Congratulations to all 2019 UK Pensions Awards Finalists. View the full shortlist below:

Advisory Categories:

Actuarial/Pensions Consultancy of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Broadstone
Capita
Hymans Robertson
LCP
Mercer
PwC
XPS Pensions Group

DC Consultancy of the Year

Aon
Barnett Waddingham
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
Mercer
Quietroom
Redington

Investment Consultancy of the Year

Aon
Barker Tatham Investment Consultants
Barnett Waddingham
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
Mercer
Redington
River and Mercantile Solutions
XPS Pensions Group

Pension Lawyers of the Year

Allen & Overy
ARC Pensions Law
Burges Salmon
CMS
Eversheds Sutherland
Gowling WLG
Herbert Smith Freehills
Linklaters
Mayer Brown International
Squire Patton Boggs
Stephenson Harwood
Travers Smith

Pensions Litigation Firm of the Year ***New for 2019***

Allen & Overy
CMS
Eversheds Sutherland
Herbert Smith Freehills
Pinsent Masons
Sackers
Squire Patton Boggs
Stephenson Harwood

Risk Reduction Adviser of the Year

Allen & Overy
Aon
Herbert Smith Freehills
Hymans Robertson
ITM
JLT Employee Benefits
KPMG
LCP
Mercer

DC Categories:

 

DC Pension Provider of the Year

Aviva
Legal & General
PensionBee
Scottish Widows
Smart Pension

DC Investment Manager of the Year

AllianceBernstein
BlackRock
Legal & General Investment Management
River and Mercantile
State Street Global Advisors

DC Multi-Asset Fund Manager of the Year

BlackRock
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
River and Mercantile Solutions

DC Master Trust of the Year

Aon
Aviva
B&CE (The People's Pension)
Capita (Atlas)
Legal & General
Mercer
Salvus Master Trust
Smart Pension

DC Innovation of the Year

JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
PensionBee
PTL
Quietroom
Redington
SEI
Smart Pension

DC Investment Innovation of the Year

Aon
Aviva
Cohen & Steers
JLT Employee Benefits
Legal & General Investment Management

Investment Categories:

 

Investment Manager of the Year

Gatemore Capital Management
Hermes Investment Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
M&G Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Royal London Asset Management
T. Rowe Price
TOBAM

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

Aon
Cardano
Gatemore Capital Management
Kempen Capital Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Mercer
River and Mercantile
SEI

Institutional Investment Platform Provider of the Year

Mobius Life
The Asset Management Exchange

Equity Manager of the Year

Artisan Partners
Dodge & Cox Worldwide Investments
Epoch Investment Partners
Hermes Investment Management
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
T. Rowe Price
TOBAM
Vontobel Asset Management
William Blair

Fixed Income Manager of the Year

BlackRock
BlueBay Asset Management
Dodge & Cox Worldwide Investments
Hermes Investment Management
HSBC Global Asset Management
Insight Investment
M&G Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
PGIM Fixed Income
Royal London Asset Management

Factor Investing Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Amundi
BlackRock
Legal & General Investment Management
SEI

DB Multi-Asset Manager of the Year

Aon
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Gatemore Capital Management
Insight Investment
M&G Investments
Mercer
Russell Investments
Vontobel Asset Management

Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

Ashmore Investment Management
Hermes Investment Management
Janus Henderson Investors
Muzinich & Co.
Neuberger Berman
PGIM Fixed Income
T. Rowe Price
TOBAM
Vontobel Asset Management

Property Manager of the Year

Hermes Investment Management
Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets
M&G Investments
Natixis Investment Managers
Patron Capital

Alternative Investment Manager of the Year

AMP Capital
Aviva Investors
BNP Paribas Asset Management
Darwin Property Investment Management
GLIL Infrastructure
Gresham House
Hermes Investment Management
LCM Partners
Pantheon

Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Amundi
Aviva Investors
AXA Investment Managers
BlackRock
Hermes Investment Management
Impax Asset Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
Newton Investment Management
Royal London Asset Management

Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Manager of the Year

BlackRock
BMO Global Asset Management
Insight Investment
River and Mercantile Derivatives
SEI

Cashflow-driven Investment (CDI) Manager of the Year 

Aviva Investors
AXA Investment Managers
BlackRock
Insight Investment
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Mercer
Royal London Asset Management

Risk Reduction Provider of the Year

Just
Legal & General
Pension Insurance Corporation
Scottish Widows

DB Investment Innovation of the Year

Aviva Investors
Gatemore Capital Management
Legal & General Investment Management
TPT Retirement Solutions

Fixed Income Innovation of the Year

AllianceBernstein
BlueBay Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Muzinich & Co.
Putnam Investments

Other categories:

 

Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award

Aviva Investors
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
LCP
Legal & General Investment Management
Moving Ahead and Pension Insurance Corporation (Actuarial Mentoring Programme)
Pantheon
State Street Global Advisors
Travers Smith

Independent Trustee of the Year

2020 Trustee Services
Capital Cranfield Pension Trustees
Dalriada Trustees
PTL

Third-Party Administrator of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Equiniti
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
Premier Pensions Management
TPT Retirement Solutions
Trafalgar House
XPS Pensions Group

Technology Innovation of the Year

AHC
Aviva
Ferrier Pearce
Hub Pension Solutions
LCP
Momentum Investment Solutions & Consulting
Pension Protection Fund
Redington
Smart Pension
Willis Towers Watson

Pensions Communication Initiative of the Year

Aegon
AHC
Aviva
Buck
Capita
Ferrier Pearce
Legal & General
MyCSP
Quietroom
Standard Life and Centrica

Educational and Thought Leadership Initiative of the Year

Cardano and Lincoln Pensions
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Hymans Robertson
JLT Employee Benefits
LCP
Legal & General Investment Management
Momentum Investment Solutions & Consulting
Sackers
Squire Patton Boggs
XPS Pensions Group

Sponsor Covenant Provider of the Year

EY
Lincoln Pensions
PwC
RSM Restructuring Advisory

Retirement Innovation of the Year

Capita
Legal & General
PensionBee
Smart Pension