On Wednesday 12th October 2011, Financial News was delighted to host the 10th annual Awards for Excellence in Institutional Asset Management, Europe 2011 at Freemasons' Hall, London.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners SGR was named Italian Asset Management Firm of the year.
The award was just recognition of BNP Paribas Investment Partners SGR's innovative client focus and was a prestigious win – the Financial News is one of the leading London-based financial newspapers, with a readership of some 20 000 senior financial services professionals.
In addition to the award won by our Italian business, BNP Paribas Investment Partners received the following ratings:
• 2nd place for Impax in the category "SRI/Sustainable Investment Manager"
• 2nd place (ex-aequo) for Charlotte Dennery in the category "Most influential woman in asset management".
Marco Barbaro, CEO of BNP Paribas Investment Partners Italy said: "We are very pleased to have received this important award. It is recognition of our collective effort to provide high quality portfolio management and services to our clients. BNP Paribas Investment Partners' strategy "Global into Local" has proved to be successful in demonstrating our expertise and innovation with a dedicated focus on different client segments."