Sponsorship

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Aegon is an international provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management. We're proud to have been helping people take responsibility for their financial future since 1831. We've led the way in innovation that can make people's financial assets work smarter as well as harder. From online technology that gives one-stop access to a universe of investment opportunity - to retirement products that make wealth planning simple, easy and fulfilling - we're dedicated to getting people closer to their financial goals every day.

Aon

Aviva / Friends Life

Founded in 1989, Barnett Waddingham has grown to become the UK's largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services. From small beginnings with just 20 people, our total headcount is now over 850 (including 64 partners and 97 associates) - with offices in seven locations around the UK.
We continue to grow through referrals from professional contacts and our existing clients. Our primary focus is to continue to provide the personal, quality, tailored approach that has made us successful and has led to our high level of client retention.

Capita Employee Benefits is the largest UK-owned employee benefits consultancy, looking after the interests of some 1,600 clients and 4 million employees. We offer employers and trustees a comprehensive range of pension solutions with expertise in pension consultancy, risk management, administration, and member engagement alongside our data and tracing services.
Our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative solutions which can make a real difference. We employ over 2,400 members of staff across 13 UK offices. As part of Capita plc, we are able to invest heavily in the development of our people, enabling them to deliver transformational consultancy and administrative excellence, underpinned by market-leading technology.
We provide award-winning solutions for clients in all areas of administration and consultancy; underpinned by our own proprietary technology solutions - HartLink for pension scheme administration and our Orbit portal for employees and scheme members.

Conduent HR Services helps you align your HR programmes to meet real business objectives, while engaging your people in reaching their health, wealth, and career goals. Through our comprehensive consulting and outsourcing capabilities, we work with our clients to deliver tailored, innovative solutions across health, risk and wellbeing, flexible benefits, share plans, and DB and DC pension schemes, for both trustees and corporates alike.

Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.

 

Intelligent Pensions

Mercer

Xafinity is a UK specialist in pensions actuarial, consulting and administration, providing a wide range of advisory and compliance services to over 550 pension scheme clients.
The Company combines expertise, insight and technology to address the needs of both pension trustees and sponsoring companies. The Group has more than 400 employees with offices in Reading, Leeds, Stirling, Belfast, London and Manchester providing it with access to staff, expertise and clients in geographic locations across the UK.
Xafinity floated on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange on the 16th February 2017.

P-Solve is part of the River and Mercantile Group and provides advice to institutional investors, such as pension schemes and charities. We strive to serve our clients well by developing and implementing solutions tailored to their specific investment needs either advising schemes on how to manage their investments and risks - investment consulting - or manage their investments and risks on their behalf - fiduciary management - or a mixture of these. We have a strong focus on person-to-person relationships and matching the right solution to the client at the right time. We regard this ability, offering expertise and advice together with tailored solutions, as the reason why we have such strong and longstanding relationships with so many clients

Rothesay Life was established in 2007 and has grown to be a leading life insurer specialising in bulk annuities for defined benefit pension funds. In 2016, Rothesay Life wrote new business in excess of £6.4bn and made payments of over £1.3bn a year from over £26 billion of insurance contracts. Existing Rothesay Life clients include the pension funds and members associated with such names as RSA, British Airways, Rank, Uniq, General Motors, the MNOPF, InterContinental Hotels, Philips, GKN, Lehman Brothers and the CAA. Rothesay Life is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Standard Life, a global investment company, was established in Edinburgh in 1825. We're a pioneer in the workplace pensions market and are proud of leading the industry with meaningful innovations. Today we look after 35,000 schemes - a total of 1.8 million workplace customers and £37bn of assets.

Our Pensions and Savings business provides a comprehensive suite of solutions and services to manage complex workplace challenges - all under one roof. That is why we are uniquely placed to deliver all the capabilities needed to help employers and their employees get maximum value from their workplace pension

 

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve financial security. We partner with many of the world's largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process spanning both indexing and active disciplines. With trillions* in assets under management, our scale and global reach offer clients access to markets, geographies and asset classes, and allow us to deliver thoughtful insights and innovative solutions.

State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.
* Assets under management were $2.47 trillion as of December 31, 2016. AUM reflects approximately $30.62 billion (as of December 31, 2016) with respect to which State Street Global Markets, LLC (SSGM) serves as marketing agent; SSGM and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

 

At T. Rowe Price we're solely focused on providing investment management and long-term results for you and your clients.
Founded in 1937, we're a global, independent investment management firm managing over £650bn in assets for our clients across a range of fixed income, equity and multi-asset investment strategies.

We operate in 45 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Our significant organisational, financial stability (no long-term debt, substantial liquid assets and shareholder equity) and experience through all types of market conditions contribute to a proven business strategy designed to produce sustainable performance for the long-term.

Figures as at 31 December 2016.

 

TwentyFour Asset Management LLP is a fixed income specialist founded in 2008 by a group of leading fixed income professionals. The Firm offers highly transparent products that benefit from a rigorous detail-oriented investment approach, in order to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns whilst retaining a strong focus on capital preservation.

The Firm has positioned itself from the outset as a ‘hybrid', credit specialist asset management firm. As such, the Firm's overall philosophy is to function with the culture and infrastructure of an institutional asset management firm whilst at the same time maintaining the flexibility to use alternative investment techniques where appropriate.