Manager of the Year Awards


This award recognizes an individual who has led his/her team to outstanding and consistent performance over three-year and five-year periods against the benchmark and their peers. In particular, such individuals have demonstrated excellent stewardship in safeguarding shareholders’ capital, and have grown the fund/mandate/strategy’s assets without compromising investors’ capital and returns.
The categories available this year are:


  • Global Equity
  • Asia Equity
  • Europe Equity
  • China Equity
  • US Equity

Fixed Income

  • Global Fixed Income
  • Asia Fixed Income
  • China Fixed Income
  • US Fixed Income
  • High-Yield Fixed Income


  •  Multi-Asset Strategies

At our paper submission portal, please answer a brief questionnaire, attach the documents listed and explain the following:

  • The portfolio manager’s leadership in demonstrating reasonable care and prudent judgement when managing clients’ assets
  • Other ways in which the portfolio manager has demonstrated alignment with investors’ interests
  • The portfolio manager’s response to a challenging situation and the outcome
  • What lessons have the portfolio manager learned from mistakes made

Separate juries will be devoted to evaluating each product type and selecting the award recipients. Therefore, DO NOT send all your entries under one submission.

The portfolio manager with the highest score in the respective category will win the Manager of the Year Award. Up to two Outstanding Achiever awards will be extended to portfolio managers whose scores are within 5% below the Manager of the Year.

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