TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - Three GGOF Funds were recognized at the 13th
annual Canadian Investment Awards ceremony held in Toronto on November 29. The
Canadian Investment Awards recognize the best investment products in the
Canadian financial services industry.
GGOF Global Technology Fund Classic, managed by Walter Price of RCM, won
top honours in the Science and Technology Equity Fund category.
GGOF Global Small Cap Fund, also managed by RCM, was chosen as a finalist
in the Global Small/MidCap Equity Fund category and GGOF Global Bond Fund
Classic, managed by PIMCO, was selected as a finalist in the Global Fixed
Income Fund category.
"GGOF has a long history of providing Canadians with disciplined
investment management that combines return potential with a focus on risk
management," said Ross Kappele, President, Guardian Group of Funds. "Our
process is to select investment managers from around the globe that excel in
their respective areas. Our goal is to bring top investment talent to Canadian
investors and we are proud to receive the recognition of the Canadian
Investment Awards as a validation of our efforts."
Guardian Group of Funds
GGOF provides investors with a full product line of 35 mutual funds,
diversified by asset class, geographic region and capitalization. GGOF, with
$6.1 billion of mutual fund assets under management at October 31, 2007,
offers its funds exclusively through financial intermediaries.
GGOF is a member of the BMO Financial Group and part of the
organization's Private Client Group. The Private Client Group provides a broad
range of wealth management products and services in Canada and the United
States and had total assets under management and administration and term
investments of $275 billion as at October 31, 2007.
For further information:
For further information: Gavin Graham, GGOF, (416) 350-3151; JoAnne
Hayes, BMO Financial Group, (416) 867-3996; Internet: www.ggof.com