Competence and quality at Universal Investment

Awards and

High service quality is confirmed by first-class awards

Competence and tangible quality are also reflected in our awards:

assetservicingtimes award

assetservicingtimes Awards

The UK industry magazine assetservicingtimes recognising the achievements of talented and dedicated firms, individuals and departments across the global asset services industry. Universal Investment Group was honoured as "European Fund Administrator Of The Year" at the Industry Excellence Awards 2023.

European Credit Awards 2023

Hedgeweek and Private Equity Wire European Credit Awards

Universal Investment Group has been honoured as the 'Best Fund Administrator - Structured Credit' at the 2023 awards. The award recognises excellence in credit fund administration and service.

Best Fund Service Platform Europe Awards 2023

Global Brand Awards

Global Brands Magazine has awarded Universal Investment Group in 2023 as 'Best Fund Service Platform Europe'. The magazine identifies key players across different sectors and honours their exceptional services.

PwC ManCo Survey

According to the latest PwC ManCo Survey "Observatory Management Companies Barometer 2023", we are once again the leading third-party ManCo and third-party AIFM in Luxembourg. (As of 31st December 2022).

Top 150 Third Party ManCo

Luxembourg Official Top 150 Awards

The Luxembourg fund hub of Universal Investment Group was awarded in 2022 by news platform Luxembourg Official as biggest third-party Manco and is therefore one of the 150 top decision makers in Luxembourg.

ISAE 3402 certificate

ISAE 3402 is an international auditing standard that regulates the audit of the internal control system of Universal Investment. We are audited once a year by an auditing company. Addressees of the audit report is our management, our customers and their auditors.


360° networking for clients and partners

Universal Investment is actively working and involved in business-relevant national and international associations and comitees, contributing with its longterm expertise and know-how - especially in the interest of our clients and partners:

Further topics

  • News
    December 2023

    Universal Investment Group receives several prestigious awards in 2023

    At the Asset Servicing Times Awards , we earned the title of ‘European Fund Administrator of the Year’. At the Hedgeweek and Private Equity Wire European Credit Awards 2023 , we were honoured as the 'Best Fund Administrator - Structured Credit'. At the Global Brand Awards , Global Brands Magazine named us the ‘Best Fund Service Platform in Europe in 2023’.

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  • Press Release
    24. October 2023

    Universal Investment Group appoints Francesca McDonagh as CEO

    Francesca McDonagh appointed Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 01, 2024. Interim CEO David Blumer will return to his role as Chairman and support Francesca in continuing to grow and strengthen Universal Investment’s role as a business enabler for its clients.

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  • Etienne Rougier
    Press Release
    09. October 2023

    Etienne Rougier appointed Country Head of Universal Investment in Luxembourg

    Universal Investment Group is pleased to announce that Etienne Rougier has been approved by the Luxembourg financial supervisory authority CSSF as Country Head of the Group’s Luxembourg office. Alongside his position as Chief Operating Officer of the Group, Etienne Rougier will be responsible for the Luxembourg business, which has seen substantial growth in recent years. His particular focus will be the continued integration of UI efa, following its acquisition last year.
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