NEW YORK – Guggenheim Investments, the investment management business of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that it has received the 2011 Industry Innovation Award in the Core Fixed Income (US) Category by aiCIO magazine. The award was announced at the second annual aiCIO Industry Innovation Awards Dinner held on December 1 in New York.
“Our aiCIO Industry Innovation Awards honor those firms that have demonstrated investment management excellence and innovative thinking—not just in the past year, but throughout their history and over the long term,” said Kip McDaniel, editor of aiCIO. “Guggenheim Investments certainly lives up to this standard and more.”
“This award is a testament to our disciplined investment process and our dedication to working in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their investment objectives,” said Scott Minerd, chief investment officer of Guggenheim Partners. “We are very proud to have been given this honor by aiCIO.”
The event was held in New York at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers where Scott Minerd along with other Guggenheim Investment executives accepted the award in front of more than 150 asset managers, consultants and asset servicers from around the world.
The awards are chosen by the aiCIO editorial team in conjunction with an Advisory Board comprised of former chief investment officers and pension officials, this year’s winners represent those firms committed to helping pensions, endowments & foundations, and sovereign wealth funds solve their investment needs through innovative approaches to asset management and servicing. Awards are presented in five categories: core investment; alternative investment; strategy and tactics; servicing; and holistic.
aiCIO is a quarterly magazine and daily online publication for institutional chief investment officers of the world’s largest defined benefit pensions, sovereign wealth funds, insurance general accounts and endowments and foundations. aiCIO provides these CIOs with the latest news, opinion and research necessary to help manage portfolios of $1 billion and greater in the global market.
About Guggenheim Investments
Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners. We have a long, distinguished history of serving institutional investors, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, family offices and financial intermediaries. We offer clients a wide range of differentiated capabilities built on a proven commitment to investment excellence. Guggenheim Investments has offices in Chicago, New York and Santa Monica, along with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
The following businesses comprise Guggenheim Investments: Security Investors, LLC (SI), doing business as Security Global Investors® and Rydex Investments; Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, LLC, (“GPAM”); Guggenheim Investment Management, LLC, (“GIM”); Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC; Guggenheim Funds Distributors, Inc.; Guggenheim Aviation; GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC; Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC; Guggenheim Structured Real Estate; Guggenheim Partners Europe; Claymore Investments, Inc.; Transparent Value Advisors, LLC and Guggenheim Partners India Management. This material is intended to inform you of services available through Guggenheim Investments’ affiliate businesses.