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Institutional Investor

April 15, 2015 02:00 ET

ATP Denmark's CIO Henrik Gade Jepsen Announced as Institutional Investor's Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient for Inaugural European Awards

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Institutional Investor announces the honoree and award winners for the inaugural European Awards celebrating Europe's most honored companies, asset managers and investors. Henrik Gade Jepsen, CIO of ATP Denmark is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for the inaugural ceremony. Institutional Investor also announces awards for excellence in 11 investor categories for corporations and public pension plans and 22 investment categories.

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

Winners will be honored at a dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 at the Park Lane Hotel in London. 

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

2015 Honorees and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award
Henrik Gade Jepsen, CIO, ATP Denmark

2015 Investor Award Winners

UK Corporate Pension Manager of the Year
Chetan Ghosh, CIO, Centrica Pension Fund

UK Public Pension Manager of the Year
Mike Jensen, CIO, Lancashire County Pension Fund

Netherlands Pension Manager of the Year
Geraldine Leegwater, CEO, ABN AMRO Pensioenfonds

Scandinavian Corporate Pension Manager of the Year
Reima Rytsölä, CIO, Varma Mutual Insurance Pension Fund

Scandinavian Public Pension Manager of the Year
Magnus Eriksson, CIO, Fjärde AP-Fonden (AP4)

German Pension Manager of the Year
Christoph Schlegel, head of pension investments, Linde

French Pension Manager of the Year
Philippe Desfossés, CEO, ERAFP

Italian Pension Manager of the Year
Alfredo Granata, CIO, Inarcassa

Swiss Pension Manager of the Year
Elena Manola-Bonthold, deputy CEO, CERN Pension Fund

Small Countries Pension Manager of the Year
Guenther Schiendl, CIO, VBV-Pensionskasse

Central and Eastern European Pension Manager of the Year
Wojciech Rostworowski, Vice President, PKO BP Bankowy OFE

2015 Winning Investment Managers by Category

Pan-Europe Core Equity
Investec Asset Management 

Pan-Europe Growth
F&C Asset Management

Pan-Europe Value
J O Hambro Capital Management

Pan-Europe Large Cap
Invesco

Pan-Europe Small Cap
BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Pan-Europe Core Fixed-Income
BlueBay Asset Management

Pan-Europe Corporate Fixed-Income
Union Investment

Pan-Europe High Yield Fixed-Income
Baillie Gifford & Co.

U.K. Core Equity
Standard Life Investments

U.K. Growth Equity
Jupiter Fund Management

U.K. Value Equity
Lindsell Train

U.K. Large Cap Equity
Old Mutual Global Investors

U.K. Small Cap Equity
Henderson Global Investors

U.K. Core Fixed Income
F&C Asset Management

U.K. Corporate Fixed Income
Royal London Asset Management

Emerging Markets Equity
Mondrian Investment Partners

Frontier Markets Equity
Schroder Investment Management

Emerging Markets Local Debt
Ashmore Group

Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt
Pioneer Investments

Global Unconstrained Fixed Income
Amundi

Global Balanced
Investec Asset Management

Hedge Funds
Lansdowne Partners

View this year's list of Executive Team and Investor Relations Winners here.

For information on attending or sponsoring the 2015 awards dinner, please contact:

Award Winners RSVP:
Michele Luthin, michele.luthin@institutionalinvestor.com, T: 212-224-3360
Ursula Kizy, ukizy@institutionalinvestor.com, T: 212-224-3124

Sponsorship and Non-Winner Attendance:
Christine Cavolina, christine.cavolina@institutionalinvestor.com, T: +44 207 303 1703
 Natalia Shadricheva, natalia.shadricheva@institutionalinvestor.com, T: +44 207 303 1729

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About the European Awards 2015
Institutional Investor's European Awards recognize European institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary accomplishments have resulted in impressive returns; money managers who delivered exceptional performance, risk management and service, and corporations that have demonstrated exceptional executive leadership and investor relations expertise.

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