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Our Awards

Over the last eleven years we have consistently been recognised by the industry for our service to clients, and our approach to investing. Here are just some of the awards we have won:

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

UK Pensions Awards 2018, 2014

Best Fiduciary Management Provider

Engaged Investor Awards 2016, 2014

The judges were "impressed by Cardano’s performance figures, and the transparent way in which those numbers were reported." They also liked "the way the firm engaged with clients to help them understand their processes.”

Fiduciary Management Firm of the Year

European Pensions Awards 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014

he judges felt that, "in a competitive field, Cardano demonstrated service and performance that was second to none." The awards are based on excellence, innovation and a dedication to improving the pensions space.

Best Allocator/Investor of the Last 20 Years

20th Anniversary Awards for Excellence

Real Estate Consultant of the Year

IPE Real Estate Global Awards

The judges commented “This consultant provides clear client mandates and their solutions take into account the risks involved and provide a robust analytical approach to various issues.”

Fiduciary Manager of the Year

Pensions Age Awards 2016

The judges noted that “Cardano's submission demonstrated excellence, innovation and thought leadership in abundance!"

Outstanding Industry Contribution

IPE Awards 2015

Cardano's founder, Theo Kocken, was awarded this special recognition for being "One of the strongest contributors to the pensions sector ... with a truly innovative approach to communication and an enrichment to the industry."

FN Institutional Asset Management Awards Fiduciary Manager of the Year

FN Institutional Asset Management Awards 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

We were delighted to have won this award for the ninth year running. One judge, who gave the the maximum score, said: "Cardano have demonstrated a commitment to improving the standards of disclosure in the fiduciary industry."

Best Allocator to Hedge Funds

FN Institutional Hedge Fund Management Awards 2015

Our Manager Research team is a key component behind our steady performance for clients. During 2014 the hedge funds we selected for allocation averaged a gain of just under 10%, versus 3.3% for the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index.

Fiduciary management provider of the year

Pensions Age Awards 2014

Winners of the inaugural Pensions Age awards.

Fiduciary of the Year

aiCIO European Innovation Awards 2014, 2013

Most Innovative Pensions Consultant

Engaged Investor Awards 2012

Investment Consultant of the Year

Pension and Investment Provider Awards 2012