Revealed: Investment Company of the Year Award winners 2012

23 Nov 2012 | 07:30
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Katrina Lloyd

Investment Week hosted our 14th annual Investment Company of the Year Awards at a glittering ceremony in London last night.

With RDR only a matter of weeks away, the investment company sector finds itself at the dawn of a new era.

Award winners revealed

It is therefore encouraging that a growing number of boards and management groups have done a huge amount of work to improve the transparency of communication with existing shareholders and also broaden appeal to newer investors. Many of these companies were rewarded for their efforts at last night’s awards. 

External members of the judging panel were Simon Moore at Bestinvest, Simon Elliott at Winterflood, Midas’ Nick Greenwood, independent consultant James Carthew, Ben Yearsley and Stephen Peters from Charles Stanley and a new panellist this year, Peter Bristowe from Edison Research. 

Performance data for the awards was provided by the AIC, Morningstar and FE Trustnet.

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists.

Asia

W: Aberdeen Asian Smaller Cos
Aberdeen All Asia
Aberdeen New Dawn
Schroder Asia Pacific
Scottish Oriental

Commodity & Resources

W: City Natural Resources High Yield
HC: BlackRock World Mining
BlackRock Commodities
El Oro
Golden Prospect Precious  Metals

Emerging Markets

W: Utilico Emerging Markets
BlackRock Latin America
Eastern European
Genesis
J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets
Templeton Emerging Markets

Europe

W: Jupiter European Opps
HC: BlackRock Greater Europe
European Assets
Fidelity European Values
Henderson European Focus
Montanaro European     Smaller Companies

Global 

W: Lindsell Train
Edinburgh Worldwide
F&C Global Smaller Companies
Law Debenture
Mid Wynd International
Scottish Mortgage

Hedge 

Boussard & Gavaudan Holding (£)
Acencia Debt Strategy
BH Macro (£)
Bluecrest Allblue (£)
Third Point Offshore Investors (Chpt 14) £

International Income

W: Aberdeen Asian Income
Middlefield Canadian Income
Murray International
Scottish American
Schroder Oriental Income
Securities Trust of Scotland

Private Equity

W: Electra Private Equity
Harbourvest Global Private Equity
Henderson Private Equity
Pantheon International Participations
Princess Private Equity
SVG Capital

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Topics: AicInvestment company of the year awards 2012F&cAberdeenBaillie giffordJupiter

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