TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - IA Clarington Investments Inc. (IA Clarington)
today announced that two of its funds won top honours at the 2007 Canadian
Investment Awards, presented at a gala event in Toronto last night.
The IA Clarington Canadian Small Cap Fund, managed by QV Investors Inc.,
was the co-winner in the Canadian Small/Mid Cap Equity category, the other
being the Ethical Special Equity Fund, also managed by QV Investors. This
represents the third consecutive year the IA Clarington Canadian Small Cap
Fund has won this award.
In addition, the IA Clarington Global Small Cap Fund, managed by
Evergreen Investment Management Company, LLC, was named the top fund in the
Global Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund category.
"We're honoured that two of our funds have been recognized for excellence
by the Canadian investment community," said Eric Frape, Senior Vice President,
Product and Business Development, IA Clarington. "Both of these funds have
built impressive 10-year track records, and having them recognized as category
leaders is extremely satisfying. It reflects our commitment to provide
financial advisors and their clients with top products from leading money
About IA Clarington
IA Clarington Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Industrial Alliance
Insurance and Financial Services Inc., markets a wide range of investment
products, including mutual funds, segregated funds, principal protected notes
and closed end funds managed by leading portfolio managers. IA Clarington and
its subsidiaries managed approximately $8 billion in assets as at October 31,
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may
be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before
investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and
past performance may not be repeated.
For further information:
For further information: Eric Frape, Senior Vice President, Product and
Business Development, IA Clarington Investments Inc., (416) 585-8815,