TIAA-CREF and Delaware Management Company Win Top Group Awards
NEW YORK, March 15, 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 US. 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.
TIAA-CREF and Delaware Management Company collected the top Group Awards. The full list of Group Award winners include:
| Winner || Group Award |
| TIAA-CREF || Best Large Group Overall |
| Delaware Management Company || Best Small Group Overall |
| PIMCO || Best Large Equity Group |
| Causeway Capital Management, LLC || Best Small Equity Group |
| OppenheimerFunds, Inc. || Best Large Bond Group |
| Commerce Investment Advisers, Inc. || Best Small Bond Group |
| Principal Management Corporation || Best Large Mixed Assets Group |
| MassMutual Retirement Services || Best Small Mixed Assets Group |
"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 and 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 US fund award winners," said Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Americas Research at Lipper. "The awards process is very exacting and it's not easy to win a Lipper Fund Award as funds are subjected to a strict methodology to distinguish the leaders from their industry peers."
In addition to the group awards, trophies were presented to 37 individual funds. Details of all winners can be found on the Awards:
http://excellence.thomsonreuters.com/award/lipper website and the Lipper Fund Awards' 2013 methodology can be viewed here:
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About the Lipper Fund Awards
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Notes to Editors
1. Lipper designates award-winning funds in most individual classifications for the three, five and ten-year periods and fund families with high average scores for the three-year time period. The top three-year classification winners and fund family winners receive trophies at the ceremonies. A detailed Fund Awards methodology can be found here:
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