TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Excel Funds is pleased to announce it has
won Best Fund over 1 year in Emerging Markets Equity at the 2012
Canadian Lipper Fund Awards.
"Winning this award, in its first year since inception, is a tremendous
honour and a testament to the effectiveness of our investment
approach," said Bhim D. Asdhir, President and CEO of Excel Funds. "We
believe that our on-the-ground teams are the definitive factor in
successful emerging markets investing. By remaining in those regions,
investors are assured of our purpose and diligence in maximizing
Paul Mesburis, Senior Portfolio Manager of Excel Investment Counsel Inc.
added, "Key drivers of our success include a disciplined approach in
choosing companies with distinct competitive advantages. Investors
benefit from active management of the Excel Emerging Markets Fund
Series "A" and we thank Lipper for this recognition."
With over 140,000 different funds available worldwide, the Lipper Awards
recognize funds that have delivered consistently strong risk-adjusted
performance relative to their peers.
For more information, please visit www.excelfunds.com.
About the Lipper Fund Awards
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
About Excel Funds
Excel Funds Management Inc. is a multiple Lipper Award winning company,
and Canada's only emerging markets focused mutual fund provider. For
over 12 years, we have been partnering exclusively with best in class,
on-the-ground portfolio managers that bring Canadian investors
firsthand insight and expertise in these flourishing economies. Through
our funds, investors gain early exposure to companies positioned to
become future leaders in some of the world's fastest growing markets.
Excel Funds maintains a highly ranked fund family that is focused on
emerging market growth opportunities.
SOURCE Excel Funds Management Inc.
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