WINNIPEG, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Investors Group has been recognized for industry-leading fund performance at the prestigious Lipper® Fund Awards.
Two Investors Group funds were named top-performers, on a risk-adjusted basis, during the annual awards ceremony. The winners included:
- Investors European Mid-Cap Equity Class – best three and ten year, risk-adjusted performance within the European Equity classification
- Investors International Small Cap Class - best three and five year, risk-adjusted performance within the International Equity classification
"Congratulations to fund manager Martin Fahey for these awards that recognize funds and fund management firms for consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and ten-year performance relative to their peers," said Jeff Singer, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer at Investors Group.
Each year Lipper® recognizes funds that lead the way in delivering strong, risk-adjusted performance. In Canada, Lipper® recognizes the most successful funds for their performance over one, three, five, and 10-year periods.
Lipper® tracks 125,000 funds worldwide. The Lipper® Fund Awards recognize funds that have delivered consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. Strong risk-adjusted performance is desirable because it is an indication of consistent, strong returns.
Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of approximately 5,200 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with $131 billion in total assets under management as of September 30, 2015.
SOURCE Investors Group Inc.
For further information: Media Contact: Ron Arnst, Investors Group, (204) 956-3364, [email protected]