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Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:

John Woods
Commercial Director
T: +44 (0)20 7562 2421
john.woods@pensionsage.com

Sponsors
  • AllianceBernstein (AB) is a global investment management firm with £398 billion of assets under management worldwide. Our array of innovative strategies across asset classes is backed by 201 buy-side analysts and 141 portfolio managers. We provide forward-looking perspective, independent research and investment discipline, leveraging our global footprint, to help keep our clients ahead of tomorrow. Our commitment to innovation in defined contribution pensions has enabled us to accumulate more than $51.8 billion in assets globally. AB has been the pioneer of proactively-managed target date funds in the UK. Our TDFs allow a sophisticated investment strategy to be implemented, while being simple for members to understand, at a price that reflects value for money. Flexible TDFs can be operated on either a packaged basis or custom built and include a full, open-architecture, investment platform service, available under a single contract.
  • Amundi Asset Management Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10 globally. Thanks to the integration of Pioneer Investments, it now manages over £1.1 trillion of assets across six main investment hubs . Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Headquartered in Paris, and listed since November 2015, Amundi is the 1st asset manager in Europe by market capitalization and the 5th globally . Leveraging the benefits of its increased scope and size, Amundi has the ability to offer new and enhanced services and tools to its clients. Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of 5,000 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.
  • We are the largest provider of life, pension and investment platforms in the UK and Ireland and the fifth largest in Europe. Our software platforms administer the benefits of over 10 million people. We lead our industry by empowering digital engagement, operational efficiency and creating business value for all our markets. Our clients include 80% of public sector employees, as well as corporations and financial services providers – Aviva, British Airways, BBC, IBM, Tesco, Fidelity, National Grid and more. We employ 250 people located in Surrey and Manchester and are privately owned.
  • Capita Employee Benefits is the largest UK-owned employee benefits consultancy, looking after the interests of some 1,600 clients and 4 million employees. We offer employers and trustees a comprehensive range of pension solutions with expertise in pension consultancy, risk management, administration, and member engagement alongside our data and tracing services. Our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative solutions which can make a real difference. We employ over 2,400 members of staff across 13 UK offices. As part of Capita plc, we are able to invest heavily in the development of our people, enabling them to deliver transformational consultancy and administrative excellence, underpinned by market-leading technology. We provide award-winning solutions for clients in all areas of administration and consultancy; underpinned by our own proprietary technology solutions – HartLink for pension scheme administration and our Orbit portal for employees and scheme members.
  • Founded in 2000, Cardano is a purpose-built risk and investment specialist, and financial pioneer. We are widely recognised as being the market leaders in the provision of specialised fiduciary management and investment advisory services. Our mission is to help pension funds and the people they serve achieve their financial goals in a more resilient, realistic and responsible way. The certainty over outcomes we provide is of significant value for trustees, sponsoring employers and members. Our published fiduciary management track record shows that this multi-award winning approach has worked. We have consistently outperformed our clients’ liabilities, with low levels of risk, over the last decade.
  • NEST is a workplace pension scheme developed with intermediaries in mind. We work with over 430,000 businesses with different sizes and expectations. They’ve chosen us because of our commitment to deliver the best possible outcome for over five million members. So you can feel confident our scheme will be suitable for your clients, whatever their needs.
  • UBS Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active and passive investment styles and capabilities, across both traditional and alternative asset classes. We take a connected approach to find the answers to our clients' investment challenges. Our global capabilities include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities that can also be combined into customized solutions and multi asset strategies. Complementing our investment offering, our fund services business provides professional white labeling services including fund set-up, accounting and reporting for traditional and alternative funds. Invested assets totaled GBP 562 billion as of 30 June 2017. We are a leading fund house in Europe, the third largest international asset manager in Asia, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland¹ and one of the largest fund of hedge funds and real estate investment managers in the world. We have around 3,600 employees located in 23 countries. Our main offices are in Chicago, Frankfurt, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich.
  • Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 March 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser and strategic partner to more than 2,150 institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 65 countries. Our comprehensive investment capabilities are built on the strength of rigorous, proprietary research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. Our commitment to investment excellence is evidenced by our significant presence and long-term track records in nearly all sectors of the global securities markets.
  • Xafinity is a UK specialist in pensions actuarial, consulting and administration, providing a wide range of advisory and compliance services to over 550 pension scheme clients. The Company combines expertise, insight and technology to address the needs of both pension trustees and sponsoring companies. The Group has more than 400 employees with offices in Reading, Leeds, Stirling, Belfast, London and Manchester providing it with access to staff, expertise and clients in geographic locations across the UK. In February 2017, Xafinity floated on the London stock market – the only listed UK focused pensions consulting group.