Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2014 Winners — Canada

Toronto, ON - 6 November 2014

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards 2014, Canada. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community.

The Lipper Award winners were honored on November 5, 2014 at a ceremony in Toronto, Canada. RBC Global Asset Management collected the top group award for Best Fund Group overall. The full list of Group Award winners include:

WinnerGroup Award

RBC Global Asset Management

Best Fund Group Overall

Mawer Investment Management

Best Equity Fund Group

PIMCO

Best Bond Fund Group

ATB Investment Management

Best Mixed Assets

This year’s Lipper Fund Awards Canada also introduced the inaugural Lipper Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Awards honoring 10 ETFs. In addition to the group awards for mutual funds, trophies were presented to 38 individual fund awards. Details of all winners can be viewed on the Thomson Reuters website.

“This year we are excited to recognize not only leading mutual funds, but top Canadian ETFs as well,” says Robert Jenkins, global head of Lipper Research at Thomson Reuters. “The Lipper Fund Awards strive to celebrate the success in the collective fund management industry and this year’s list of winners held impressive records of returns to their shareholders.”

Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Lipper Americas Research also adds: “The winners of the Lipper Fund Awards reflect the best in producing consistent and superior results relative to their peers, and we are extremely pleased to recognize their achievements. Congratulations to all the winners.”

Lipper data covers more than 266,000 share classes and over 126,000 funds in 61 markets. It provides the free Lipper Leader ratings for mutual funds registered for sale in over 40 countries. 

The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world's top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence also include the Extel Survey Awards, and the StarMine Analyst Awards. 

Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company, is a global leader in supplying mutual fund information, analytical tools, and commentary. Lipper's benchmarking and classifications are widely recognized as the industry standard by asset managers, fund companies and financial intermediaries. Our reliable fund data, fund awards designations and ratings information provide valued insight to advisors, media and individual investors. 

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