PP Investment Awards 2019 - Shortlists published

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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

CFM

GAM Systematic

Man

 

ARBS (Absolute Return Bond Strategy) Manager of the Year

BlackRock  

PGIM Fixed Income

PIMCO

Wellington Management

 

Emerging Market Debt Manager of the Year

Ashmore

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

MSCI

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

Fidelity

Morgan Stanley Investment Management

PGIM Fixed Income

Robeco

 

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

BlackRock

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)

M&G Investments

 

Multi Asset/Sector Credit Manager of the Year

Bain Capital

Barings

Beach Point

CQS

Investec Asset Management

KR

 

Multi Asset Manager of the Year

Bailie Gifford

Blackrock

Nordea

Schroders

 

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

CFM

Graham

Lynx

Quantica

Systematica

 

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

Aermont

Clearbell

Henderson Park

 

UK & European Commercial Real Estate Debt Manager of the Year

DRC

GreenOak

ICG-Longbow

PGIM Real Estate

 

UK Core Property Manager of the Year

AEW

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Hermes Investment Management

Schroders

UBS Asset Management

 

UK Equity Manager of the Year

Baillie Gifford

Majedie Asset Management

Man Group

 

UK Fixed Income Manager of the Year

BlackRock

M&G Investments

Royal London Asset Management

Western Asset Management

 

UK LDI Manager of the Year

BlackRock

BMO Global Asset Management

Insight Investment

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)

Schroders

 

Unlisted Infrastructure Manager of the Year

Basalt Infrastructure Partners

DIF

iCON

 

DC Categories

DC Investment Innovation of the Year

Capital Group

Invesco

Partners Group

Robeco

UBS Asset Management

 

Target Date Fund Manager of the Year

AB 

Aon (Retirement Pathway Funds)

BlackRock for LifePath 

NEST

State Street Global Advisers

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