CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPM America, Inc. (PPM) today announced that it has been named by the Chicago Tribune as one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces for 2019, the sixth time the firm has received this honor. PPM, an investment manager with more than $130 billion in assets as of September 30, 2019, was ranked 28th in the midsize category (250-999 employees). There were 55 companies nominated in the midsize category.
The Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace award recognizes exceptional employers in the Chicagoland area. Companies were selected according to the results of employee surveys conducted by Energage, which measured key qualities ranging from work-life balance to company leadership to career opportunities.
“We are thrilled to once again be recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of the top workplaces in the Chicago area,” said Mark Mandich, president and chief executive officer of PPM. “This award is especially meaningful to us because it is based on direct responses from our employees whose feedback helps us continue to cultivate and evolve our firm culture. We understand the importance of fostering our unique culture and strongly believe in investing in our employees for their long-term success and growth.”
“We never lose focus on our team-based approach where the best ideas can come from anyone or anywhere in the firm. Moreover, we strive to all work together to positively impact our local Chicago communities, which helps strengthen our relationships internally while delivering tangible external results to the community,” said Bob Boles, head of human resources at PPM.
Published annually, the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace survey explores how organizations create and sustain a positive and productive culture. The Chicago Tribune encourages employees from public, private, nonprofit and government organizations to provide input about their workplace experiences.
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Founded in 1990, PPM America is a global institutional asset manager with $130 billion in assets as of September 30, 2019. We offer investment solutions in public fixed income, public equity, private equity, and private debt. Our investment approach is guided by team-based values and our firm size allows us to remain nimble and investment-led. For more information about PPM, please visit PPM America’s website at: www.ppmamerica.com.
PPM is wholly owned by Prudential plc (UK Parent). Our UK Parent and its affiliated companies constitute one of the world's leading financial services groups. It provides insurance and financial services directly and through its subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world. It has been in existence for over 170 years and has 20 million customers. The UK Parent is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.