CON TE N TS
2 Letter from the Editor
SCENE + HEARD
4 Political Wildcards
5 Learning from the Swiss
RESEARCH + REVIEW
6 A Year in Surveys
In our surveys throughout the year, asset owners
let their voices be heard on topics such as
outsourcing, transition management, and LDI.
14 2017 Industry Innovation Awards
Celebrating the asset owners and organizations
driving innovation in institutional asset management.
38 Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Ash Williams, CIO of Florida State Board
41 Consultant Award
Rich Nuzum of Mercer.
42 Excellence in Asset Management & Servicing
Recognizing the top firms in the space today.
48 Back to the Future
As the post-financial crisis era fades, what
investors should focus on in the coming years.
52 PBGC Rates to Rise
DB plan sponsors moving to evade mounting