Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Winners -- Austria

Thomson Reuters Announces Lipper Fund Awards 2013 Winners -- Austria 
VIENNA, AUSTRIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 --   Thomson Reuters, the
world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and
professionals, today announced the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards
2013 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: 


 
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Winner                              Group Award                       
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Franklin Templeton Investments      Best Fund Group Overall - Large   
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Kepler                              Best Fund Group Overall - Small   
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First State                         Best Equity Fund Group - Large    
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Wells Fargo                         Best Equity Fund Group - Small    
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Russell Investments                 Best Bond Fund Group - Large      
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Fisch Asset Management              Best Bond Fund Group - Small      
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Pictet                              Best Mixed Assets Group - Large   
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Julius Baer                         Best Mixed Assets Group - Small   
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"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 L
ipper 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
 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. 
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.  
Press release PDF : http://hugin.info/142273/R/1679448/548445.pdf  
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Head of PR for Financial Services Content
Thomson Reuters
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Thomson Reuters 
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