2017 Professional Planner | Zenith Fund Awards

  • Jacob Mitchell, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Antipodes at the 2017 Professional Planner Zenith Fund Awards.
  • David Wright presenting at the 2017 Professional Planner Zenith Fund Awards.
  • 2017 Professional Planner Zenith Fund Awards.


Zenith Investment Partners and Professional Planner joined forces to host the sixth annual Fund Awards in Sydney on Friday 6 October.

The Fund Awards recognise the top talent in the funds management industry and rely on Zenith’s independent insights and leadership in assessing investment capabilities.

Antipodes Partners created history by winning Fund Manager of the Year for the first time with Pinnacle Investment Management taking out Distributor of the Year.

Zenith and Professional Planner would like to congratulate all 19 winners and 38 other finalists.

With 3,800 funds under its research radar, Zenith aims to be the partner of choice for Australian advice firms seeking research, consulting and portfolio solutions.


2017 Fund Awards Winners List

Category Winner Finalist
AREIT Zurich Investments Cromwell Funds Management
UBS Global Asset Management
Global REIT Resolution Capital Limited Colonial First State Investments
Principal Global Investors
Direct Property Charter Hall Group Australian Unity Investments
Cromwell Funds Management
Infrastructure Maple-Brown Abbott Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co.
Magellan Asset Management
Global & Diversified Fixed Interest PIMCO Australia JPMorgan Asset Management (Australia) Limited
Legg Mason Ltd/Brandywine Global Investment Management
Australian Fixed Interest Legg Mason Ltd/Western Asset Management Company PIMCO Australia
UBS Global Asset Management
ETFs BetaShares Capital Magellan Asset Management
Vanguard Investments Australia
LICs Wilson Asset Management Investors Mutual Limited
Watermark Funds Management
Alternative Strategies
(CTA/Macro, Multi strategy, Market Neutral, FOHF, Agribusiness, Commodities, Private Equity, Other)
Perpetual Investment Management Limited Invesco Australia
Ironbark Asset Management/Lighthouse Investment Partners
Multi Asset - Diversified BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited MLC
Russell Investments
Multi Asset – Real Return MLC Morningstar Investment Management Australia Limited
Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited
International Equities - Alternative Strategies (Long / Short Global, Long / Short Regional, Income overlay (options) Antipodes Global Investment Partners Platinum Asset Management
PM Capital
International Equities - Global Pinnacle Investment Management/Antipodes Global Investment Partners Antipodes Partners
Arrowstreet
MFS Investment Management
International Equities - Emerging Markets & Regional Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited Aberdeen Asset Management
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Australian Equities - Alternative Strategies (incl Long / Short, Income overlay (options) L1 Capital Ausbil Investment Management
Macquarie Investment Management
Australian Equities - Small Cap Perpetual Investment Management Limited Celeste Funds Management
Fidante Partners/Novaport Capital
Australian Equities - Large Cap Macquarie Investment Management Bennelong Australian Equity Partners
Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co.
Distributor of the Year Pinnacle Investment Management Fidante Partners
Macquarie Professional Series
Fund Manager of the Year Antipodes Global Investment Partners Macquarie Investment Management
Perpetual Investment Management Ltd