SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

May 05, 2016 03:00 ET

Amundi's Pascal Blanque Announced as Manager Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and Universities Superannuation Scheme' Roger Gray Receives Investor Lifetime Achievement Award at Institutional Investor's 2016 European Awards

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Institutional Investor announces the honoree and award winners for the 2016 European Awards celebrating Europe's most honored asset managers, investors and companies. Pascal Blanqué, CIO of Amundi, is the recipient of the Manager Lifetime Achievement Award and Roger Gray, CIO of Universities Superannuation Scheme, takes home the Investor Lifetime Achievement Award. Institutional Investor also announces awards for excellence in nine investor categories for corporations and public pension plans and 26 investment categories.

The awards program recognizes European institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary accomplishments have resulted in impressive returns; money managers who have delivered exceptional performance, risk management and service; and corporations that have demonstrated exceptional executive leadership and investor relations expertise.

Winners will be honored and presented with their awards at a dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 at 155 Bishopsgate in London.

Please visit the awards web site for additional information: www.iieuropeawards.com.

2016 Honorees and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Manager Lifetime Achievement Award
Pascal Blanqué, CIO, Amundi

Investor Lifetime Achievement Award
Roger Gray, CIO, Universities Superannuation Scheme

2016 Investor Award Winners

UK Corporate Pension Manager of the Year
Tony Broccardo, CIO, Barclays UK Retirement Fund

UK Public Pension Manager of the Year
Mark Lyon, Head of Investments, East Riding Pension Fund

Scandinavian Pension Manager of the Year
Henrik Olejasz Larsen, CIO, Sampension of Denmark

Netherlands Pension Manager of the Year
Mark Burbach, CIO, Blue Sky Group

German Pension Manager of the Year
Stefan Hentschel, Head of Pension Asset Management, Evonik

France Pension Manager of the Year
Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr, CIO, Fonds de réserves pour les retraites

Switzerland Pension Manager of the Year
Adrian Ryser, CIO, Migros-Pensionskasse

Small Countries Pension Manager of the Year
Paul Droop, Group Pensions CIO, Bank of Ireland

Central and Eastern Europe Pension Manager of the Year
Katrin Rahe, Fund Manager, Swedbank Investment Funds of Estonia

2015 Winning Investment Managers by Category

Pan-Europe Core Equity
Schroder Investment Management

Pan-Europe Growth Equity
Fidelity International

Pan-Europe Value Equity
Acadian Asset Management

Pan-Europe Large Cap Equity
UBS Asset Management

Pan-Europe Small Cap Equity
Standard Life Investments

Pan-Europe Core Fixed Income
AXA Investment Managers

Pan-Europe Corporate Fixed Income
Robeco Institutional Asset Management

Pan-Europe High-Yield
Stone Harbor Investment Partners

U.K. Core Equity
Kames Capital

U.K. Growth Equity
Columbia Threadneedle Investments

U.K. Value Equity
Lindsell Train

U.K. Large Cap Equity
Jupiter Fund Management

U.K. Small Cap Equity
Liontrust Asset Management

U.K. Core Fixed Income
Standard Life Investments

U.K. Corporate Fixed Income
Royal London Asset Management

Emerging Markets Equity
Hermes Investment Management

Frontier Markets Equity
Acadian Asset Management

Emerging Markets Local Debt
Investec Asset Management

Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt
Pioneer Investments

Global Unconstrained Fixed Income
Amundi

Global Balanced
Allianz Global Investors

ETF Manager of the Year
BlackRock/iShares

Smart Beta Manager of the Year
AQR Capital Management

ESG Manager of the Year
RobecoSAM

Infrastructure Manager of the Year
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

Hedge Funds
TCI Fund Management

View this year's list of Most Honored Companies here.

For information on attending or sponsoring the 2016 awards dinner, please contact:

Corporate Award Winners RSVP:
Amani Korayeim, amani.korayeim@institutionalinvestor.com, T: + 44 207 779 8535

Asset Manager Award Winners RSVP:
Christine Cavolina, christine.cavolina@institutionalinvestor.com, T: +44 207 303 1703

Full coverage of the 2016 European Award winners is available in the May 2016 issue of Institutional Investor magazine and online at www.institutionalinvestor.com.

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About the 2016 European Awards
Institutional Investor's European Awards recognize European institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary accomplishments have resulted in impressive returns; money managers who have delivered exceptional performance, risk management and service; and corporations that have demonstrated exceptional executive leadership and investor relations expertise.

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