TD Mutual Funds recognized at the 2013 Lipper Fund Awards

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), the manager of TD Mutual Funds, was acknowledged at the Canadian Lipper Fund Awards, held last night in Toronto. Several TD Mutual Funds were recognized in five award categories, including the TD U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Fund for its 10-year performance.

"We are very proud to be recognized by Lipper for the strength of our mutual fund offering," said Sandra Cimoroni, President, TD Mutual Funds. "These awards reflect our commitment to delivering investment excellence across asset classes. They also speak to the strength of our talented team of portfolio managers and investment professionals, all of whom are dedicated to providing long-term value to our investors."

Each of the following TD Mutual Funds was named as the top fund in their respective category over a 3, 5 or 10-year time period by Lipper.

TD Mutual Fund Lipper Fund Awards
TD Entertainment & Communications Fund - Investor Series 3, 5 and 10-year award winner - Global Equity
TD Science & Technology Fund - Investor Series 3 and 10-year award winner - Sector Equity
TD NASDAQ Index Fund - Investor Series 3-year award winner - U.S. Equity
TD U.S. Small-Cap Equity Fund - Investor Series 5-year award winner - U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity
TD U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Fund - Investor Series 10-year award winner - U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity

About the Lipper Fund Awards
The Lipper Fund Awards program recognizes funds that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance, relative to peers, and recognizes fund families with high average scores for all funds within a particular asset class or overall. The Lipper Fund Awards take place in 23 countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Americas. More information on the TD Mutual Funds recognized by Lipper and the entire TD Mutual Funds line-up can be found on www.tdassetmanagement.com. 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, the StarMine Analyst Awards, and the StarMine Broker Rankings. For more information, please contact markets.awards@thomsonreuters.com or visit excellence.thomsonreuters.com.

About TD Asset Management Inc.
Through TD Mutual Funds, TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) provides a diverse range of 70 mutual funds, 26 professionally managed portfolios and 20 corporate class funds. TDAM manages retail mutual fund assets on behalf of more than 1.7 million investors and TD Mutual Funds is one of the most broadly diversified fund families in Canada. Funds are available at TD Canada Trust branches (through TD Investment Services Inc. representatives), TD Direct Investing, TD Wealth Financial Planning, TD Wealth Private Investment Advice as well as independent investment dealers. As of December 31, 2012, TDAM was the fourth largest mutual fund company in Canada, with $69.3 billion invested in TD Mutual Funds.

SOURCE: TD Asset Management Inc.

For further information:

Amanda Tran
TD Bank Group
416-983-7212
amanda.tran@td.com