Fidelity wins for the fifth consecutive year!

~Fidelity Investments Canada wins Morningstar Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year~

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - For the fifth year in a row, financial advisors voted Fidelity Investments Canada ULC ("Fidelity Canada") as Morningstar's Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year. According to Morningstar, in voting for their favourite investment fund company, financial advisors across Canada were asked to consider a company's impact on their businesses across a number of areas, including quality and range of products, performance, fees, service, education, community investment and quality of management.

"Of all the awards that Fidelity has received, this recognition is very special for the firm, because it is voted on by our partners, financial advisors. To be recognized by our partners for the fifth consecutive year is very special for the firm, because it is an acknowledgement of our constant focus on earning advisors' trust. We believe in the value that advisors deliver on a day-to-day basis, and we are proud to work with them to help investors achieve their financial goals," said Rob Strickland, President, Fidelity Canada.

The Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year award is a continuation of the long-term positive success that Fidelity Canada is experiencing. In 2015, Fidelity Canada received numerous industry accolades for its outstanding performance across all facets of its business, from portfolio management to back office. This year, Fidelity Canada was recognized by Canadian HR Reporter with its inaugural Employee Engagement award. As well, Fidelity was named as the top overall mutual fund company in an industry-leading study of financial advisors for the tenth consecutive year. Fidelity recently became the fourth-largest mutual fund company in Canada and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the investment industry.  

About Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments Canada ULC is part of the Fidelity Investments organization of Boston, one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Recipient of numerous industry awards, Fidelity Canada manages a total of $109 billion in mutual fund and institutional assets. This includes $19 billion in assets for institutional clients including public and corporate defined benefit pension plans, endowments and foundations and other corporate assets on behalf of clients across Canada, as at October 31, 2015.

Fidelity Canada provides Canadian investors a full range of domestic, international and income-oriented mutual funds, as well as asset allocation and managed solutions and a high net-worth program, the Fidelity Private Investment Program. Fidelity Funds are available through a number of advice-based distribution channels, including financial planners, investment dealers, banks and insurance companies. Fidelity is a proud supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, and we are dedicated to helping young Canadians realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Important information:

Read a fund's prospectus and consult your financial advisor before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed; their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Investors will pay management fees and expenses, may pay commissions or trailing commissions and may experience a gain or loss.

Morningstar awards 2015©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity Investments Canada ULC for Morningstar Advisors' Choice Fund Company of the Year, Morningstar Selected Awards Canada. For details on the Morningstar Awards methodology, please see www.investmentawards.com.

Award methodology:

In voting for the 2015 Morningstar Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year award, financial advisors across Canada were asked by survey to consider a company's impact on their businesses across a number of areas, including quality and range of products, performance, fees, service, education, community investment and quality of management. Mutual fund, hedge fund, income trust, labour-sponsored or other investment fund companies are eligible for the award.

SOURCE Fidelity Investments Canada Limited

For further information: Chris Pepper, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Office: 416-307-5388, Mobile: 416-795-7762, Email: chris.pepper@fmr.com, Twitter: @Fidelity_Canada

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