Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Winners - Switzerland

Seven Fund Management Companies Share the Eight Group Awards

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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 6, 2013) - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Switzerland. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community.

The Lipper Awards were presented on February 5, 2013 at a ceremony in Zürich, Switzerland. Franklin Templeton Investments and Jyske Invest collected the top group awards for large and respective small groups. JP Morgan won three individual awards in total, with Allianz, Avadis, Aberdeen, Invesco, and PIMCO each winning two. The full list of group award winners includes:

Winner   Group Award
Franklin Templeton Investments   Best Fund Group Overall - Large
Jyske Invest   Best Fund Group Overall - Small
First State   Best Equity Fund Group - Large
Wells Fargo   Best Equity Fund Group - Small
PIMCO   Best Bond Fund Group - Large
Capital at Work   Best Bond Fund Group - Small
Franklin Templeton Investments   Best Mixed Assets Group - Large
Avadis   Best Mixed Assets Group - Small

"The Lipper Fund Awards celebrate success in the collective funds management industry by recognizing the practitioners who have parlayed their hard work and skill into impressive records of returns to their shareholders - overcoming the significant hurdles and gyrations of today's investment markets," said Robert Jenkins, global head of Lipper Research at Thomson Reuters. 

"Lipper congratulates all 2013 Switzerland award winners," said Detlef Glow, head of Lipper EMEA research. "The award process is very competitive and it's not easy to win a Lipper Fund Award, as funds are subjected to an exacting methodology to distinguish the leaders from their industry peers."

In addition to the group awards, trophies were presented to 35 individual fund awards. Details of all winners can be found here website and the Lipper Fund Awards' 2013 methodology can be viewed here. For further information, please contact Lipper as noted below:

About the Lipper Fund Awards
The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world's top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence also include the Extel Survey Awards, the StarMine Analyst Awards, and the StarMine Broker Rankings. For more information, please contact markets.awards@thomsonreuters.com or visit excellence.thomsonreuters.com

Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company, is a global leader in supplying mutual fund information, analytical tools, and commentary. Lipper's benchmarking and classifications are widely recognized as the industry standard by asset managers, fund companies and financial intermediaries. Our reliable fund data, fund awards designations and ratings information provide valued insight to advisors, media and individual investors. For more information, go to http://www.lipperweb.com/default.aspx

About Thomson Reuters
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