AsianInvestor is pleased to announce the winners of our second annual Korea Awards. Today we name winners of our marquee prizes for asset owners, distributors and fund house of the year, as well as service providers to the buy-side.

The awards will be celebrated at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul on Thursday, March 15 (see photos from last year’s awards event). For inquiries, please contact Dr Lee Insup at [email protected].

A full write-up explaining our decisions for each winner, along with photographs from the dinner, will be published in AsianInvestor magazine’s April edition.

Congratulations to the winners.

MARQUEE AWARDS

Best contributor to the corporate pensions industry
Samsung Life Insurance

Best distributor, commercial bank
Citibank

Best distributor, insurance company
Korea Life

Best distributor, securities company
Samsung Securities

Institutional investor of the year
Korea Teachers Pension Fund

CIO of the year
Lee Chan-woo, National Pension Service

Fund house of the year
KB Asset Management

SERVICE PROVIDERS

Best onshore custodian
Kookmin Bank

Best onshore fund administrator
HSBC

Best law firm for asset management
Kim & Chang

Best sell-side broker, equities
Credit Suisse

Best asset consultant
Towers Watson