2015 Awards

The first LAPF Investments Awards were held at the Waldorf Hilton in London on Thursday 3rd September. Hosted by the entertaining Chris Hollins (Watchdog, BBC News, Strictly Come Dancing), the awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of everyone working in the local authority pensions sector. An excellent number of entries were received, and nearly 200 attended the evening to celebrate outstanding achievement in the LGPS.

 

LGPS Awards Winners

 

LGPS Fund of the Decade Sponsored by BNY Mellon Investment Management

Winner: Greater Manchester

Highly Commended: Strathclyde

Shortlisted
Newham
Norfolk

 

LGPS Fund of the Year Sponsored by Barnett Waddingham

Winner: Lancashire

Highly Commended: Lothian

Shortlisted
London Pensions Fund Authority
Strathclyde

 

Outstanding Contribution of the Year Sponsored by Investec Asset Management

Jeff Houston

Shortlisted
Robert Claxton
The Late Cllr Alec Kellaway
Kieran Quinn

 

LGPS Investment Performance of the Year Sponsored by Darwin Property Investment Management

Winner: Newham

Highly Commended: Lancashire

Shortlisted
Essex
Lambeth

 

Risk Management Project of the Year Sponsored by BMO Global Asset Management

Winner: Clwyd

Shortlisted
Cheshire
London Pensions Fund Authority
Surrey

 

Investment Strategy of the Year Sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management

Winner: Lancashire

Highly Commended: London Pensions Fund Authority

Shortlisted
Lothian
Newham

 

Best Approach to Responsible Investment Sponsored by Legal & General Investment Management

Winner: Environment Agency

Highly Commended: West Midlands

Shortlisted
Newham
Strathclyde

 

Infrastructure Project of the Year

Winner: Greater Manchester & London Pensions Fund Authority (joint submission)

Highly Commended: Strathclyde

 

Judges Award

Winner: Robert Claxton

 
 

Adviser Awards Winners

 

Fund Manager of the Decade

Winner: Standard Life Investments

Shortlisted
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
MFS Investment Management

 

Fund Manager of the Year

Winner: Insight Investment

Shortlisted
Legal & General Investment Management
Newton Investment Management
Standard Life Investments

 

Investment Consultant of the Year

Winner: JLT Employee Benefits

Shortlisted
bfinance
Mercer

 

Active Manager of the Year

Winner: Majedie Asset Management

Shortlisted
Dodge & Cox
Standard Life Investments
Unigestion

 

Alternatives Manager of the Year

Winner: Darwin Property Investment Management

Shortlisted
Allianz Global Investors
Aurum Funds

 

Property Manager of the Year

Winner: M&G Investments

Shortlisted
CBRE Global Investment Partners
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Hermes Real Estate

 

Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

Winner: Unigestion

Shortlisted
BlueBay Asset Management
Hermes Emerging Markets
Pioneer Investments

 

LDI Manager of the Year

Winner: Legal & General Investment Management

Shortlisted
BMO Global Asset Management
Insight Investment

 

Fixed Income Manager of the Year

Winner: Insight Investment

Shortlisted
Loomis Sayles Investments
M&G Investments
Royal London Asset Management