Global Investor/ISF award winners

Global Investor/ISF award winners

The winners of the Global Investor/ISF Investment Excellence Awards 2012 were revealed on Thursday evening during a gala dinner at the Grange St Paul's Hotel in London.

The awards recognise the best contributions to asset management and asset servicing over the past 12 months. The winners were determined by a panel of seven independent judges including City editor of the Evening Standard Anthony Hilton, former UK cabinet minister and co-founder of Evercore Pan-Asset John Redwood, and editor of Global Investor/ISF Alastair O'Dell.
The other judges were: Steve Delo, PAN Group and former president of the Pensions Management Institute; Richard Butcher, managing director, Pitmans Trustees; Ed Bowsher, managing editor,; and Ben Gunnee, European director, Mercer Investment Consulting.

Commenting on the awards, Hilton said: "There has never in my working lifetime been a tougher time to be an asset manager. Performing in these conditions requires something really special and I think that is what these awards celebrate."

Here are the full results of the awards with pictures from yesterday evening's gala dinner:

The prestigious CEO of the year award went to Shachi Shah, head of Funds and Advisory at Barclays.

Legal & General Investment Management picked up the award for asset manager of the year:

AllianceBernstein picked up the award for global fixed income manager of the year:

Threadneedle Investments won Americas equities manager:

Americas fixed income manager of the year went to Loomis Sayles:

BNP Paribas Investment Partners won European equities manager:

Kames Capital won European fixed income manager of the year:

Newton won Asia Pacific equities manager:

The Asia Pacific fixed income manager award was won by Stratton Street:

Emirates NBD Asset Management won MENA sukuk manager:

Offshore centre of the year was picked up by Jersey Finance:

Kinetic Partners won accounting firm of the year:

SCM Private picked up wealth manager of the year:

Societe Generale Securities Services won the fund administrator award:

SEI won hedge fund administrator of the year:

Investment consultant of the year was won by Investit:

Redington won the pension consultant award:

Ossiam was voted as ETF issuer of the year:

Funds and Advisory at Barclays won hedge fund of the year:

The judges selected Neptune Investment Management as global equities manager of the year. Jadwa Investment picked up MENA equities manager.