Categories 2020


  • Managed Cautious
  • Managed Balanced
  • Managed Growth
  • Managed Income
  • Absolute Return


  • Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Global Emerging Markets
  • Global Growth
  • Global Income
  • UK Income
  • UK Smaller Companies
  • UK Growth


  • £ Corporate Bond
  • £ Strategic Bond
  • Emerging Market Debt
  • Global Bonds
  • High Yield


  • Global Group of the Year (based on shortlisted funds)
  • Specialist Group of the Year (based on shortlisted funds)
  • Outstanding Fund Manager over 25 years
  • Outstanding Industry Contribution over 25 years

  • Fund Management Initiative of the Year (submission only)
CRITERIA: Open to companies and organisations operating in the investment sector in the UK that have launched an innovative product, service or initiative over 2019/20 aimed at improving the functioning of the fund management sector or helping end investors. This could include new technologies, tools, services, educational programmes or communication initiatives.

  • Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable and ESG Investing (submission only)

CRITERIA: Open to asset managers that run funds within the Sustainable/ESG Investing space and/or those with a proven track record of successfully integrating sustainable and ESG factors into their wider investment processes. It will focus on the progress already made by fund groups within their own businesses, especially developments over the past three years, as well as driving change at industry level. You may submit up to three papers, research or evidence with your submission. Please ensure these are in a format that is easy for the judges to access