The UK’s Pension Protection Fund (PPF) won the award for real estate investment at the 2014 IPE Awards in Vienna on Thursday.

PensionDanmark, meanwhile, won the award for infrastructure investment. The Danish pension fund was the was the stand-out winner, also taking home the coveted Best European Pension Fund award.

The award for Best Long-Term Investment Strategy was shared by Kingfisher Pension Scheme and PKA.


The full winners list for the 2014 IPE Awards

Gold Awards

Best European Pension Fund: PensionDanmark                                                 

Outstanding Industry Contribution: Mats Anderson                                                         

Pension Fund Personality of the Year: Penny Green                                                 

Long Term Investment Strategy: Kingfisher Pension Scheme and PKA

Silver Awards

Best Corporate Pension Fund: Bosch Pensionsfonds AG                             

Best Industry-wide Pension Fund: NEST Corporation                                         

Best Public Pension Fund: Fjärde AP-fonden (AP4)                                

Best Small European Pension Fund: Frjálsi Pension Fund                                                               

Bronze Awards

Alternatives: PKA

Equities: Fonditel B

Fixed Income: Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Themed Awards

Active Management: Allianz Pensionskasse AG                             

Climate Related Risk Management: Environment Agency Pension Fund          

Commodities: APG                                                                  

DC/Hybrid Strategy: Industriens Pension                                    

Diversification: NEST Corporation                                        

Emerging Markets: SAUL                                                               

ESG: Environment Agency Pension Fund and PFZW

Infrastructure: PensionDanmark                                                   

In-house Investment Team: British Steel Pension Fund                          

Innovation: BT Pension Scheme                                          

Portfolio Construction: SPK                                                                         

Real Estate: Pension Protection Fund (PPF)                      

Risk Management: SPK                                                                                            

Smart Beta: SEB Pension                                                   

Specialist Investment Managers: MNOPF Trustees                                             


Austria Pensionskasse: APK Pensionskasse AG                                         

Austria Vorrsogekasse: fair-finance Vorsorgekasse                                  

Belgium: Integrale and Amonis OFP                                                                             

Central & Eastern Europe: NLB Nov Penziski Fond                                

Denmark: Industriens Pension and PensionDanmark       

Finland: VER State Pension Fund          

France: FRR                                                                            

Germany bAV: Linde Custodian e.V.                                             

Germany Versorgungswerk: Bayerische Versorgungskammer               

Germany Versorgungswerk: Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe             

Ireland: Construction Workers’ Pension Scheme   

Italy: Fondenergia                                                     

Netherlands: ABN AMRO Pension Fund                                            

Norway: Oslo Pensjonsforsikring AS                         

Portugal: Horizonte 3 Open Pension Funds of Pensõesgere           

Small Countries: Frjálsi Pension Fund                                                         

Spain: Geroa Pentsioak EPSV                           

Sweden: SPK                                                                          

Switzerland: Pension Fund SBB                                            

United Kingdom: British Steel Pension Fund       

Read all the coverage from the IPE Conference & Awards in Vienna, and watch video interviews with some of its speakers