aiCIO Announces 2011 Industry Innovation Awards Across 5 Asset Management-Related Categories

Winners to be honored at aiCIO Awards Dinner, December 1 at Chelsea Piers in New York

Sep 27, 2011, 12:10 ET from Asset International

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aiCIO announced today the 2011 winners of its second annual Global Industry Innovations Awards, across five asset management-related categories.

"Each of these organizations has shown a willingness to continually pursue inventive solutions and strategies for their institutional clients," said Kip McDaniel, Editor of aiCIO.  

Core
Fixed-income (US): GUGGENHEIM PARTNERS
Fixed-income (non-US): BNY MELLON ASSET MANAGEMENT/STANDISH
Equities (US): ANALYTIC INVESTORS
Equities (non-US): GMO
Emerging Markets: GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT

Alternatives
Hedge Fund: BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES
Private Equity: TA ASSOCIATES
Real Estate: RREEF

Strategy & Tactics
Strategic Beta Management: AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Tactical Risk Management: THE CLIFTON GROUP
Investment Outsourcing: STRATEGIC INVESTMENT GROUP
LDI: NISA INVESTMENT ADVISORS & PRUDENTIAL
FX: RUSSELL INVESTMENTS

Servicing
Custody (Master Thrust/Global Custody): STATE STREET
Custody (Asset Management Servicing): CITIBANK
Transition Management: STATE STREET GLOBAL MARKETS
Securities Lending: DEUTSCHE BANK
Consultants: NEPC

Holistic
Overall Pension/E&F Solutions Unit: GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT

Charlie Ruffel, founder of aiCIO, singled out NISA Investment Advisors, the only repeat winner from last year. "It is rare that an asset management firm establishes as distinctive a position for itself as NISA has in liability-driven investments," he said.

The winners will be recognized at the aiCIO Awards Dinner in New York City on December 1, and also will be featured in the winter issue of aiCIO.

For additional details about this year's award, please visit assetinternational.com.

About aiCIO

A quarterly publication, aiCIO focuses on the 5,000 largest pools of capital in the world, across pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, insurance funds and other leading institutional investors. aiCIO is edited by Kip McDaniel.

About Asset International

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