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Mercer announced ‘Multi-Manager of the Year’

Mercer announced ‘Multi-Manager of the Year’

Mercer has been named “Multi-Manager of the Year” at the Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year Awards on Thursday 1 May.

The award recognises the hard work of Mercer’s expert team and ability to increasingly demonstrate to clients they can add value via their manager selection and innovative portfolio design strategies.

Head of Mercer NZ Mercer Bernie O’Brien said the award demonstrates the capabilities and achievements of the investment management team.

“The market has demanded an increased level of sophistication in multi-manager portfolio development and Mercer has been able to rise to meet this challenge. This is affirmed by our innovative team that built and manage NZ portfolios including KiwiSaver,” Mr O’Brien said.

Mercer’s investment management team is highly credentialed including three former heads of research.

Leader of Australia’s investment management business Gary Burke added, “Our team is progressive. We are prepared to back new strategies early and identify next generation managers.”

“We’ve demonstrated our innovation adopting alternative asset strategies early and in our strong preference for a smaller number of higher conviction managers in our portfolios. Mercer also has an excellent performance track record in comparison to our peers,” Mr Burke said.

Mercer’s investment management business is global and specialises in designing and managing multi-manager investment products.


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