Quant Manager of the Year
This award recognises a firm’s success in utilising systematic investment techniques to deliver risk-adjusted returns as part of the fund’s drive to deliver on LGPS objectives. The criteria cover the full range of strategies and styles (including passive and low vol), and focuses on the firm’s approach to strategy design...
Asset Service Provider of the Year
This award recognises the firm that has demonstrated an ability to work with Schemes to help them manage their assets. It is open to all service providers other than those providing investment advice. This might include ESG auditors, proxy voting services, performance measurement, transition managers and custodians.
LGPS Fund Manager of the Year
Entrants in this category must demonstrate how they have worked with the LGPS and how well they have responded to the changing LGPS environment. Transparency and best practice are key judging criteria.
Active Manager of the Year
The winner of this award will be an organisation that has demonstrated excellence in active management when working with – and for – asset owners within the LGPS.
Secure Income Manager of the Year
Includes but is not limited to managers of debt, Gilts, index linked, multi sector credit.
Property Manager of the Year
The winner in this category will be a property manager that has shown an understanding of, and the ability to deliver on, the requirements of the LGPS. Includes debt, secondaries and residential property.
Emerging Markets Manager of the Year
This award is for firms that have worked closely with the LGPS to develop and deliver emerging market strategies. It includes frontier markets and covers all asset classes including equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure.
Private Markets Manager of the Year
This award covers all aspects of private market investment including infrastructure investment, real estate, private equity and debt and other unlisted assets.
Impact Manager of the Year
The winner will be a manager who has demonstrated excellence in delivering both a financial and impact return from investment strategies, and in measuring and reporting on both those goals.
Investment Service Provider of the Year
This award is given to an individual or entity that has performed with distinction in providing forward-looking support and service to asset management firms. Entrants can come from a wide range of disciplines including investment consultancy, ESG consultancy, strategic advisers, economists, investment governance, and actuarial services.