UK Pensions Awards 2024 — The Winners

Recognising excellence among schemes, consultants, asset managers and providers

Professional Pensions
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Some of the winners of this year's UK Pensions Awards. Photo: Rob Kennard
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Some of the winners of this year's UK Pensions Awards. Photo: Rob Kennard

Here they are – the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2024...

The awards were presented at a glittering gala dinner at The Brewery in London last night (6 June) by comedian, broadcaster, and quizzer Paul Sinha.

To find out more about the awards, visit: ukpensionsawards.com. You can also, register your interest for the 2025 UK Pensions awards here.

The winners are:

 

Advisory Categories

Actuarial/Pensions Consultancy of the Year

  • Winner: XPS Pensions Group
  • Highly commended: LCP

 

DC Consultancy of the Year

  • Winner: LCP
  • Highly commended: Hymans Robertson

 

Investment Consultancy of the Year

  • Winner: LCP

 

Pension Lawyers of the Year

  • Winner: Eversheds Sutherland

 

Pensions Litigation Firm of the Year

  • Winner: Gowling WLG (UK)

 

Risk Reduction Adviser of the Year

  • Winner: WTW
  • Highly commended: K3 Advisory

 

Fiduciary Evaluator of the Year

  • Winner: Barnett Waddingham

 

Sponsor Covenant / IRM Adviser of the Year

  • Winner: XPS Pensions Group

 

DC Categories

DC Pension Provider of the Year

  • Winner: Standard Life

 

DC Investment Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Aon

 

DC Multi-Asset Fund Manager of the Year

  • Winner: BlackRock

 

DC Master Trust of the Year

  • Winner: Scottish Widows
  • Highly commended: Standard Life

 

DC Innovation of the Year

  • Winner: Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • Highly commended: Standard Life

 

Investment Categories

Investment Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Gresham House

 

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Van Lanschot Kempen Investment Management

 

Institutional Investment Platform Provider of the Year

  • Winner: Mobius

 

Equity Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Morgan Stanley Investment Management

 

Fixed Income Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Insight Investment
  • Highly commended: TwentyFour Asset Management

 

DB Multi-Asset Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Newton Investment Management

 

Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Baron Capital Management UK

 

Real Estate Manager of the Year

  • Winner: CBRE Investment Management

 

Alternative and Private Markets Investment Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Gresham House

 

ESG Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Mercer
  • Highly commended: AXA Investment Managers

 

Impact Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Aon
  • Highly commended: AXA IM Alts

 

Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Legal & General Investment Management
  • Highly commended: Insight Investment

 

Cashflow-driven Investment (CDI) Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Legal & General Investment Management

 

Risk Reduction Provider of the Year

  • Winner: PIC (Pension Insurance Corporation)
  • Highly commended: Rothesay

 

DB Investment Innovation of the Year

  • Winner: Allspring Global Investments

Other Categories

Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award

  • Winner: Legal & General Investment Management

 

Independent Trustee of the Year

  • Winner: Vidett

 

Third-Party Administrator of the Year

  • Winner: Trafalgar House

 

Technology Innovation of the Year

  • Winner: Knowa

 

Pensions Communication Initiative of the Year

  • Winner: Scottish Widows

 

Alternative Endgame Solution Provider of the Year

  • Winner: Clara Pensions
  • Highly commended: TPT Retirement Solutions

 

Educational and Thought Leadership Initiative of the Year

  • Winner: Legal & General Investment Management
  • Highly commended: Aviva

 

Retirement Innovation of the Year

  • Winner: Standard Life

 

Pension Scheme of the Year Award Categories

Pension Scheme of the Year

  • Joint Winner: BT Pension Scheme
  • Joint Winner: Railpen

 

Best Pension Scheme Investment Strategy

  • Winner: Essex Pension Fund

 

Best Pension Scheme Communication Strategy

  • Winner: GMPeasy DB Supergroup

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