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Once again first place in portfolio management competence, track record and responsible investments (ESG).

KANTAR-SIFO-Prospera_2019 awardFor the fifth consecutive year, Evli was ranked as the best institutional asset manager in the recent KANTAR SIFO Prospera "External Asset Management Finland 2019" -survey. Evli's overall performance score was 4.20 (scale 1-5), which was calculated by using 13 quality criteria. In addition to this, Evli's brand strength was assessed as clearly the strongest in asset management services in Finland (score 4.44, scale 1-5).

"Reaching first place for the fifth consecutive year is a great tribute to our efforts to always put client interests first."

TOP 3 asset managers and their overall performance scores (scale 1-5):

  1.   Evli 4.20
  2.   eQ 4.04
  3.   SEB 3.98

Evli was placed first overall in 9 different quality criteria, including portfolio management competence, track record, product quality, brand strength, sales competence, competitive fees and responsible investments (ESG).

Evli was the most widely used institutional asset manager in Finland among the 15 asset management companies. Over 64 percent of the respondents use Evli's asset management services.

"I want to express my sincere gratitude to all our customers for their trust in our services and our expertise. Reaching first place for the fifth consecutive year is a great tribute to our efforts to always put client interests first. Trust lays the ground for the long term client relationships that are highly valued by our institutional clients", Evli Bank's Head of Institutional Asset Management Kim Pessala comments on the survey results.

In the 2019 survey conducted by KANTAR SIFO Prospera, Finnish institutional investors assessed the quality of 15 asset managers based on 13 quality criteria. The respondents viewed the most important criteria in selecting an asset manager to be portfolio management competence, track record, competitive fees and product quality. Survey respondents included insurance companies, pension institutions, endowments and foundations, cities and municipalities, parish unions, universities and other institutional investors.

Further information:

Kim Pessala, Head of Institutional Asset Management, Evli Bank Plc, tel. +358 9 4766 9141,
Timo Hovi, Director, Evli Bank Plc, tel.
+358 9 4766 9306,

KANTAR Sifo Prospera

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