Specialist Investment Awards 2016 - Finalists & Winners


Emerging Markets Single Country
Ashburton Investments Chindia Equity Fund
Ashburton Investments India Equity Opportunities Fund
GAM Star China Equity
Matthews China Dividend Fund - highly commended
Matthews India Fund - WINNER
Mirae Asset India Sector Leader Equity Fund
Neptune India Fund
TCM Vietnam High Dividend Equity Fund
Vietnam Enterprise Investments

Property & Real Estate
F&C Global Real Estate Securities - WINNER
IFSL North Row Liquid Property Fund
Sarasin IE Real Estate Equity Global
Schroder Global Real Est Secs - highly commended
TIME:Commercial Freehold

Natural Resources
Ashburton Investments Global Energy Fund - WINNER
Carmignac Portfolio Commodities
Jupiter Ecology Fund
Vontobel Fund - Future Resources

AXA Framlington Health Fund
Candriam Eqs L Biotechnology
Julius Baer Health Innovation Fund
Jupiter Financial Opportunities
Polar Capital Biotechnology Fund - highly commended
Polar Capital Global Insurance Fund - WINNER
Polar Capital Global Technology Fund

Absolute Return Bond
BlackRock Absolute Return Bond
BNY Mellon Absolute Return Bond
Kames Absolute Return Bond - WINNER
SVS Church House Investment Grade Fixed Interest Fund
TwentyFour Absolute Return Credit Fund

Emerging Market Debt
Ashburton Investments India Fixed Income Opportunities Fund
BNY Mellon Emerging Market Corporate Debt Fund - WINNER
Julius Baer Local Emerging Bond Fund - highly commended
New Capital Wealthy Nations Bond Fund
Vietnam Debt Fund SPC
Vontobel Fund - Emerging Markets Debt

US High Yield
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF
Muzinich AmericaYield - highly commended
NB - High Yield Bond - WINNER

European High Yield
Aberdeen Global - Select Euro High Yield Bond Fund - highly commended
BlueBay - Investment Grade Libor
Muzinich EuropeYield - WINNER
Standard Life Investments - European High Yield Bond
TwentyFour Dynamic Bond Fund

Short-dated Bond
AXA Sterling Credit Short Duration Bond Fund - highly commended
Carmignac Portfolio Sécurité
Muzinich ShortDurationHighYield Fund - WINNER
TwentyFour Absolute Return Credit Fund

Multi-Asset Fixed Income Strategy
Legal & General Dynamic Bond Trust
Muzinich Global Tactical Credit Fund
Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund - highly commended
TwentyFour Dynamic Bond Fund - WINNER
Vontobel Fund - Bond Global Aggregate

Specialist Fixed Income
Fair Oaks Income Fund - highly commended
GAM Star Credit Opportunities
GAM Star MBS Total Return
Mirabaud Global Strategic Bond Fund
MuzinichLongShortCreditYield Fund
New Capital Wealthy Nations Bond Fund - WINNER
SVS Church House Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund
TwentyFour Income Fund
UK Mortgage Fund

Boutique Management Group of the Year
Amati Global Investors Ltd
Ardevora Asset Management - WINNER
Carmignac Gestion Luxembourg
Impax Asset Management - highly commended
Mirabaud Asset Management
RWC Partners
Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Specialist Management Group of the Year
Deutsche Finance Group
Dragon Capital Group Ltd.
Matthews Asia - WINNER
Muzinich & Co.
Polar Capital LLP - highly commended
Premier Asset Management
Sanlam FOUR Investments UK Limited
Slater Investments Limited
TCM Investment Funds
TwentyFour Asset Management

Specialist Fixed Income Group of the Year
Fair Oaks Capital Ltd
Legal & General Investment Management
Mirabaud Asset Management
Muzinich & Co. - highly commended
TwentyFour Asset Management - WINNER

Discretionary Fund Management Group of the Year
Bordier & Cie (UK) PLC
Brooks Macdonald - highly commended
James Hambro & Partners - WINNER
Morningstar Investment Management Europe Limited
Whitechurch Securities, Wealth Managers
TIME Investments

Multi-Manager/Funds of Funds Management Group of the Year
F&C Multi-Manager Team
Henderson Global Investors
Legal & General Investment Management
Premier Asset Management - WINNER
Sarasin & Partners
Seneca Investment Managers
Standard Life Investments - highly commended
T. Bailey Asset Management


Best real assets ETP (real estate/property, commodities, currencies)
ETFS Longer Dated All Commodities GO UCITS ETF COMF
ETFS Physical Silver PHAG
Gold Bullion Securities GBS
Lyxor Commodities CRB Thomson Reuters/CoreCommodity UCITS ETF - WINNER
Source Physical Gold P-ETC - highly commended
WisdomTree Enhanced Commodity UCITS ETF

Best fixed income (ETF & Index)
ETFS Lombard Odier IM Emerging Market Local Government Bond Fundamental GO UCITS ETF - highly commended
L&G All Stocks Gilt Index
LAM Sun Global ZyFin India Sovereign Enterprise Bond UCITS ETF
Lyxor US$ 10Y Inflation Expectations UCITS ETF - WINNER

Best developed market equity fund (ETF & Index)
ETFS DAXglobal Gold Mining GO UCITS ETF - highly commended
ETFS ROBO Global® Robotics and Automation GO UCITS ETF - highly commended
First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX UCITS ETF
Lyxor Euro Stoxx 50 (DR) UCITS ETF
Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE® US Sector Value TR ETF
PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility UCITS ETF - WINNER
WisdomTree US Equity Income UCITS ETF

Passive Management Group of the Year
BlackRock - WINNER
ETF Securities - highly commended
Invesco PowerShares - highly commended
Legal & General Investment Management
Lyxor Asset Management
Vanguard Asset Management