Sponsors

Each year, IPE works in close partnership with the world's leading investment and asset management firms to deliver the IPE Awards. 

There are four levels of sponsorship: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Country/Regional and Themed.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunties, please contact: Jucelia Pilatti on +44 (0)20 3465 9314 or jucelia.pilatti@ipe.com
"Many thanks to all the team for arranging such an excellent event in Prague."

Gold

Amundi is Europe's leading asset manager with over €1,000 billion under management worldwide and is recognised for its product performance and transparency; quality of client relationships based on a long-term advisory approach; efficiency in its organisation and teams’ promise to serving its clients; and its commitment to sustainable development and socially responsible investment policies. Click here to learn more
Amundi Asset Management is sponsoring the European Pension Fund of the Year award. 
Candriam Investors Group is a leading pan-European multi-specialist asset manager with a 20-year track record and a team of 500 experienced professionals. Managing about €102 billion at the end of 2016, Candriam has established management centres in Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris and London and client relationship managers covering Continental Europe, the UK, the U.S., the Middle East and Australia. Click here to learn more
Candriam Investors Group is sponsoring the Outstanding Industry Contribution award. 
Mesirow Financial Currency Management customises solutions to suit specific client needs, ranging from passive to active currency risk management, complemented by a commitment to operational excellence and premium client service. With the expertise to provide objective, strategic advice, it partners with institutional clients to implement best practice currency risk programmes. Click here to learn more
Mesirow Financial Currency Management is sponsoring the Pension Fund Achievement of the Year award. 
Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI), a financial services leader with more than $1.3 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2017, is an award-winning provider of pension risk transfer solutions focused on securing long-term pension obligations for individuals around the world. PFI specialises in buy-ins and buyouts in the United States and longevity risk transfer globally. Click here to learn more
Prudential Financial is sponsoring the Long-Term Investment Strategy award.

Silver

ClearBridge Investments is a leading global equity manager committed to delivering long-term results through active management. It has followed this approach for over 50 years and continues to offer investment solutions emphasising differentiated stock selection to move its clients forward. As at 30 September 2017, ClearBridge has some USD131 billion under management.​ Click here to learn more
ClearBridge Investments is sponsoring the Public Pension Fund award.
DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with €700bn of assets under management,  offering individuals and institutions access to its strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends.​ Click here to learn more
DWS is sponsoring the Passive Management award.
With the largest, most comprehensive global database of traditional and alternative strategies, eVestment provides flexible easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help institutional investors identify and capitalise on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide.​ Click here to learn more
Evestment is sponsoring the Corporate Pension Fund award.
Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise, investing USD $290 billion globally on behalf of a wide range of clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and South America For institutional clients, such as pension funds, Fidelity International offers tailored investment solutions design and full-service asset management outsourcing. Click here to learn more
Fidelity International is sponsoring the Active Management award.
With over 40 years experience, Legal & General Investment Management is now one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets of £853 billion under management. It work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors. Click here to learn more
Legal & General Investment Management is sponsoring the Multi-employer / Professional Pension Fund award.

Bronze

AXA Investment Managers is an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meeting their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk monitoring, it is one of the largest asset managers in Europe with approximately €747bn in assets under management as of March 2017.. Click here to learn more
AXA Investment Managers is sponsoring the Equities award. 
Natixis Investment Managers is a global asset management company with USD1bn in assets under management as of March 2018.The company has headquarters in Paris and Boston and it is the second biggest French asset manager by market share. Its clients are institutional investors, companies, private banks, distributors (multi-managers and financial advisers) and banking networks. Click here to learn more
Natixis Investment Managers is sponsoring the Alternatives award.
PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. The company has offices in Newark, New Jersey, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As of September 30, 2017, the firm has USD695bn of assets under management including USD284bn in institutional assets, USD120bn in retail assets, and USD291bn in proprietary assets. More than 500 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets. Click here to learn more​
PGIM Fixed Income is sponsoring the Fixed Income award.

Country/regional

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Their 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance​. Click here to learn more
Aon is sponsoring the Ireland award. 
Asset Management One is one of the largest asset managers in Asia with over USD504bn under management and is a leading provider of investment products for institutional clients in Japan. Headquartered in Tokyo, the firm offers a wide range of investment solutions to some of the world’s largest institutional investors with a global network of offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. Click here to learn more
Asset Management One is sponsoring the Belgium award. 
Baillie Gifford has fostered a culture based on partnership, rigorous research methods and an investment philosophy that focuses on growth over the long term. The result is a successful business that continues to grow organically. It now has £148 bn under management and advice globally in specialist equity, fixed income and multi-asset portfolios. Click here to learn more
Baillie Gifford is sponsoring the Sweden award. 
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group providing a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions. With more than 2000 people based in North America, Europe and Asia, it manages $454bn billion of assets across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives. Click here to learn more
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is sponsoring the Netherlands award.
CQS is a credit-focused multi-strategy asset manager founded in 1999. With offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Sydney, it is an active asset manager across the credit spectrum, including corporate credit, structured credit, asset backed securities, convertibles and loans. Its clients include pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds, endowments and foundations. Click here to learn more
CQS is sponsoring the UK award. 
International Institutional Capital Advisors specialises in advising on investments, raising capital and seeding Investments for institutional Investors. Across the years it has focused on all asset classes and its clients are between the largest and the most successful asset managers in their classes, while its investors are among the largest institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance groups. Click here to learn more
International Institutional Capital Advisors is sponsoring the Italy award.
Invesco Asset Management is an Atlanta-based independent investment management firm managing more than USD859bn in assets on behalf of clients worldwide. Invesco employs specialised investment teams managing investments across a comprehensive range of asset classes, investment styles and geographies. Altogether the firm has 6,500 employees worldwide.​ Click here to learn more
Invesco Asset Management is sponsoring the Germany award.
Morgan Stanley strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations, and individuals worldwide. Morgan Stanley has an extensive  network of offices and employees around the world. Click here to learn more
Morgan Stanley is sponsoring the Denmark award.
Oddo BHF Asset Management is the Oddo Group’s asset management arm. With €61.6bn in assets under management and 276 employees, the Franco-German group is one of the eurozone’s leading independent investment management companies, offering its clients a unique range of high-performance investment solutions in all main asset classes. Click here to learn more
Oddo BHF Asset Management​ is sponsoring the Spain award.
Founded in 1985 in Tokyo, Tokio Marine Asset Management group is one of the leading Japan and Asia based investment managers, offering a comprehensive range of products to mainly pension and institutional clients. As of 31 March 2018, the group had USD66.2bn under management with four international offices in London, New York, Singapore and Tokyo employing over 300 employees between them. Click here to learn more
Tokio Marine Asset Management is sponsoring the Portugal award.
UBP is one of Switzerland’s leading private banks specialising in wealth management for both private and institutional clients. It is based in Geneva and employs around 1,665 people in some twenty-four locations worldwide; It held €110bn in assets under management as at 31 December 2016, of which €31bn was booked with asset management., Click here to learn more
UBP is sponsoring the Switzerland award.
Based in Frankfurt, Union Investment is the asset management company of the cooperative financial network in Germany, and managing €333 billion for institutional and private investors. As sustainabililty is part of the cooperative DNA, Union Investment has developed outstanding expertise in SRI over the past 20 years across equities and fixed income. It offers innovative solutions for ESG screening, portfolio management, active engagement and proxy voting - made in Germany, Click here to learn more
Union Investment is sponsoring the Austria award.

