Evli received particular praise in investment performance, stability and resources as well as responsible investments (ESG).
For the third consecutive year, Evli was ranked as the best institutional asset manager in the recent SFR Scandinavian Financial Research “Institutional Investment Services, Finland 2017” -survey (tied # 1), and received the ”Platinum Award” for excellence in investment services. The result was calculated by using 11 quality criteria. Evli received particular praise relative to its competitors in investment performance, stability and resources as well as responsible investments (ESG).
Evli was also the most widely used institutional asset manager among the 16 asset management companies. 59 percent of the respondents use Evli's asset management services.
"Retaining the best ranking for the third year in a row and again receiving the “Platinum Award” implies that the demanding and professional institutional investors appreciate Evli’s investment and service expertise. Evli´s investment performance, stability and resources as well as our efforts in the field of responsible investments (ESG) received praise. We will continue the active development of our asset management and fund services based on the needs of our customers", Evli Bank's CEO Maunu Lehtimäki comments on the survey results.
In the 2017 survey conducted by SFR, Finnish institutional investors assessed the quality of 16 asset managers based on 11 quality criteria. The respondents viewed the most important criteria in selecting an asset manager to be investment performance (3 years), clarity of the investment process and competitive pricing. Survey respondents included insurance companies, pension institutions, endowments and foundations, cities and municipalities, parish unions and other institutional investors.
Janne Lassila, Director, Evli Bank tel. +358 9 4766 9142
Timo Hovi, Director, Evli Bank tel. +358 9 4766 9306