ALERT: AsianInvestor's nominations period for annual Asset Management Awards for 2019 is closing tomorrow, on Friday, 1st March.
We are inviting asset service providers and investment managers to pitch for these awards, using our online nominations process. But you need to do so quickly.
If you have left it late but would still like to participate, you can contact us to request a few days' extension. Please email us at the following to do so: Asianinvestor.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will only allow a maximum extension of a few days.
You can visit this website to gain more information about and to enter the awards. The website includes a full online submission form for our Asset Services Awards (which you can also find at this link), as well as our Asset Management Awards (which you can also find at this link).
We also have a full rulebook for the awards, which can be found at this link.
Our asset services awards cover custody, legal and audit services, and trading and execution. Our asset management awards cover investment performance, including by country and asset focus, as well as our marquee awards for asset managers.
All pitches must be made using this digital process. We will not accept separately submitted pitches.
ASSET SERVICE AWARD CATEGORIES
The awards categories are as follows:
1. Best global custodian for asset owners
2. Best global custodian for mutual funds
3. Best bank for cross-border custody
4. Best law firm for asset management, Asia Pacific
5. Best auditor (funds and tax)
6. Best index provider, global
In addition, our Marquee award: Asset Service Provider of the Year is open to custodians and all other service providers.
ASSET MANAGEMENT AWARD CATEGORIES
Asset class awards
For our public market awards, we study statistical data provided by independent third parties. Based on that analysis, we shortlist candidates, whom we then invite to pitch. If you don’t hear from us, you have not been shortlisted.
For your information, the asset class categories are as follows:
- Global fixed income, hedged
- Global fixed income, unhedged
- Emerging-market debt
- Japan fixed income
- Asian fixed income, US dollar
- Asian fixed income, local currency
- Chinese domestic fixed income
- Global equity
- Emerging-market equity
- Japan equity
- Asia ex-Japan equity
- China A-shares
- Real estate investment trusts
- Smart beta
Fund House of the Year Awards (by country)
We invite submissions from businesses with local licences and locally domiciled investment products (regardless of whether the applicant company is headquartered locally or overseas) to compete to be named their market’s Fund House of the Year. We welcome submissions from managers of long-only, public, hedge and private funds.
Please include details about your organisation, and supporting data and client testimonials (where possible). as well as client contacts. Supporting documents/conversations from clients will be off the record, but the client must be identified.
We will not accept additional information: no glossy pamphlets, charts, bios, photos etc. It annoys us.
Private Bank of the Year
Best Business Development
Best Private Equity Fund Manager (Asia Pacific-headquartered)
Best Real Estate Fund Manager (Asia Pacific-headquartered)
Best Infrastructure Fund Manager (Asia Pacific-headquartered)
Best Hedge Fund Manager (Asia Pacific-headquartered)
Best Startup Fund Manager (Asia Pacific-headquartered)
Best Passive Fund Manager
Best ESG Strategy Adviser
Best Institutional Product/Strategy
Best Institutional Solutions Provider
Lifetime Achievement Award for Asset Management (individual award)
Asia Fund House of the Year
Asset Manager of the Year
Interviews will take place in Hong Kong from mid-March until the end of March. These can be set up in advance, but we must receive either your asset service award or asset management award online pitch form on time. Interviews are off the record and are intended to put your formal pitch into context.
AsianInvestor will celebrate the awards at a black-tie gala dinner on Thursday, May 22 in Hong Kong. This will form part of AI Week, a three-day series of industry events from May 20 to May 22, comprising workshops, panels, private discussion groups, awards and conferences. It will include our 14th annual Asian investment summit featuring speakers and delegates from the region’s leading institutional investors.
Thank you for your interest in AsianInvestor's Asset Management Awards for 2019. Good luck!