Themed

AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private wealth clients in major world markets.​. Click here to learn more
Alliance Bernstein is sponsoring the Credit & Alternatives award. 
Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10 globally. The ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta business line is one of the group’s strategic business areas with €84 billion under management. Built on strong commitments on cost efficiency, innovation and transparency, the Amundi ETF platform is among Europe’s top five with over 100 ETFs and more than 500 listings.​ Click here to learn more
Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta is sponsoring the Factor Investing award. 
Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £351 billion as at 30 June 2017. Click here to learn more
Aviva Investors is sponsoring the ESG award.
Eaton Vance is a leading global asset manager whose history dates to 1924. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance and its affiliates offer individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. Its six core values are the cornerstones of its culture: integrity, teamwork, creativity/adaptability, professionalism, client focus and excellence. Click here to learn more
Eaton Vance is sponsoring the Portfolio Construction & Diversification award.
Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries. With offices in over 30 countries, the California-based company has 70 years of investment experience and over USD744bn in assets under management as of February 28, 2018. Click here to learn more
Franklin Templeton Investments is sponsoring the Real Estate award.
Formed in 2017 from the merger between Janus Capital Group and Henderson Global Investors, Janus Henderson is committed to adding value through active management. Headquartered in London and listed additonally in New York and Austrialia, at 31 March 2017, the new group had $330.8bn in assets under management, more than 2,000 employees and offices in 27 cities worldwideClick here to learn more
Janus Henderson Investors is sponsoring the Emerging Markets award.
LGT Capital Partners is an alternative investment specialist with managing $50 billion for pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, asset managers, endowments and foundations.. The firm’s international team is organised along distinct business lines and manages a wide range of private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions investment programmes. Click here to learn more
LGT Capital Partners is sponsoring the Pensions Governance & Administration award.
Lyxor Asset Management Group is a European asset management specialist and an expert in all investment styles, active, passive or alternative. From ETFs to multi-management, with €116.4 billion under management and advisory, The Lyxor Group creates innovative investment solutions to meet the long-term challenges of managing its clients savings. Click here to learn more
Lyxor Asset Management is sponsoring the Innovation award.

Northern Trust Asset Management is a global investment manager that helps investors navigate changing market environments, so they can confidently realise their long-term objectives. Entrusted with more than USD900bn of assets, Northern Trust understands that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose and believes investors should be compensated for the risks they take in all market environments and any investment strategy. Click here to learn more

Northern Trust Asset Management is sponsoring the Climate Related Risk Management award.

Nuveen TIAA offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. As the investment management arm of TIAA, Nuveen TIAA has US$906 billion in assets under management as of 31 March 2017, operations in 16 countries, with a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments. Click here to learn more
Nuveen TIAA is sponsoring the Real Assets & Infrastructure award.
Wells Fargo Asset Management offers the expertise of over 29 investment teams focusing on specialised, niche portfolio management strategies to meet the diverse needs of its clients. Collectively, they provide a broad array of investment options across all major asset classes.
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Wells Fargo Asset Management is sponsoring the Risk Management award.

App

TOBAM is a Paris-based independent and employee-owned asset management firm formed in 2005 by Yves Choueifaty with two minority shareholders: California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and Amundi. It manages US$8 billion in equities and fixed Income and also offers the TOBAM Maximum Diversification® Index series. Click here to learn more
TOBAM is sponsoring the IPE Conference & Awards 2017 app.

Conference

Tracing its history back to 1698, the London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group and is a leading global indices provider. Click here to learn more about London Stock Exchange Group and here to learn more about FTSE Russell
The London Stock Exchange Group and FTSE Russell are sponsoring the IPE Conference.
 

Lunch

With over 148,000 members in 163 countries and territories, including 142,000 CFA charterholders, and 148 member societies., CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. It is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Click here to learn more
CFA Institute is sponsoring the IPE Conference & Awards lunch. 
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jucelia Pilatti on +44 (0)20 3465 9314 or jucelia.pilatti@ipe.com