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Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Winners - Canada

Three Fund Management Companies Share the Four Group Awards

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards 2013 for Canada. 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 Toronto, Canada. Phillips, Hager & North collected the top group awards for overall and bond fund group. RBC Global Asset Management and Fidelity Investments Canada both won four individual awards in total, while TD Asset Management won three awards. The full list of group award winners includes:

Winner                             Group Award
Phillips, Hager & North            Best Fund Group Overall
Mawer Investment Management        Best Equity Fund Group
Phillips, Hager & North            Best Bond Fund Group
ATB Investment Management          Best 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 - overcoming the significant hurdles and gyrations of today's investment markets," said Robert Jenkins, global head of Lipper Research at Thomson Reuters.

"Winners of the Lipper Fund Awards deserve to be congratulated for delivering consistently good risk-adjusted returns relative to their peers over a very eventful three-, five-, or ten-year period," said Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Lipper Americas Research. "Despite challenging market conditions, excellent managers and analysts should be honored by the industry and we are proud that our methods recognize quality performance objectively and with an emphasis on consistency."

In addition to the group awards, trophies were presented to 33 individual fund award winners. Details of all winners can be found on the Awards 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 [email protected] 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

About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs approximately 60,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, go to http://thomsonreuters.com.

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