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30 March 2017

USS wins IJGlobals Institutional Investor of the year - Europe and Africa award

The winners were announced yesterday at the IJGlobal Europe and Africa Awards dinner. The IJGlobal Awards 2016 recognise and celebrate the best in energy and infrastructure globally. Awards are handed out at their regional awards dinners in London, New York, Dubai and Singapore.

USS was named by IJGlobal’s editorial panel as institutional investor of the year for Europe and Africa. The award is a new category, created to recognise the growing importance of institutional investors in financing energy and infrastructure projects.

Sarah Tame, Editor-in-Chief at IJGlobal said,

“IJGlobal’s Institutional Investor of the Year award has been specially selected by the IJGlobal editorial team. The winner is recognised for its contribution to infrastructure investment. As a seasoned investor in infrastructure, USS has focused on direct investments in stable infrastructure assets generating inflation linked return in order to deliver strong performance for its members.”

Mike Powell, Head of Private Markets Group said:

“We are honoured to have won the Institutional Investor of the Year – Europe and Africa award. The win recognises the success of our strategy to invest in infrastructure assets that provide long-term, inflation-linked cash flows to deliver stable returns for our participating employers and members.”

A full list of winners and photos of the evening are on the IJGlobal Awards 2016 website.