The winners have been announced

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Award winners were announced on Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 10:00 BST. The ceremony is 15 minutes long.

 

The nominations have been revealed

Nominees and awards categories are listed below.

Register to find out who will walk away with the most coveted title of all; Alpha Manager of the year 2021!

Award winners will be announced on Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 10:00 BST. The ceremony will be 15 minutes long.

Alpha Manager ‘Hall of Fame’ 2021

In a year where extreme volatility has tested the markets and challenged returns, three of the UK’s best performing active fund managers have been added to the 2021 Alpha Manager ‘Hall of Fame’ list.

“There’s no doubt that throughout the global pandemic, the very best active fund managers have demonstrated their value time and again..." 

Charles Younes, Research Manager at FE fundinfo



 

 

A recap of the Alpha Managers of 2020

In last year's January rebalance, 200 fund managers were rated FE fundinfo Alpha Managers, with 55 joining the list, representing the top 10 per cent of fund management talent. 

"The Alpha Manager ratings illustrate how the most successful managers consistently add value for investors over the course of their careers, removing the nuances of short-term market movements other cyclical factors.”

The Alpha Manager Rating is a quantitative rating that distinguishes the top UK fund managers based on alpha generation and outperformance across their career history, allowing investors to instantly identify those managers who have consistently outperformed their peer group over time. 

Only the top 10% of UK managers receive this accolade, representing those managers who are the very best of the best in the industry.

For more information on the FE fundinfo Alpha Manager Ratings or any of our ratings, please contact us.

Alpha Manager Awards List 2021

 

Alpha Manager of the Year 2021

The Nominees are:

John A Boselli, Wellington
David J. Eiswert, T. Rowe Price
Douglas Brodie, Baillie Gifford
Ben Griffiths, T. Rowe Price
Anthony Smouha, GAM

WINNER: Douglas Brodie, Baillie Gifford

 

Best Alpha Manager - New

The Nominees are:

Tom Slater, Baillie Gifford
Denise Simon, Lazard
Rajiv Jain, GQG Partners
Michael Constantis, BlackRock
Ankur Crawford, Alger Management

WINNER: Tom Slater, Baillie Gifford

Best Alpha Manager Global Emerging Markets Equities

The Nominees are:

Rajiv Jain, GQG Partners
Roderick Snell, Will Sutcliffe & Sophie Earnshaw, Baillie Gifford
Nick Price, Fidelity
Anuj Arora, JP Morgan
Andrew Dalrymple, Aubrey Capital Management

WINNER: Andrew Dalrymple, Aubrey Capital Management

Best Alpha Manager - Global Developed Equities

The Nominees are:

John A Boselli, Wellington
David J. Eiswert, T. Rowe Price
Douglas Brodie, Baillie Gifford
Kristian Heugh, Morgan Stanley
Ben Fitchew, Jeremy Lang & William Pattisson, Ardevora

WINNER: Douglas Brodie, Baillie Gifford

 

Best Alpha Manager, Japanese Equities

The Nominees are:

Ronald Slattery, Fidelity
Sophia Li & Martin Lau, First Sentier
Chantana Ward, Makoto Egami & Richard Kaye, Comgest
Miyako Urabe, JP Morgan
Shintaro Harada, Nomura

WINNER: Chantana Ward, Makoto Egami & Richard Kaye, Comgest

Best Alpha Manager - Asia Pacific Equities, excluding Japan

The Nominees are:

Ezra Sun, Veritas
Anthony Srom, Fidelity
Yu Zhang, Matthews Asia
Jeff Li, EFG Asset Management
Martin Lau, First Sentier

WINNER: Yu Zhang, Matthews Asia

Best Alpha Manager - US Equities

The Nominees are:

Tom Slater, Baillie Gifford
Ankur Crawford, Alger Management
Amy Y. Zhang, Alger Management
Christopher J. Warner, Wells Fargo
Kenneth M Stuzin, Brown Advisory

WINNER: Tom Slater, Baillie Gifford

 

Best Alpha Manager - European Equities

The Nominees are:

Ben Griffiths, T. Rowe Price
Eva Fornadi, Franz Weis, Laurent Dobler, Arnaud Cosserat & Alistair Wittet, Comgest
David Dudding, Threadneedle
Mark Heslop, Jupiter
Thorsten Winkelmann, Allianz

WINNER: Thorsten Winkelmann, Allianz

Best Alpha Manager - UK Equities

The Nominees are:

Keith Ashworth-Lord, Sanford DeLand
Julian Fosh & Anthony Cross, Liontrust
Nick Train, Lindsell Train
Luke Kerr, Jupiter
Richard Hallett, Marlborough

WINNER: Richard Hallett, Marlborough

Best Alpha Manager - Sterling Fixed Income

The Nominees are:

Jeremy Wharton, Church House Investment
Leon Grenyer, Morgan Stanley
Richard Woolnough, M&G
Michael Matthews, Invesco
Michael Della Vedova, T. Rowe Price

WINNER: Michael Matthews, Invesco

 

Best Alpha Manager - Sterling Strategic Bond

The Nominees are:

Anthony Smouha, GAM
Richard Hodges, Nomura
Ariel Bezalel, Jupiter
Peter Doherty, Sanlam
Richard Woolnough, M&G

WINNER: Richard Hodges, Nomura

Best Alpha Manager - Absolute Return

The Nominees are:

Ben Wallace & Luke Newman, Janus Henderson
Shrenick Shah, JP Morgan
Andrew Headley, Veritas
Jeremy Wharton, Church House Investment
David Keetley & Stephen McCormick, Polar Capital

WINNER: Shrenick Shah, JP Morgan

Best Alpha Manager - Small Cap

The Nominees are:

Ben Griffiths, T. Rowe Price
Daniel Nickols, Jupiter
Mark Heslop, Jupiter
Harry Nimmo, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Amy Zhang, Alger Management

WINNER: Amy Zhang, Alger Management