2024 Shortlist

The winners will be announced at an evening ceremony on June 18 2024, at the Metropolitan Club, New York, in front of their peers and the asset management sector.

The evening is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate to your clients that you are at the forefront of the asset management services community, all while networking with colleagues and peers and rewarding your team.

Asset Manager Sales, Marketing and Leadership Awards


Asset Manager Digital Tool of the Year

John Hancock Investment Management - Portfolio Insight 

JP Morgan Asset Management - Guide to the Markets

ProFundCom - ProFundCom

Voya Financial - Advisor Dashboard


Asset Manager Podcast of the Year

FS Investments - FireSide Podcast Series

Guggenheim Investments - Macro Markets

JP Morgan Asset Management - Insights Now

VanEck - Trends With Benefits


Asset Manager Website of the Year

Allspring Global Investments

GQG Partners

PIMCO

Radiant Global Investors


Best DEI Initiative of the Year

John Hancock Investment Management

PGIM

Polen Capital

Thornburg Investment Management


Best ESG Asset Manager

Calvert

Ecofin

Radiant Global Investors

Xtrackers ETFs


Best Philanthropic Initiative

FS Investments

Natixis Investment Managers

Simplify Asset Management

Thornburg Investment Management


Content Marketing Strategy of the Year

Gabelli Funds

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Guggenheim Investments

Innovator ETFs


Deal of the Year

ARK Invest acquires Rize ETFs

First Trust acquires Gyroscope Capital Management

Franklin Templeton acquires Putnam Investments

TCW acquires Engine No 1 

Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year

Gabelli Funds

GraniteShares

Invesco

RexShares


Fund Innovation of the Year

Avantis Investors by American Century Investments

F/m Investments

JP Morgan Asset Management

Perpetual Asset Managment


Fund Leader of the Year

Bryon Lake - ex-JP Morgan Asset Management

Christian Magoon - Amplify ETFs

Daniel Mahr - Federated Hermes

Dina DiLorenzo - Guggenheim Investments


Fund Marketer of the Year

Audrey Melville - Gabelli Funds

Dan Sondhelm - Sondhelm Partners

Jessica Fernandez - Calamos Investments

John Le - Cambiar Investors


PR Campaign of the Year

Dukas Linden

Keramas for Active ETFs

Lyceus Group

Mount and Nadler


Retirement Leader of the Year

Ascensus

Lincoln Financial

Principal

Voya


Social Media Leader of the Year

Alger

Nuveen

Thornburg Investment Management

VanEck

ETF Awards

The ETF performance awards will be judged based on 2023 performance and flows.

For the newcomer categories funds must be at least $25m in AUM, for the other categories funds must be at least $50m. Newcomer funds must have launched in 2023.


Active ETF of the Year

Goldman Sachs Asset Management - Goldman Sachs Core Premium Income ETF

Infrastructure Capital Advisors - Virtus InfraCap US Preferred Stock ETF

T. Rowe Price - Blue Chip Growth ETF

TCW - TCW Transform Systems ETF


Alternative ETF of the Year

AGF Investments - AGF US Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund

iM Global Partner Fund Management - iMGP DBI Managed Futures ETF

Innovator ETFs - Innovator Equity Defined Protection ETF 

TrueShares - TrueShares Structured Outcome Sep ETF


Digital Assets ETF of the Year

Amplify ETFs - Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF

Bitwise - Bitwise Crypto Industry Companies ETF 

ProShares - ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF

Volatility Shares - Volatility Shares 2x Bitcoin Strategy ETF


ESG/Impact ETF of the Year

CNIC Funds - CNIC ICE US Carbon Neutral Power Futures Index ETF

Impact Shares - Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF

KraneShares - KraneShares Global Carbon ETF

Morgan Stanley Investment Management - Calvert US Large-Cap Core Responsible Index ETF


ETF Innovation of the Year

Amplify ETFs - Amplify Samsung SOFR ETF

REX Shares - REX Shares FANG and Innovation Equity Premium ETF

Simplify Asset Management - Simplify MBS ETF

Tema ETFs - Tema Obesity and Cardiometabolic ETF


ETF of the Year

Avantis Investors by American Century Investments - Avantis US Small Cap Value ETF

BondBloxx ETFs - BondBloxx Bloomberg Six Month Target Duration US Treasury ETF

Columbia Threadneedle Investments - Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF

F/m Investments - US Treasury 3 Month Bill ETF


ETF Provider of the Year

Avantis Investors by American Century Investments

Innovator ETFs

JP Morgan Asset Management

Pacer ETFs


ETF Suite of the Year

F/m Investments - US Benchmark Series

GraniteShares - GraniteShares Leveraged Single-Stock ETFs

Innovator ETFs - Defined Outcome ETFs

Pacer ETFs - Cash Cows Index ETF Series


Fixed Income ETF of the Year

Angel Oak Capital Advisors - Angel Oak UltraShort Income ETF

BondBloxx ETFs - BondBloxx Bloomberg Six Month Target Duration US Treasury ETF

Columbia Threadneedle Investments - Columbia Multi-Sector Municipal Income ETF

F/m Investments - US Treasury 3 Month Bill ETF

Index Provider of the Year

Indxx Inc.

