K&K Global Consulting Announces Buy-Side Awards 2014 Winners at the Alpha Trader Forum (ATF) European Buyside Summit
London, 28th February 2014, K&K Global Consulting (K&KGC) today announced the winners of its inaugural Buy-side Awards 2014. The awards dinner was held on the evening of K&KGC’s ATF 2nd annual European Summit, on Thursday 23 January in London.
The categories and winners are:
• The Junior Buy-side to watch: Rico Milde, BNY Mellon, Frankfurt
• Small Buy-side asset Manager of the year: Louis de Kock, JO Hambro Capital Management, London
• The Buysider’s Buysider: Dale Brooksbank, State Street Global Advisors, London
• The Buy-side personality of the year: Mandy Pike, Aberdeen Asset Management, London
• The Buy-side choice: Adam Conn, Baring Asset Management, London
K&KGC’s ATF is a series of exclusive, invite-only debates for senior and head buy-side traders in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Copenhagen and Stockholm. K&KGC’s ATF has a strong following of more than 175 senior buy-side traders who have been attending their buy-side roundtable debates since 2010. The winners were nominated and voted for by their European buy-side peers at large. More than 80 senior and head traders chose the categories, nominated the candidates and then voted for the winners during an 8-week voting period.
Louis de Kock, J O Hambro Capital Management “I have found Anita and her team’s dedication and commitment to the buy side trader of utmost importance as it has created a Buy side forum of trust where everyone can learn and share information flow with each other. Highly recommended!. Also would like to say a big thank you for all who nominated and voted for me to receive this award. I believe the more involved we all are the better for the industry as a whole”.
Dale Brooksbank, State “I am delighted and very grateful to be recognised for this K&KGC award in such a highly competitive buy-side trading industry. Congratulations and thanks, also, to Anita and her team for organising such an interesting and productive forum.”
Adam Conn, Baring Asset Management said “I am pleased to have received this recognition from my peers and commend K&KGC for their efforts in creating a community in which we can share our experiences”. Anita Karppi, K&K Global Consulting said: “We would like to thank the buy-side for their overwhelming support with buy-side nominations and votes and we would like to congratulate all of our winners and nominees for each of their individual awards and wish them every success in 2014”
About the K&K Global Consulting Limited (K&KGC)
K&KGC is a consulting firm providing business intelligence for the buy-side in form of the ATF buy-side roundtable debates, research and the social network buysideintel.com. The flagship service the since 2011 is the ATF which is an exclusive, ‘invite-only’ forum for senior buy-side traders at leading investment organisations to discuss current challenges and best practices, providing open dialogue and involving all attendees in a trusted closed door environment.