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Awards & Recognition

We strive to stand apart by being the best at what we do for our clients. We are honored to be acknowledged for these efforts.

PGM Global, winner of BEST TRANSITION MANAGEMENT TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2020 & BEST GLOBAL PORTFOLIO STRATEGY TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2020 from Capital Finance International (CFI.co)

PGM has won Best TM Team for North America, for a second year in a row, and Best Global Portfolio Strategy Team North America from Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a magazine based in the UK. These wins are another affirmation of PGM’s focus on client service and the partnerships we strive to build with our clients.

PGM Global: Best Global Portfolio Strategy Team North America 2020 | CFI.co
PGM Global: Best Transition Management Team North America 2020 | CFI.co
PGM Article – Global Recognition in Two Nice Services.


PGM Global, in the Top 10 since 2010

According to Elkin’s McSherry’s annual survey of transaction costs, based on rolling four-quarter data as of September 30, 2020, PGM ranked No. 8 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume.


PGM Global, winner of the BEST TRANSITION MANAGEMENT TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2019 from Capital Finance International (CFI.co)

PGM has won Best TM Team for North America from Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a magazine based in the UK. This win is another affirmation of PGM’s focus on client service and the partnerships we strive to build with our clients.

PGM Global: Best Transition Management Team North America 2019 | CFI.co
https://issuu.com/cfi.co/docs/cfi.co_winter_2019-2020_-_online/162


PGM Global ranks at the top of the charts in the CIO 2019 Transition Management Survey

Based on client feedback, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) ranked PGM Global Inc. (PGM) at the top of the charts, globally and in Canada in its 2019 Transition Management Survey. PGM ranked first globally in four categories: “Overall Satisfaction”, “Percentage of Extremely Satisfied Clients”, “Disclosure of Performance vs Benchmarks” and “Transition complexity”. It also ranked first in Canada for the first three categories.


PGM Global, consistently highly ranked as one of the most efficient agency-only brokers

According to Elkin’s McSherry’s annual survey of transaction costs, based on rolling four-quarter data as of December 31, 2019, PGM ranked No. 9 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume.


PGM Global wins CIO’s Transition Management Innovation award

Along with ranking globally and in Canada at the top in CIO’s 2018 transition management client satisfaction survey for those “extremely satisfied” and “overall satisfaction”, PGM Global earned the 2018 CIO’s Innovation Award for Transition Management.


PGM tops for “Overall Satisfaction” globally and in Canada in Chief Investment Officer’s 2018 Transition Management survey

Based on client feedback, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) ranked PGM Global Inc. at the top of the charts, globally and in Canada, for the percentage of clients who are “extremely satisfied”, and for “overall satisfaction” in its 2018 Transition Management Survey. PGM’s #1 ranking for “overall satisfaction” globally and in Canada is a repeat of its 2017 performance in the same survey. In 2018, PGM also repeated its #1 ranking in Canada for its “disclosure of performance vs. benchmarks”, a category it has dominated since 2015.


PGM Global tops for “Overall Satisfaction” globally and in Canada in Chief Investment Officer’s 2018 Transition Management survey

Based on client feedback, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) ranked PGM Global Inc. (PGM) at the top of the charts, globally and in Canada, for the percentage of clients who are “extremely satisfied”, and for “overall satisfaction” in its 2018 Transition Management Survey. PGM’s #1 ranking for “overall satisfaction” globally and in Canada is a repeat of its 2017 performance in the same survey. In 2018, PGM also repeated its #1 ranking in Canada for its “disclosure of performance vs. benchmarks”, a category it has dominated since 2015.


PGM Global ranks Number 7 in Pension & Investments’ tradewatch (2017)

PGM Global ranked No. 7 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume, and based on rolling four-quarter data as of June 30, 2017.


PGM Global ranks Number 1 in Three Categories in 2017 Transition Management Survey

PGM Global Inc. ranked in first place, globally, for Overall Satisfaction in Chief Investment Officer’s 2017 transition management survey, scoring 4.67 out of 5 with two-thirds (67%) of responding clients describing themselves as “extremely satisfied.”


PGM Global tops for client satisfaction in 2016 Transition Management Survey

PGM Global Inc. has ranked No. 1 for client satisfaction in the U.S. and Canada in Chief Investment Officer’s latest transition management survey. PGM also offered clients the lowest total cost estimate among six global providers.  Said CIO: “The North American-focused group consistently provides low cost estimates—offering the cheapest estimate 70% of the time, according to clients…”


PGM Global delivers on its promises in 2015 transition management survey

PGM Global ranked No. 2 among 11 providers in the cost vs. estimate category, consistent with high rankings received in 2014 and 2013. Click here for details on PGM Global historical rankings in this category.


PGM Global cited as most cost-efficient U.S. equity broker in Pension & Investments’ tradewatch (2014)

Agency-only broker, PGM Global, ranked No. 1 among brokers trading U.S. equities in a study of 2014 transaction cost data, conducted by Elkins/McSherry. For global equities, PGM Global ranked No 7, posting transaction costs more than 14 basis points lower than the universe of brokers. Read the full details and results of the survey here.


PGM Global receives top marks for transition management disclosures (2014)

PGM Global has earned a No. 1 ranking from clients for its level of track record disclosure in the latest results of Chief Investment Officer’s transition management survey. PGM also ranked No. 2 for overall client service, client confidence in its disclosure of revenue, and pre-trade predictive quality. The full results of the survey may be read here.


Top 10 ranking by Institutional Investor (2013)

In the latest Elkins/McSherry analysis of transaction costs, PGM ranked in third place using arrival price as the benchmark for global equities trading  and in fourth place using VWAP (volume weighted average price). The analysis found PGM’s transaction costs on the former were close to 25 basis points lower than the universe of brokers.  For U.S. equities trading, PGM ranked seventh using both arrival price and interval VWAP as the benchmarks.


Transition Management ranked highly by clients

In an industry survey conducted by aiCIO magazine, PGM Global ranked No. 1 in cost performance vs. estimate against some of the industry’s largest transition management providers, an endorsement from clients that PGM was the best at matching, on average, its pre-trade estimate.  PGM ranked No. 2 for its disclosure of track record information.


Top 10 ranking by Institutional Investor (2012)

PGM Global received a top-10 ranking by Institutional Investor and Elkins McSherry on both volume weighted average price (VWAP) and arrival price. Read the news release.


Trading costs recognized as among lowest in industry (2011)

A comprehensive survey by Elkins McSherry that looked at more than 24 million trades by 1,900 brokers, recognized our transaction costs, against arrival price, as substantially lower (by 33.1 basis points) than the average results for other brokers trading global equities. This performance ranked us number two among brokers trading global equities.
We strive to stand apart by being the best at what we do for our clients. And we are honoured to be acknowledged for these efforts.


Ranked among top brokerage firms globally (2010)

In a 2010 survey of over 200 global trading firms, Elkins McSherry ranked PGM Global (formerly Brockhouse Cooper) on arrival price as No. 2 in U.S. trading and No. 3 in global trading.


Top 10 ranking by Institutional Investor (2009)

PGM Global (formerly Brockhouse Cooper) received a top-10 ranking by Institutional Investor and Elkins McSherry on both volume weighted average price (VWAP) and arrival price.


Ranked Best In Class by PLANSPONSOR (2009)

We were ranked Best in Class by non-U.S. clients in all categories of PLANSPONSOR’s 2009 Transition Management Survey based on pre-trade, execution, post-trade, organization and support.

*In 2012, Brockhouse Cooper changed its name to PGM Global Inc.