TD Mutual Funds recognized at the Canadian Lipper Fund Awards

TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), the manager of TD Mutual Funds, is pleased to announce that several TD Mutual Funds were recognized at the Canadian Lipper Fund Awards, held last night in Toronto. TD Mutual Funds were recognized in a number of categories, including the TD Monthly Income Fund for its exceptional 10-year performance.

"These awards are a terrific acknowledgement of our investment approach that focuses on risk management and long-term value, and the commitment of our entire team of portfolio managers to deliver the highest quality solutions for clients and advisors," said Sandy Cimoroni, President, TD Mutual Funds.

Led by TDAM's Doug Warwick, Geoff Wilson, Gregory Kocik and Michael Lough, the TD Monthly Income Fund seeks to provide a consistent level of income with capital appreciation. This is the second consecutive year the TD Monthly Income Fund has won the 10-year award in the Canadian Equity Balanced Fund category.

Each of the following TD Mutual Funds was named as the top fund in their respective category over a 1, 3, 5 or 10 year time period by Lipper.

TD Mutual Funds Lipper Awards
TD Monthly Income (Investor Series), managed by Doug Warwick, Geoff Wilson, Gregory Kocik and Michael Lough, TDAM 10-year award winner - Canadian Equity Balanced
TD U.S. Mid-Cap Growth (Investor Series), managed by Brian W.H. Berghuis and John F. Wakeman, T. Rowe Price Associates,  Inc. 5-year award winner - U.S. Small/Mid-Cap Equity
TD Pacific Rim (Investor Series), managed by Jason McCay and John Millar, Martin Currie Inc. 10-year award winner - Asia Pacific Equity
TD NASDAQ Index Fund (Investor Series), managed by Vishal Bhatia and Dino Vevaina, TDAM 3-year award winner - U.S. Equity
TD Science & Technology Fund (Investor Series), managed by David J. Eiswert, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 1, 3 and 5-year award winner - Sector Equity 
TD Entertainment & Communications Fund (Investor Series), managed by Daniel Martino, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 3 and 5-year award winner - Global Equity

These awards follow a recent milestone for TDAM, which was named Morningstar® Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year for a second consecutive year in December 20111.

The Lipper Fund Awards program honours 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, MENA 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 the TDAM website.

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.
Under the TD Mutual Funds name, TDAM provides a diverse range of over 70 mutual funds and 25 professionally managed portfolios. TDAM manages retail mutual fund assets on behalf of more than 1.4 million investors and TD Mutual Funds is one of the most broadly diversified fund families in Canada. TD Mutual Funds are available at TD Canada Trust branches (through TD Investment Services Inc. representatives), TD Waterhouse Discount Brokerage, Financial Planning and Private Investment Advice, as well as leading investment dealers, independent brokers, advisors and financial planners. As of December 31, 2011, TDAM was the fourth largest mutual fund company in Canada, with $61.8 billion invested in TD Mutual Funds.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus, which contains detailed investment information, before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed or insured, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

1Morningstar Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year, 2010 and 2011 Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards.

®©2012 Morningstar is a registered mark of Morningstar Research Inc. All rights reserved.

 

SOURCE TD Bank Group

For further information:

Carly Libman 
TD Bank Group 
416-983-4384 
Carly.libman@td.com


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