over the 12 months to 30 June 2019.

To access the questionnaire, please visit:  www.investmentawards.co.uk.

Once you register on this site, you will be sent a guidance pack to help you complete your entry.

For queries about the questionnaire and the next stage of the judging process, please contact awards co-ordinator Joshua Wrazen at [email protected].

For queries about the awards process, please contact Professional Pensions editor Jonathan Stapleton at [email protected].

The winners in each category will be decided by a distinguished panel of industry judges, which will be finalised over the coming weeks.

The awards will be presented at an awards event to be held on Tuesday 5 November at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel.

Further information about the awards can be found here: www.investmentawards.co.uk.

The shortlist:

Alternative Risk Premia Manager of the Year


GAM Systematic



ARBS (Absolute Return Bond Strategy) Manager of the Year


PGIM Fixed Income


Wellington Management


Emerging Market Debt Manager of the Year


Capital Group

Manulife Asset Management

Mondrian Investment Partners

PGIM Fixed Income


Emerging Market Equity Manager of the Year

Baillie Gifford

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Vontobel Asset Management


Equity Factor Index Provider of the Year

ERI Scientific Beta


Research Affiliates (RAFI)


Global Equity Manager of the Year

BLS Capital Fondsmæglerselskab

GQG Partners

Guardian Capital

Morgan Stanley Investment Management

T. Rowe Price


Global Fixed Income Manager of the Year

Capital Group

Dodge & Cox


Morgan Stanley Investment Management

PGIM Fixed Income



Hedge Fund Manager of the Year

Alpstone Capital

Brevan Howard

Egerton Capital

Marshall Wace

Selwood Asset Management


Long Income Property Manager of the Year

Aviva Investors


Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)

M&G Investments


Multi Asset/Sector Credit Manager of the Year

Bain Capital


Beach Point


Investec Asset Management



Multi Asset Manager of the Year

Bailie Gifford





Pan-European Core Property Manager of the Year

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets

CBRE Global Investors

LaSalle Investment Management


Quant Hedge Fund manager of the year







Sustainable Equity Manager of the Year

Generation Investment Management

Impax Asset Management

Ownership Capital

RBC Global Asset Management


UK & European Opportunistic Property Manager of the Year



Henderson Park


UK & European Commercial Real Estate Debt Manager of the Year




PGIM Real Estate


UK Core Property Manager of the Year


Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Hermes Investment Management


UBS Asset Management


UK Equity Manager of the Year

Baillie Gifford

Majedie Asset Management

Man Group


UK Fixed Income Manager of the Year


M&G Investments

Royal London Asset Management

Western Asset Management


UK LDI Manager of the Year


BMO Global Asset Management

Insight Investment

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)



Unlisted Infrastructure Manager of the Year

Basalt Infrastructure Partners




DC Categories

DC Investment Innovation of the Year

Capital Group


Partners Group


UBS Asset Management


Target Date Fund Manager of the Year


Aon (Retirement Pathway Funds)

BlackRock for LifePath 


State Street Global Advisers

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