SOURCE: Institutional Investor

November 10, 2008 18:24 ET

"Institutional Investor's" London Bureau Chief Wins Prestigious "Journalist of the Year" Award

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 10, 2008) - Loch Adamson, "Institutional Investor's" London Bureau Chief, was named "Journalist of the Year - Investment Issues (Trade)" at the 2008 State Street Institutional Press Awards in London on November 5th. Adamson was chosen for her outstanding coverage in the following articles in the magazine: "Minding the Data" (October 2007) and "Being Kieran Prior" (May 2008).

"This is a terrific and well-deserved honor for Loch, recognizing the superb work she has been doing as the London bureau chief for 'Institutional Investor,'" said the magazine's editor, Michael Carroll.

According to a State Street spokesperson, the Investment Issues (Trade) category was extremely competitive this year with 30 entries.

Launched in 2002, the State Street Institutional Press Awards recognize outstanding performance in institutional financial reporting. This year the awards honored the contribution of journalists across a wide range of categories, including investments, pensions and investor services and technology. Entries were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals, including Mark Wood, Chief Executive of Paternoster; Malcolm McLean, Chief Executive of the Pensions Advisory Service; Ben Gunnee, European Director of the Mercer Sentinel Group; John Ralfe, an independent pension consultant; and Steve Delo, President of the Pensions Management Institute.

The journalists were honored at a luncheon in London hosted by Rick Lacaille, Global Chief Investment Officer at State Street Global Advisors. State Street Corporation is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading.

About "Institutional Investor"

Now entering its fifth decade, "Institutional Investor" has consistently distinguished itself among the world's foremost financial publications with ground-breaking journalism and incisive writing that provides "must read" intelligence for a global audience. Three editions of the magazine are published: Americas, International and Asia. In addition, throughout the year "Institutional Investor" offers a host of proprietary research and rankings that serve as respected industry benchmarks, informing and influencing its carefully targeted circulation base throughout the year. For more information visit www.iimagazine.com.

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