Awards and recognition
When you invest, it's good to know you're among the best. Russell Investments has been globally recognised for excellence in the investment industry.
In 31 out of 35 most recent quarters, Russell Investments Implementation Services, LLC has been ranked as a top-tier broker in Pensions & Investments’ Tradewatch report based on the quality of its trade execution (most recently in P&I’s June 2020 issue).1
For the tenth year in a row, Russell Investments was globally ranked among leading institutional FM managers based on outsourced assets under management (AUM) from 62 firms in the June 2020 Pensions & Investments’ “Outsourcing Manager Survey”. Our FM solutions has $161.9 billion2 in institutional outsourced AUM around the globe.
For the ninth year in a row, Russell Investments was ranked as a top global manager of institutional outsourced assets in CIO Magazine’s “Outsourced-Chief Investments Officer Survey,” based on the AUM from its fully discretionary clients. In 2020, CIO Magazine’s “Outsourced Chief Investment Officer Survey” included 50 firms.
The judges applauded Russell Investments’ dynamic, well-structured approach and exemplary performance in the multi-asset space.
Russell Investments was named the winner of the “Currency Manager of the Year” at the 2019 European Pensions Awards. Chosen among 12 finalists in this category, Pensions Age and European Pensions cited Russell Investments’ “excellent commitment to improving outcomes for both its clients and the wider industry, with its unrivalled ability to manage currency risk, as well as reducing execution cost.
Russell Investments was named as the winner of 2019 MMI/Barron’s Industry Award in the Thought Leadership/Education category for our recent Value of an Adviser Study - a comprehensive programme, with both adviser- and client-centric content, that takes a quantitative, data-driven approach to articulating the value that advisers provide to their clients.
Russell Investments has in recent years established itself as one of the top providers of fiduciary management services in the UK, where its excellence has seen it win business as investors have sought to counter the effects of rising liability valuations, increased volatility and greater pressure on sponsor covenants. – Global Investor Group
Russell Investments was named the winner of the “Transition Management Firm of the Year” at the 2018 European Pensions Awards. Chosen among five finalists in this category, Pensions Age and European Pensions cited Russell Investments’ understanding of clients' and the firm's demonstrated performance and innovation.
The judges unanimously felt that with a significant number of new mandates in the last 12 months and a passion demonstrated by a strong commitment from its existing clients, Russell Investments was a truly worthy winner of this competitive award.
Russell Investments was named as the winner of CIO Magazine's 2017 Industry Innovation Award for Investment Outsourcing. CIO cited Russell Investments' top client satisfaction rankings in the magazine's 2016 and 2017 OCIO Vendor Ratings surveys, as well as the firm's position as one of the world' largest OCIO providers.3
1 Rankings are based on best-performing brokers as measured by the difference in cost/savings against the universe of Elkins/McSherry, a State Street company. The Elkins/McSherry universe is based on the top 50 brokers in each category by U.S. dollar volume. This is a quarterly ranking based on the previous four-quarters as of 31 March 2020.
2 As of 31 March 2020.
3 The CIO Industry Innovation Awards have various categories; recipients may differ each year and not be repeated. Previous award wins: FX (2011); Tactical Risk Management (2012); Investment Outsourcing (2013); Transition Management (2014).