When you invest, it's good to know you're among the best. Russell Investments is globally-recognized for excellence in the investment industry.
A Top Global Manager of institutional outsourced assets
For the 11th 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 (OCIO) Survey,” based on the AUM from its fully discretionary clients.
Notably, in CIO’s “2022 OCIO Survey,” which included 45 firms, Russell Investments placed among the top five global managers in Defined Benefit, Healthcare, and 401(k), 403(b) or other DC outsourced assets.
2020 Outsourced CIO of the Year
Russell Investments was named the winner of "OCIO of the Year" at the 2020 Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards for providing exceptional OCIO services to our valued clients.
A leading OCIO provider
For the 12th year in a row, Russell Investments was globally ranked among leading institutional OCIO managers based on outsourced assets under management (AUM) from 55 firms in the July 2022 Pensions & Investments’ annual survey of OCIO managers.
A leading consultant in worldwide assets
For the 13th year in a row, Russell Investments was ranked as one of the top 10 largest consultants. Ranking is based on worldwide institutional assets under advisement (AUA) by the 2021 Pensions & Investments "Special Report: Investment Consultants".
Winner Thought Leadership / Education
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 Advisor Study - a comprehensive program, with both advisor- and client-centric content, that takes a quantitative, data-driven approach to articulating the value that advisors provide to their clients.
Fiduciary Management of the Year
Russell Investments was named winner of “Fiduciary Management of the Year” at the 2022 European Pensions Awards. Chosen among seven finalists in this category, Pensions Age and European Pensions cited “With reference to impressive case studies, this firm demonstrated how it has boosted client funding levels, won new mandates, heightened its ESG focus, and launched new reporting and online tools”.
Top Tier Broker in P&I Tradewatch report
In 37 out of 42 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 March 2022 issue).¹
Currency Manager of the Year
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."
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 December 31, 2021.
Source: Pensions & Investments, "Tradewatch for Q4 2021," Issue date: March 14, 2022. Retrievable at: https://www.pionline.com/tradewatch
Implementation services are offered by Russell Investments Implementation Services LLC, a SEC registered investment adviser and broker-dealer member FINRA / SIPC.