SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

April 15, 2015 07:00 ET

Cambridge Associates' Sandy Urie and Co-Founder of KKR's Henry Kravis Announced as Institutional Investor's Lifetime Achievement Award Winners of the Year

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Institutional Investor magazine announces the honorees and award winners for the 6th Annual U.S. Investment Management Awards. Henry Kravis is the recipient of the Money Management Lifetime Achievement Award and Sandy Urie takes home the Investor Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees include Money Manager of the Year co-winners Howard Marks and Bruce Karsh of Oaktree Capital Management. This year's inaugural innovation awards go to Eaton Vance Management, for innovation in exchange-traded funds and Neuberger Berman, for innovation in alternative mutual funds. Institutional Investor also announces awards for excellence in eight investor categories for endowments, foundations, corporations and public pension plans and more than 39 investment categories.

The awards program recognizes U.S. institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary savvy resulted in impressive returns in 2014, as well as U.S. money managers who stood out in the eyes of the investor community for their exceptional performance, risk management and service.

All of this year's winners will be honored and awarded at a dinner and ceremony on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. 

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

2015 Investor Award Winners

Large Public Pension:
Jagdeep Bachher, Chief Investment Officer
University of California Regents

Small Public Pension:
Fadi BouSamra, CIO
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Employee Benefit System

Large Foundation:
Sean Wischmeier, CIO
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Small Foundation:
Clara Miller
President
F. B. Heron Foundation

Large Endowment:
Mark Schmid, CIO
University of Chicago

Small Endowment:
Jason Matz, CIO
Carleton College

Large Corporate Pension:
Greg Williamson, CIO
BP Americas

Small Corporate Pension:
Marie Pillai, CIO
General Mills

2015 Winning Investment Managers by Category

Large-Cap Core Equity:
Select Equity Group

Large-Cap Growth Equity:
Sands Capital Mgmt

Large-Cap Value Equity:
Brandywine Global Investment Management

Midcap Core Equity:
The Boston Company Asset Management

Midcap Growth Equity:
T. Rowe Price Group

Midcap Value Equity:
Wells Capital Management

Small-Cap Core Equity:
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Small-Cap Growth Equity:
William Blair Investment Management

Small-Cap Value Equity:
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Core Fixed Income:
Western Asset Management

Core Plus Fixed Income:
Guggenheim Investments

High Yield fixed income:
Loomis, Sayles & Co.

Cash Management & Enhanced Cash Management:
Manulife Asset Management

Short-Term Fixed Income:
John Hancock Investments

Intermediate-Term Fixed Income:
Garcia Hamilton & Associates

Long-Term Fixed Income:
Pacific Investment Management Co.

Corporate Fixed Income:
Voya Investment Management

Floating-Rate Bank Loan Fixed Income:
Beach Point Capital Management

Government Fixed Income:
Vanguard Group

Mortgage-backed Fixed Income:
DoubleLine Capital

Municipal Fixed Income:
MacKay Shields

Liability-Driven Investments:
NISA Investment Advisors

ACWI Ex U.S. Equity:
Lazard Asset Management

EAFE Equity:
Artisan Partners

Emerging-Markets Equity:
Mondrian Investment Partners

Frontier Markets:
Harding Loevner

Global Core Equity:
Thornburg Investment Management

Global Growth Equity:
Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Global Value Equity
Acadian Asset Management

Emerging-Markets Fixed Income:
Ashmore Group

Global Fixed Income:
Stone Harbor Investment Partners

Global Unconstrained:
BlackRock

Global Balanced/Tactical Asset Allocation:
PineBridge Investments

Funds of Hedge Funds:
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management

Hedge Funds:
Glenview Capital Management

Infrastructure:
Global Infrastructure Partners

Private equity:
KKR

Real Estate Investment Trusts:
CBRE Clarion

Venture Capital:
Andreessen Horowitz

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

Mark Lee, mlee@institutionalinvestor.com, 212-224-3140,

Doug Campbell, dcampbell@institutionalinvestor.com, 212-224-3299,

Mike Feinberg, mfeinberg@institutionalinvestor.com, 212-224-3320,

Joy DeSanto, jdesanto@institutionalinvestor.com, 212-224-3348 or

Patricia Bertucci, pbertucci@institutionalinvestor.com, 212-224-3890

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

About Institutional Investor magazine

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About the U.S. Investment Management Awards

Institutional Investor magazine's U.S. Investment Management Awards recognizes U.S. institutional investors for their innovative strategies, fiduciary savvy and impressive short and long-term returns, as well as U.S. money managers in more than 39 asset classes and strategies who stood out in the eyes of the investor community for their exceptional performance, risk management and service. Investor award winners were chosen by the editorial staff of Institutional Investor magazine based on their market intelligence, performance data and additional information received from the industry following a public call for nominations. Manager winners were selected by the editors of the magazine based on the results of a survey of U.S. institutional investors. www.usinvestmentawards.com

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