MarketVector Indexes

STOXX

VettaFi


Newcomer Active ETF of the Year

Aptus Capital Advisors - Aptus Large Cap Enhanced Yield ETF

Bancreek Capital Advisors - Bancreek US Large Cap ETF

GMO - GMO US Quality ETF

T. Rowe Price - T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Equity ETF


Newcomer ETF Firm of the Year

Calamos Investments

Madison Investments

Matthews Asia

Morgan Stanley Investment Management


Newcomer ETF of the Year

BondBloxx ETFs - BondBloxx USD High Yield Bond Sector Rotation ETF

Brandes Investment Partners - Brandes US Value ETF

Panagram ETFs - Panagram’s BBB-B CLO ETF

Simplify Asset Management - Simplify MBS ETF


Newcomer Fixed Income ETF of the Year

BondBloxx ETFs - BondBloxx USD High Yield Bond Sector Rotation ETF

JP Morgan Asset Management - JP Morgan Active Bond ETF

Madison Investments - Madison Short Term Strategic Income ETF

Morgan Stanley Investment Management - Calvert Ultra-Short Investment Grade ETF


Newcomer Sales Success of the Year - ETFs

JP Morgan Asset Managment - JP Morgan Global Select Equity ETF

Simplify Asset Management - Simplify MBS ETF

T. Rowe Price - Capital Appreciation Equity ETF

Xtrackers ETFs - Xtrackers USD High Yield BB-B ex Financials ETF


Newcomer Thematic ETF of the Year

JP Morgan Asset Managment - JP Morgan US Tech Leaders ETF

Roundhill Investments - Roundhill Generative AI & Technology ETF

Sprott Asset Management - Sprott Junior Uranium Miners ETF

Tema ETFs - Tema Obesity and Cardiometabolic ETF


Sales Success of the Year - ETFs

Avantis Investors by American Century Investments

Global X ETFs

JP Morgan Asset Managment

Pacer ETFs


Thematic ETF of the Year

Amplify ETFs - Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF

Columbia Threadneedle Investments - Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF

Global X ETFs - Global X US Infrastructure Development ETF

Pacer ETFs - Pacer Data and Digital Revolution ETF

Mutual Fund Performance Awards

The mutual fund performance awards will be judged based on 2023 performance and flows.

For the newcomer categories funds must be at least $25m in AUM, for the other categories funds must be at least $50m. Newcomer funds must have launched in 2023.


Active Equities Mutual Fund of the Year

Gabelli Funds - Gabelli Growth Fund

North Square Investments - North Square Dynamic Small Cap Fund

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management - Vaughan Nelson Small Cap Value Fund

Vontobel - Vontobel Global Environmental Change Fund


Active ESG Mutual Fund of the Year

1919 Investment Counsel - 1919 Socially Responsive Balanced Fund

DWS Group - DWS ESG Core Equity Fund

Macquarie Group - Delaware Climate Solutions Fund

Victory Capital - Victory Global Energy Transition Fund


Active Fixed Income Mutual Fund of the Year

Artisan Partners - Artisan High Income Fund

Franklin Templeton - Putnam Strategic Intermediate Municipal Fund

Loomis, Sayles & Company - Loomis Sayles Limited Term Government & Agency Fund

Polen Capital - Polen Opportunistic High Yield Fund

Alternative Mutual Fund of the Year

Abbey Capital - Abbey Capital Multi Asset Fund

Abraham Trading Company - Abraham Fortress Fund

Catalyst Funds - Catalyst Systematic Alpha Fund

Shelton Capital Management - Shelton Equity Income Fund


Multi-asset Mutual Fund of the Year

AlphaCentric Funds - AlphaCentric Strategic Income Fund

Bramshill Investments - Bramshill Income Performance Fund

Calamos Investments - Calamos Market Neutral Income Mutual Fund

Guggenheim Investments - Guggenheim Macro Opportunities Fund

Fund Director Awards


Independent Counsel of the Year

Karen Aspinall - Practus

John Loder - Ropes & Gray

David Blass and Jacqueline Edwards - Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Eric Purple - Stradley Ronon


Newcomer Trustee of the Year

Jane Siebels - Blackstone Senior Floating Rate 2027 Term Fund

Dina Tantra - Heartland Funds

Frances Rathke - John Hancock Funds

James Jessee - Select Sector SPDR Trust

Small Board Trustee of the Year

Ira Cohen - Angel Oak Funds Trust

Jeff Smith - FundX Investment Trust

Daniel Kern - Green Century Funds


Trustee of the Year

Michael Clark - Cohen & Steers Funds

Kathryn Quirk - Harbor Funds

George Morriss - Neuberger Berman Funds

Kenneth Leibler - Putnam Funds

Lifetime Achievement Awards


The Hall of Fame

Fund Directions Lifetime Achievement

With Intelligence Lifetime Achievement

These categories will be announced at the ceremony and will be updated on the winners page after the awards.


Rising Star of Mutual fund Awards


Rising Star Awards

This category will be announced at the ceremony and will be updated on the winners page after the awards.

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