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March 23, 2016

Thomson Reuters Lipper U.S. Fund Awards 2016 Winners Announced

NEW YORK Thomson Reuters today announced the winners of the Lipper US Fund Awards 2016. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrates exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community.

The Lipper Fund Award winners were honored on March 22, 2016, at a ceremony in New York City’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. TIAA Investments and Thrivent Mutual Funds collected this year’s top Group Awards. The full list of Group Award winners include:

Winners

Group Awards

TIAA Investments

Best Fund Group Overall – Large

Thrivent Mutual Funds

Best Fund Group Overall – Small

Oakmark Family of Funds

Best Equity Fund Group - Large

PRIMECAP Management Company

Best Equity Fund Group - Small

Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC

Best Fixed Income Group - Large

Guggenheim Investments

Best Fixed Income Group – Small

TIAA Investments

Best Mixed Asset Group – Large

Thrivent Mutual Funds

Best Mixed Asset Group - Small


“The Lipper Fund Awards winners have all exhibited a high level of skill and talent in navigating the ever complex and interconnected markets of today. We congratulate the 2016 Award winners for their demonstrated expertise and for delivering excellence to their collective fund shareholders,” said Robert Jenkins, Global Head of Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper.

“It’s my pleasure to recognize some of the very best of the mutual funds industry. I commend tonight’s winners, who all worked hard for years in order to reach this point. Their diligence to their craft and their commitment to shareholders is outstanding,” said Jeff Tjornehoj, Head of Americas Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper.

The Lipper Fund Awards recognizes funds and fund management firms for their consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and ten-year performance, relative to their peers, based on Lipper’s proprietary performance-based methodology. Six Group Awards, plus the coveted Overall Awards, are given to firms with superior performance across asset classes.

Lipper data covers more than 285,000 share classes and over 129,000 funds in 62 markets. It provides the free Lipper Leader ratings for mutual funds registered for sale in over 40 countries.

Please click here to see a full list of winners from the Lipper Fund Awards. The Lipper Fund Awards’ 2016 methodology can be viewed here. For further information, please contact Lipper as noted below.

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About the Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards
For more than three decades and in over 20 countries worldwide, the Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards have honoured funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. For more information, please contact me or visit http://lipperfundawards.com/Awards/UnitedStates.

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Notes to Editors
Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards designations do not constitute and are not intended to constitute investment advice or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security of any entity in any jurisdiction. As a result, investors should not make an investment decision on the basis of this information. Lipper Fund Awards designations are for informational purposes only. Lipper is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information obtained from Lipper. In addition, Lipper will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from information obtained from Lipper or any of its affiliates. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance and investors should remember that past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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