Funds managed by Trimark's Small-Cap Equity team multiple award winners
TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada received seven prestigious
awards at the annual Canadian Lipper Fund Awards ceremony held last
night in Toronto. The Lipper Fund Awards program celebrates funds that
have consistently provided investors with unparalleled risk-adjusted
performance, in relation to their peer group.
"Invesco is extremely pleased to be honoured yet again for providing
investors with some of the very best investment solutions available,"
said Peter Intraligi, President, Invesco Canada. "By investing with
purpose, prudence and diligence, Invesco's fund managers take an
intentional approach to money management that is clearly paying off for
investors by providing them with award-winning performance."
The winning funds were:
Trimark U.S. Small Companies Class, Series A - U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund category, 1 and 3 years (ranked #1 out
of 29 & 28 eligible funds (respectively))
The multi-award-winning Trimark Small-Cap Equity team of Rob Mikalachki,
Virginia Au and Jason Whiting capitalizes on the inefficiencies of the
small-cap market by investing in choice small-cap U.S. companies with
demonstrated growth potential. In addition to its Lipper Award wins,
this Fund also won in its category at the most recent Morningstar
Canadian Investment Awards.
Trimark Global Endeavour Class, Series A - Global Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund category, 3 years (ranked #1 out of
31 eligible funds)
Investing in businesses that are among the very top in their industries,
long-tenured portfolio managers Jeff Hyrich and Erin Greenfield act
with resolve to construct a focused portfolio of leading mid-cap
companies from around the world that they believe offer sustainable
Invesco Intactive Diversified Income Portfolio, Series A - Global Fixed Income Balanced Fund category, 1 year (ranked #1 out of
30 eligible funds)
This Portfolio, like all Invesco Intactive Accumulation Portfolios, is
engineered to outperform across major economic environments. By
investing in a diversified mix of mutual funds, PowerShares® Funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) - and by including assets that
have historically performed well under different economic conditions -
the portfolio management team looks to generate both income and capital
Trimark Canadian Small Companies Fund, Series A - Canadian Focused Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund category, 1 year (ranked
#1 out of 29 eligible funds)
Using their hallmark care and foresight, Rob, Virginia and Jason invest
in a concentrated portfolio of high-quality businesses run by talented
management teams, but only at what they feel are great valuations.
Primarily concentrating on small-cap Canadian companies, the team
invests with determination to seek out industry-leading companies with
distinct competitive advantages.
Trimark Diversified Yield Class, Series P - Global Equity Balanced Fund category, 1 year (ranked #1 out of 140
Led by veteran portfolio manager Rory Ronan, in conjunction with
fixed-income specialist Rex Chong, the management team seeks to
generate total return by identifying leading companies that are
undervalued compared with their growth prospects. As the Fund has a
highly flexible mandate, investors can benefit from a diverse mix of
domestic and foreign equity and fixed-income securities, including
high-yield, investment grade, preferred shares and convertible debt.
Trimark Global Small Companies Class, Series A - Global Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund category, 1 year (ranked #1 out of
34 eligible funds)
With this Fund, Rob, Virginia and Jason strive to achieve long-term
growth by investing in a focused portfolio of excellent small-cap
companies throughout the globe that have sustainable competitive
advantages, demonstrated growth potential and that are attractively
priced relative to their prospective earnings and cash flows.
The Lipper Fund Awards recognize funds that have excelled in delivering
consistently strong risk-adjusted performance, relative to peers. In
addition, the Lipper Fund Awards recognizes fund families with high
average scores for all funds within a particular asset class or
overall. For a detailed explanation please review the Lipper Leaders
methodology document on www.lipperweb.com. The Lipper Fund Awards are formally announced each year at ceremonies
which take place in 23 countries in Asia, Europe, MENA, and the
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may all
be associated with mutual fund investments. The indicated rates of
return are the historical annual compounded total returns, including
changes in security values and reinvestment of all distributions, and
do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional
charges, or income taxes payable by any securityholder, which would
have reduced returns. The Invesco Intactive Accumulation Portfolios are
Invesco Canada mutual funds that invest in a portfolio of underlying
Invesco Canada mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Mutual funds
are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance
may not be repeated. Please read the simplified prospectus before
investing. Copies are available from Invesco Canada Ltd.
The following standard performance data is as at January 31, 2012,
Trimark U.S. Small Companies Class (Series A): 1-year, 14.65%; 3-year,
26.30%; 5-year, 1.18%; and since inception (August 2002), 7.01%.
Trimark Global Endeavour Class (Series A): 1-year, 6.20%; 3-year,
22.48%; 5-year, -3.21%; and since inception (August 2002), 4.49%.
Invesco Intactive Diversified Income Portfolio (Series A): 1-year,
6.05%; 3-year, 9.63%; 5-year, 1.99%; and since inception (May 2005),
2.80%. Trimark Canadian Small Companies Fund (Series A): 1-year, 3.69%;
3-year, 23.55%; 5-year, 2.76%; 10-year, 7.56% and since inception (May
1998), 9.81%. Trimark Diversified Yield Class (Series P): 1-year,
2.06%; 3-year, 13.36%; 5-year, 3.95%; and since inception (June 2006),
2.32%. Trimark Global Small Companies Class (Series A): 1-year, 9.05%;
3-year, 24.94%; and since inception (June 2007), -1.70%.
Lipper disclaimer: Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure
the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy
is not guaranteed by Lipper. Users acknowledge that they have not
relied upon any warranty, condition, guarantee, or representation made
by Lipper. Any use of the data for analyzing, managing, or trading
financial instruments is at the user's own risk. This is not an offer
to buy or sell securities. Some funds may be excluded from award
contention if, in the opinion of Lipper's Research staff, the portfolio
no longer meets Lipper's classification requirements or has undergone
too many classification changes or changed classifications recently.
The calculation periods end at October 31, 2011.
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