´╗┐Congratulations to our 2023 Shortlist!

The awards highlight outstanding managers in this important part of the market, who have delivered consistently strong performance for investors across a variety of sectors and the judges believe can continue to perform well in the future.

The shortlists for the awards are constructed using scores provided by the AIC, using Morningstar data.

UK All Companies


Fidelity Special Values


UK Income

Edinburgh Investment

Invesco Select UK Equity

JPMorgan Claverhouse

Law Debenture Corporation

Merchants Trust

Temple Bar

UK Smaller Companies

Aberforth Smaller Companies

Odyssean Investment Trust

Oryx International Growth

Rockwood Strategic

Strategic Equity Capital

Asia Pacific

Pacific Assets

Pacific Horizon

Schroder Asian Total Return Inv. Company

Schroder AsiaPacific


BlackRock Greater Europe

Fidelity European Trust

Henderson European Focus

JPMorgan European Growth & Income

Alliance Trust

AVI Global Trust


F&C Investment Trust

Martin Currie Global Portfolio


Overseas Income

Henderson International Income

Invesco Asia

Invesco Select Global Equity Income

JPMorgan Global Growth & Income

Murray International

Schroder Oriental Income

Scottish American

Overseas Smaller Companies

AVI Japan Opportunity

Brown Advisory US Smaller Companies

Fidelity Asian Values

Montanaro European Smaller

Nippon Active Value

Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos

The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC

Emerging Markets

BlackRock Frontiers

BlackRock Latin American

Gulf Investment Fund

Mobius Investment Trust

Utilico Emerging Markets

Single Country
Ashoka India Equity Investment

India Capital Growth

Canadian General Investments

CC Japan Income & Growth

JPMorgan American

Pershing Square Holdings

Schroder Japan Trust

VietNam Holding


Caledonia Investments

Global Opportunities Trust

Hansa Investment Company Ltd

JPMorgan Multi-Asset Growth & Income

Private Equity and Growth Capital

3i Group

CT Private Equity Trust

HarbourVest Global Private Equity

HgCapital Trust

ICG Enterprise Trust

Oakley Capital Investments

BioPharma Credit

CVC Income & Growth GBP

Fair Oaks Income 2021

Marble Point Loan Financing

Real Estate Credit Investments

Riverstone Credit Opportunities Income

Volta Finance



Impact Healthcare REIT


Urban Logistics REIT

Biotechnology & Healthcare

Bellevue Healthcare

Polar Capital Global Healthcare

RTW Biotech Opportunities

Commodities & Resources
BlackRock Energy and Resources Inc

CQS Natural Resources G&I

Geiger Counter

3i Infrastructure

BBGI Global Infrastructure

GCP Infrastructure Investment

Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Foresight Solar

Greencoat UK Wind

Gresham House Energy Storage

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund

JLEN Environmental Assets Group


Allianz Technology Trust

Polar Capital Technology

Amedeo Air Four Plus

Ecofin Global Utilities & Infrastructure

Impax Environmental Markets

Menhaden Resource Efficiency

Polar Capital Global Financials

Tufton Oceanic Assets

Group of the Year


J.P.Morgan Asset Management

Janus Henderson Investors


VCT Generalist

Albion Development VCT

British Smaller Companies VCT2

Foresight VCT

Octopus Apollo VCT

Pembroke VCT B

Puma VCT 13

Thames Ventures VCT Ventures 2

VCT Specialist

Oxford Technology VCT 4

Seneca Growth Capital VCT

Thames Ventures VCT 2 Healthcare Shares

Triple Point Venture VCT Plc

Unicorn AIM VCT

Rising Star of the Year Award

Christiana Kwao | Law Debenture

Georgiana Bennett | Barclays Wealth Management

Sunil Kler | Schroders

Thomas Poynton | Baron & Grant Investment Management

Jackie Beard Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

To be announced on the night