Congratulations to all 2018 UK Pensions Awards Finalists. View the full shortlist below:

Advisory Categories:

Actuarial/Pensions Consultancy of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Broadstone
Hymans Robertson
LCP
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Xafinity Punter Southall

 

Employee Benefits Consultancy of the Year

Capita Employee Solutions
JLT Employee Benefits
Xafinity Punter Southall

 

DC Consultancy of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
Mercer
P-Solve
Quietroom
Redington

Investment Consultancy of the Year

Barker Tatham Investment Consultants
Barnett Waddingham
Hymans Robertson
LCP
Mercer
P-Solve, part of River and Mercantile Group
Redington
Spence and Partners
Xafinity Punter Southall

Pension Lawyers of the Year

Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
Burges Salmon
Eversheds Sutherland
Gowling WLG
Linklaters
Sacker & Partners
Squire Patton Boggs
Stephenson Harwood
Travers Smith

Risk Reduction Adviser of the Year

Allen & Overy
Aon 
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP

 

DC Categories:

 

DC Pension Provider of the Year

Aegon
Aviva
B&CE, provider of The People's Pension
Fidelity International
Legal & General
Scottish Widows
Smart Pension

DC Investment Manager of the Year

AllianceBernstein
BlackRock
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
P-Solve
State Street Global Advisors

 

DC Multi-Asset Fund Manager of the Year

AllianceBernstein
BlackRock
Columbia Threadneedle Asset Management
Investec Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Newton Investment Management

DC Master Trust of the Year

Aegon
Atlas Master Trust
Aviva
B&CE, provider of The People's Pension 
Capita Employee Benefits
Legal & General
Mercer
NEST
Smart Pension
Standard Life

Retirement Income Provider of the Year

Aegon
LV=

 

DC Innovation of the Year

Aegon
LV=
Mercer
Quietroom
Smart Pension
Standard Life

 

DC Investment Innovation of the Year

JLT Employee Benefits
Legal & General Investment Management
Mercer

 

Investment Categories:

 

Investment Manager of the Year

Amundi Asset Management
Hermes Investment Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
M&G Investments
MFS Investment Management
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Royal London Asset Management
T. Rowe Price

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

Aon 
Cardano
Charles Stanley Asset Management
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Mercer
P-Solve, part of River and Mercantile Group
Russell Investments
SEI

 

Equity Manager of the Year

Artisan Partners UK
ClariVest Asset Management
Epoch Investment Partners
Hermes Investment Management
Jupiter Asset Management
M&G Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
T. Rowe Price
Vontobel Asset Management

 

Fixed Income Manager of the Year

BlueBay Asset Management
Franklin Templeton
HSBC Global Asset Management
Insight Investment
M&G Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Newton Investment Management
Royal London Asset Management
T. Rowe Price
TwentyFour Asset Management

 

Factor Investing Manager of the Year ***NEW FOR 2018***

Aberdeen Standard Investments
AQR Capital Management
AXA Investment Managers
BlackRock
HSBC Global Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Research Affiliates
Robeco Institutional Asset Management
Schroders

 

DB Multi-Asset Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Aon 
AQR Capital Management
BlackRock
Gatemore Capital Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
M&G Investments
Pictet Asset Management
PineBridge Investments
Russell Investments

Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

BlueBay Asset Management
Hermes Investment Management
M&G Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Newton Investment Management
SKAGEN Funds
T. Rowe Price
Vontobel Asset Management

Property Manager of the Year

CBRE Global Investors
Hermes Investment Management
Kames Capital
LaSalle Investment Management
Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets
M&G Real Estate
Patron Capital

Alternative Investment Manager of the Year

BlackRock
Darwin Property Investment Management
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Gresham House
Hermes Investment Management
iCON Infrastructure
LCM Partners
M&G Investments
Pantheon
Partners Group

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Amundi Asset Management
AXA Investment Managers
BMO Global Asset Management
Hermes Investment Management
Impax Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
LGT Capital Partners
Royal London Asset Management
Vontobel Asset Management

Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Manager of the Year

BlackRock
BMO Global Asset Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
River and Mercantile Group
SEI

Cashflow-driven Investment (CDI) Manager of the Year ***NEW FOR 2018***

Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Insight Investment
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Royal London Asset Management
Schroders

Risk Reduction Provider of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Legal & General
Pension Insurance Corporation
Rothesay Life
Scottish Widows

DB Investment Innovation of the Year

Allianz Global Investors
Aon 
BMO Global Asset Management
Gatemore Capital Management
Legal & General Investment Management
TPT Retirement Solutions

Fixed Income Innovation of the Year

BlueBay Asset Management
Hermes Investment Management
Insight Investment
M&G Investments
PineBridge Investments

Other categories:

 

Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Awards ***NEW FOR 2018***

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Fidelity International
HSBC Global Asset Management
LCP
M&G Investments
Mercer
Pension Insurance Corporation
Redington
Travers Smith

Independent Trustee of the Year

2020 Trustees
Capital Cranfield Pension Trustees
Dalriada Trustees
PAN Group
PS Independent Trustees
PTL

Third-Party Administrator of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
Premier
Quantum Advisory
Spence and Partners
TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)
Trafalgar House

Technology Innovation of the Year

AMX
Aon 
Equiniti
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
KAS BANK
LV= and Wealth Wizards
Procentia
Smart Pension

Communication Initiative of the Year

AHC
Aviva
B&CE, provider of The People's Pension
Capita Employee Solutions
JLT Employee Benefits
Legal & General
LV=
Pension Geeks
Quietroom


Educational Initiative of the Year

Allen & Overy
Aviva
B&CE, provider of The People's Pension
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
LV=
Mayer Brown International
Pension Geeks
Squire Patton Boggs
Xafinity Punter Southall

Sponsor Covenant Provider of the Year

EY
Lincoln Pensions
PricewaterhouseCoopers
RSM Restructuring Advisory
TPT Retirement Solutions
Xafinity Punter Southall