LAPF Investments Awards, 2021 | Wednesday 15th December

LAPF Investments Awards, 2021 | Wednesday 15th December

LAPF Investments Awards, 2021 | Wednesday 15th December

LAPF Investments Awards, 2021 | Wednesday 15th December

2020 LAPF
INVESTMENTS AWARDS

Event Date: December 2, 2020
Venue: Online
Host: Sally Phillips

The 2020 LAPF Investments Awards took place on Wednesday 2nd December. The ceremony took place online due to restrictions around Covid-19, with over 150 people tuning in to see the superb Sally Phillips dishing out the wit… and awards!

Big winners on the night included Invesco and Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, both receiving two awards. Other winners included Lancashire, Cornwall, bfinance and BlackRock, with Tim Mpofu winning the new Rising Star award and Alex Younger earning the gong for Outstanding Contribution of the Year.

LGPS Awards
Winners

Best Approach To Sustainable Investing

Winner: Environment Agency Pension Fund

Finalists:
Cornwall Pension Fund
Environment Agency Pension Fund
LGPS Central
London Borough of Newham
Surrey Pension Fund

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Collaboration Award

Sponsored by Capital Dynamics

Winner: Border to Coast Pensions Partnership

Finalists:
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Brunel Pension Partnership
Lothian Pension Fund
Tri-Borough

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Good Governance Award

Winner: London Borough of Newham

Finalists:
Essex Pension Fund
London Borough of Newham
West Midlands Pension Fund

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Investment Innovation Award

Sponsored by Darwin Alternative Investment Management

Winner: Wales Pension Partnership

Finalists:
Brunel Pension Partnership
City & County of Swansea Pension Fund
Wales Pension Partnership

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LGPS Fund of the Year (assets over £2.5 billion)

Sponsored by BMO Global Asset Management

Winner: Lancashire County Pension Fund
Highly Commended: West Sussex Pension Scheme

Finalists:
Environment Agency Pension Fund
Lancashire County Pension Fund
NILGOSC
West Sussex Pension Scheme
London Borough of Bromley

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LGPS Fund of the Year (assets under £2.5 billion)

Sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investments

Winner: Cornwall Pension Fund
Highly Commended: London Borough of Bromley

Finalists:
Cornwall Pension Fund
Hammersmith & Fulham
London Borough of Bromley

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LGPS Investment Strategy of the Year

Sponsored by Natixis Investment Managers

Winner: NILGOSC
Finalists
City & County of Swansea Pension Fund
NILGOSC
West Midlands Pension Fund

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Outstanding Contribution of the Year

Winner: Alex Younger

Finalists:
Alex Younger: Norfolk Pension Fund
Matthew Hopson: Tri-Borough
Sean Collins: Oxfordshire County Council

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Pool of the Year

Sponsored by T. Rowe Price

Winner: Border to Coast Pensions Partnership

Finalists:
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Brunel Pension Partnership
Wales Pension Partnership

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Rising Star

Sponsored by CBRE Global Investors

Winner: Tim Mpofu

Finalists:
James Graham: City of London
Jo Thistlewood: Isle of Wight
Matthew Hopson: Tri-Borough
Sofia Deambrosi: Brunel Pension Partnership
Tim Mpofu: Hammersmith & Fulham

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Scheme Administration Award

Winners: Greater Manchester Pension Fund & London Borough of Harrow Pension Fund

Finalists:
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
London Borough of Harrow Pension Fund
Lothian Pension Fund
West Midlands Pension Fund

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Advisor Awards
Winners

Active Manager of the Year

Winner: Baillie Gifford & Co

Finalists:
Baillie Gifford & Co
Capital Dynamics

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Asset Service Provider of the Year

Winner: BlackRock

Finalists:
BlackRock

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Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

Winner: Eaton Vance

Finalists:
Eaton Vance
Fidelity International
FIM Partners
TOBAM

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Impact Manager of the Year

Winner: Impax Asset Management

Finalists:
Impax Asset Management
Jupiter Asset Management
Pictet Asset Management
WHEB Asset Management

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Investment Service Provider of the Year

Winner: bfinance

Finalists:
bfinance

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LGPS Fund Manager of the Year

Winner: Invesco

Finalists:
Aberdeen Standard Investments
HarbourVest Partners
Invesco

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Private Markets Manager of the Year

Winner: Intermediate Capital Group

Finalists:
Darwin Alternative Investment Management
HarbourVest Partners
Intermediate Capital Group
Pantheon

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Property Manager of the Year

Winner: Fidelity International

Finalists:
CBRE Global Investors
Fidelity International
Invesco Real Estate

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Quant Manager of the Year

Winner: Invesco

Finalists:
Invesco
Metzler Capital Markets
TOBAM

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Secure Income Manager of the Year

Winners: Insight Investment & T. Rowe Price

Finalists:
Insight Investment
T. Rowe Price

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