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
"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
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
TD Monthly Income (Investor Series), managed by Doug Warwick, Geoff Wilson, Gregory Kocik and Michael
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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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.
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