CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPM America, Inc. (PPM) today announced that for the second year in a row, it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management in 2019 by Pensions & Investments. PPM was among 76 companies that were recognized and was one of 25 companies to be named in the 100 to 499 employee category.
“It is an honor to be recognized two years in a row by Pensions & Investments as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management,” said Mark Mandich, president and chief executive officer of PPM. “Our incredible employees are the heart of PPM and we value each of their individual contributions to the positive culture, growth and continued success of our firm. To complement our client-focused culture, we are very active in our support of Chicagoland charitable causes, many of which are sponsored by our staff. We are grateful to support a range of programs that allow our employees to invest time, talent and financial resources back into our community.”
“We are proud of the collaborative nature and focused approach of our team,” said Craig Smith, executive vice president and chief investment officer at PPM. “We believe through our team-based investment culture that the best ideas can come from anyone and from anywhere in our firm. We believe this delivers the best outcomes for our clients while making all employees feel valued.”
Since 2012, Pensions & Investments has produced the Best Places to Work in Money Management list to highlight top employers in the money management industry. Companies were selected according to the combined results of employee satisfaction and employer surveys reviewed by Best Companies Group, which measured key criteria including workplace policies, culture, leadership practices, philosophy, systems and demographics.
For a complete list of the 2019 Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management winners, including PPM, go to www.pionline.com/BPTW2019.
About PPM America
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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.
About Pensions & Investments
Pensions & Investments, owned by Crain Communications Inc., is the 47-year-old global news source of money management. P&I is written for executives at defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as those at investment management and other investment-related firms. Pensions & Investments provides timely and incisive coverage of events affecting the money management and retirement businesses. Visit us at www.pionline.com