WINNIPEG, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - For the sixth consecutive year,
Investors Group has been recognized for industry-leading fund
performance at the prestigious Lipper® Fund Awards ceremony.
Two Investors Group funds were named top-performers, on a risk-adjusted
basis, during the annual awards ceremony, as follows:
Investors European Mid-Cap Equity Class Series C - best ten year,
risk-adjusted performance within the European Equity classification
Investors International Small Cap Class Series A - best three year, risk-adjusted performance within the International
Each year Lipper® recognizes funds that lead the way in delivering
strong, risk-adjusted performance. In Canada, Lipper® recognizes the
most successful funds for their performance over one, three, five, and
Lipper® tracks 125,000 funds worldwide. The Lipper® Fund Awards
recognize funds that have delivered consistently strong risk-adjusted
performance relative to their peers. Strong risk-adjusted performance
is desirable because it is an indication of consistent, stable returns.
Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering
personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of
approximately 4,600 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition
to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles,
Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage
and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM
Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of
Canada's premier financial services companies with $122 billion in
total assets under management as of January 31, 2012.
SOURCE Investors Group Inc.
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