Here they are. The finalist lists for the UK Pensions Awards 2021.

 

Advisory Categories:

Actuarial/Pensions Consultancy of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Broadstone Corporate Benefits
Buck
Capita Pensions
Hymans Robertson
Isio
LCP
PwC
XPS Pensions Group

DC Consultancy of the Year

Aon
Hymans Robertson
Isio
LCP

Investment Consultancy of the Year

Barker Tatham Investment Consultants
Barnett Waddingham
bfinance
Buck
Capita Pensions
Hymans Robertson
Isio
LCP
Ormonde Advisory
Redington
XPS Pensions Group

Pensions Lawyers of the Year

Allen & Overy
Arc Pensions Law
Baker McKenzie
Burges Salmon
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Eversheds Sutherland
Gowling WLG (UK)
gunnercooke
Linklaters
Pinsent Masons
Sackers
Squire Patton Boggs (UK)
Travers Smith

Pensions Litigation Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Eversheds Sutherland
Pinsent Masons
Sackers

Risk Reduction Adviser of the Year

Allen & Overy
Aon
Buck
Capita Pensions
Hymans Robertson
K3 Advisory
LCP
Lincoln Pensions
Travers Smith

Fiduciary Evaluator of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Buck
Ernst & Young
IC Select
Isio
PwC
XPS Pensions Group

 

DC Categories:

DC Pension Provider of the Year

B&CE
Legal & General
PensionBee
Scottish Widows
Standard Life
TPT Retirement Solutions

DC Investment Manager of the Year

BlackRock
Legal & General Investment Management
Partners Group

DC Multi-Asset Fund Manager of the Year

BlackRock
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Nest

DC Master Trust of the Year

Aon
Atlas Master Trust
Legal & General Investment Management
Nest
Scottish Widows
SEI
Standard Life
The People's Pension (B&CE)
TPT Retirement Solutions
Willis Towers Watson
Workers Pension Trust

DC Innovation of the Year

Aon
BNP Paribas Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management
Mobius Life
Natixis Investment Managers
Nest
PensionBee
Quietroom
Scottish Widows
 

Investment Categories:

Investment Manager of the Year

Federated Hermes
Fidelity International
Impax Asset Management
Insight Investment
Legal & General Investment Management
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Muzinich & Co
PGIM
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM)
T. Rowe Price
TwentyFour Asset Management

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

Aon
BlackRock
BMO Global Asset Management
Cardano
Charles Stanley
Kempen Capital Management 
Mercer
Ormonde Advisory
River and Mercantile
Russell Investments
SECOR Asset Management
SEI

Institutional Investment Platform Provider of the Year

Legal & General Investment Management
Mobius Life
Phoenix Corporate Investment Services

 

Equity Manager of the Year

BNP Paribas Asset Management
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Fisher Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Pictet Asset Management
RBC Global Asset Management
T. Rowe Price
Vontobel Asset Management

Fixed Income Manager of the Year

BlueBay Asset Management
Federated Hermes
Insight Investment 
M&G Investment Management
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Muzinich & Co.
Neuberger Berman
PGIM Fixed Income
Robeco
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM)
T. Rowe Price
TwentyFour Asset Management
Western Asset

Factor Investing Manager of the Year

Aon
Invesco
Research Affiliates Global Advisors (RAFI)

DB Multi-Asset Manager of the Year 

Aon
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Lombard Odier Investment Managers
Newton Investment Management
Ormonde Advisory
Vontobel Asset Management

Emerging Markets Manager of the Year

Federated Hermes
Fidelity International
Fisher Investments
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Muzinich & Co.
Neuberger Berman
Pictet Asset Management
RisCura


Real Estate Manager of the Year 

AXA IM Alts
CBRE Global Investors
Cheyne Capital
Federated Hermes
Fidelity International
Franklin Templeton
Invesco Real Estate
Patron Capital
Schroders


Alternative Investment Manager

Aberdeen Standard Investments
AXA IM Alts
BlackRock
BNP Paribas Asset Management
Darwin Alternative Investment Management
Franklin Templeton
Gresham House
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
KGAL Investment Management
Mercer
Natixis Investment Managers
Pantheon
Partners Group

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Manager of the Year  

Aberdeen Standard Investments
AXA Investment Managers
BlackRock
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Federated Hermes
Gresham House
Insight Investment
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Kempen Capital Management
Lombard Odier Investment Managers
Pictet Asset Management
RBC Global Asset Management
Robeco

Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
BlackRock
BMO Global Asset Management
Insight Investment

Cashflow-driven Investment (CDI) Manager of the Year

Aberdeen Standard Investments
AXA Investment Managers
Insight Investment
Schroders
SEI

 

Risk Reduction Provider of the Year

Just
Legal & General
Pension Insurance Corporation
Rothesay 

DB Investment Innovation of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Fidelity International
Mercer
Mobius Life
Schroders
SEI

Other Categories:


Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award

Aon
Cardano Group
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
LCP
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
PensionBee
Redington
T. Rowe Price
Travers Smith
XPS Pensions Group

Independent Trustee of the Year

20-20 Trustees
Dalriada Trustees
Entrust Pension
gcTrustees
Independent Trustee Services
Law Debenture
Open Trustees
PTL
Ross Trustees

Third-Party Administrator of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Broadstone Corporate Benefits
Buck
EQ Paymaster
Hymans Robertson
LCP
Premier
Spence & Partners
Trafalgar House
XPS Pensions Group

Technology Innovation of the Year

Barnett Waddingham
Buck
CACEIS
ClearGlass
Knowa
LCP
Legal & General
Moneyhub Enterprise
PensionBee
Procentia
Seccl
Tumelo
XPS Pensions Group

DB Master Trust / Consolidator of the Year

Citrus
Deloitte Pensions Master Plan
Enplan (Isio)
Stoneport Pensions Management
TPT Retirement Solutions

Pensions Communication Initiative of the Year

Capita / Sparks
DrumRoll (Barnett Waddingham)
Legal & General
Pension Geeks
PensionBee
Quietroom
Scottish Widows
Southwark Council Pension Services
Standard Life
The People's Pension
XPS Pensions Group

Educational and Thought Leadership Initiative of the Year

Aon
Barnett Waddingham
CACEIS
LCP
Legal & General Investment Management
Nest Insight
NOW: Pensions
Prudential Financial
Scottish Widows
Squire Patton Boggs (UK)
The ITI Group
XPS Pensions Group

Sponsor Covenant / IRM Adviser of the Year

EY
Grant Thornton UK
LCP
Lincoln Pensions
PCS (Purbeck Covenant Services)
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Teneo Restructuring (Deloitte)
TPT Retirement Solutions

Retirement Innovation of the Year

BNP Paribas Asset Management
Capita Pensions
HUB Group (part of Just Group)
Legal & General Investment Management
SEI
Smart
Stoneport Pensions Management