Thomson Reuters Corporation : Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Winners - Austria

  Thomson Reuters Corporation : Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards
                            2013 Winners - Austria

AUSTRIA, February 20, 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 Austria. 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.

Franklin Templeton Investments and Kepler collected the top Group Awards. The
full list of Group Award winners include:

Winner                         Group Award
Franklin Templeton Investments Best Fund Group Overall - Large
Kepler                         Best Fund Group Overall - Small
First State                    Best Equity Fund Group - Large
Wells Fargo                    Best Equity Fund Group - Small
Russell Investments            Best Bond Fund Group - Large
Fisch Asset Management         Best Bond Fund Group - Small
Pictet                         Best Mixed Assets Group - Large
Julius Baer                    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 Austria 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 103 individual
funds. 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 markets.awards@thomsonreuters.com or visit
excellence.thomsonreuters.com


About Lipper
Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company,provides independent insight on global
collective investments including mutual funds, retirement funds, hedge funds,
fund fees and expenses to the asset management and media communities. Lipper
is the world's leading fund research and analysis organization, covering over
231,000 share classes and over 122,000 funds in 61 registered for sale (RFS)
universes. It provides the free Lipper Leader ratings for mutual funds
registered for sale in over 30 countries. Additional information is available
at www.lipperweb.com

About Thomson Reuters
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businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative
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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.

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 3-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. 

2. 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.

CONTACT

Clare Arber
Head of PR for Financial Services Content
Thomson Reuters
+44 20 7542 6256
clare.arber@thomsonreuters.com

Jake Hemingway
Thomson Reuters
+44 20 7542 5204
jake.hemingway@thomsonreuters.com

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