AWARDS 2008 WINNERS

 

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Lifetime Achievement - Anthony Bolton, President Investments Fidelity Investments

Personality of the Year - Martin Gilbert, CEO Aberdeen Asset Management

Chief Investment Officer of the Year - Andreas Utermann (RCM, a company of Allianz GI)

Asset Management Company of the Year - BlackRock

Specialist Investment Company of the Year - Financial Risk Management

Hedge Fund Firm of the Year - BlackRock

Fund Administrator of the Year - RBC Dexia Investor Services

Hedge Fund Administrator of the Year - State Street

Custodian of the Year - BNY Mellon Asset Servicing

ETF provider of the year - iShares

Institutional Investor (Public sector) - Strathclyde fund

Institutional Investor (Corporate sector) - DMGT Pensions

Legal Advisor of the Year - Simmons & Simmons

Socially Responsible Investment Campaign of the Year - Erste Sparinvest

Marketing Campaign of the Year - Aberdeen  

Fund Launch of the Year - Reech CBRE Alternative Real Estate

Transfer Agent of the Year - State Street

Trading Venue of the Year - Chi-X

Front Office IT Company of the Year - ITG

Middle office of the Year - Cadis

Back Office IT Company of the Year - Clearstream

Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Interest rate risk hedging: Swapping to other options

Mar 16, 2017

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SPONSORED FEATURE: Why blockchain could be the fund industry’s next Ford Model T

Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Open architecture: In need of protection

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.