, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 27 – Britam Asset Managers scooped 14 out of the 15 awards up for grabs during the 9th edition of the Think Business Investment Awards 2017 held in Nairobi.
During the awards, the company took home the Overall Fund Manager of the Year, Fund Manager of the Year – Pensions; Fund Manager of the year, Money Market, Fund Manager of the year – Equity; and Fund Manager of the Year – Fixed Income
The company was named the overall winner in all but one of the awards listed under two categories, namely the Collective Investment Scheme Award and the Fund Managers / Investment Award.
In the Collective Investments Scheme Awards categories, Britam Asset Managers emerged the overall winner in all nine categories namely: Unit Trust of the Year, Best Fund in Absolute Returns, Best performing Equity Fund, Best performing Money Market Fund and Best performing Balanced Fund.
The asset management company also took home the awards for Best Performing Bond Fund, Best Performing Other Fund, Best Trust in Quality Client Service and the Most Innovative Trust.
The Awards recognize and reward outstanding performance of companies as reflected in their audited financial statements and rank companies that have greatly contributed to the growth of the sector through technological innovations, good corporate governance, social impact and sustainability, education and great customer service.
This year’s event was organized by Think Business Limited, and supported by the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA), and The Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (KASIB). The theme of this year’s event was: “Finding Opportunities in Uncertainty”.