Funds Europe Awards 2018
And shortlists are…

We present the nominees for Funds Europe Awards 2018 which will be held on November 1
at the Tower of London.


European Asset Management Firm of the Year > €100bn

  • AQR
  • Insight Investment
  • Union Investment

European Asset Management Firm of the Year < €20bn

  • Ardevora Asset Management
  • Fair Oaks Capital
  • La Francaise Investment Solutions
  • Polar Capital

European Specialist Investment Firm of the Year

  • Fair Oaks Capital
  • H20
  • La Francaise Investment Solutions
  • Medical Strategy
  • Mirova

European Alternative Investment Manager of the Year

  • AEW UK Investment Management
  • Pantheon
  • Unigestion

European ETF provider of the Year

  • Amundi ETF
  • Lyxor ETF
  • UBS Asset Management

European Smart Beta Provider of the Year

  • Ossiam


European Custodian of the Year

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • Citi
  • Northern Trust
  • State Street

European Administrator of the Year

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • Citi
  • Northern Trust
  • Societe Generale Securities Services

European Hedge Fund Administrator of the Year

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • State Street

European Specialist Administrator of the Year

  • JTC
  • Maitland

European Alternative Administrator of the Year

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • BNY Mellon
  • Northern Trust

European Transfer Agent of the Year

  • RBC Investor & Treasury Services
  • State Street


European Front Office Provider of the Year

  • Charles River Development
  • Eze Software
  • RSRCHXchange
  • Smartkarma

European Back and Middle Office Provider
of the Year

  • Euroclear
  • InvestCloud

European Client-Facing System of the Year

  • InvestCloud
  • Door

European Newcomer/Innovator of the Year

  • AMX
  • Calastone
  • Door


European Thought Leadership of the Year

  • Aviva Investors
  • Citi
  • Intertrust
  • Schroders

European Consultant of the Year

  • Alpha Financial Markets Consulting
  • Axxsys Consulting
  • EY

European Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • Intertrust
  • Schroders


  • European Asset Management Firm of the Year €20bn - €100bn
  • European CIO of the Year – Asset Manager
  • European CIO of the Year – Institutional Investor
  • European Personality of the Year
  • European Outstanding achievement

Please email Paula Towner at [email protected] with any questions or enquiries.

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