TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2011) - Sentry Investments ("Sentry") announces that, effective immediately, Mason Granger, Portfolio Manager, has taken over as sole lead portfolio manager responsible for Sentry Energy Growth and Income Fund, and the oil and gas investments in Sentry Canadian Resource Class, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (10) Limited Partnership and NCE Diversified Flow-Through (11) Limited Partnership.
Mr. Granger joined Sentry in 2008 and was the recipient of a 2011 Brendan Wood International TopGun Portfolio Manager Award given by the sell-side analyst community to those with the best grasp of the industries in which they invest and the most influence in the Canadian market. Sentry Canadian Resource Class was the winner of a 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for best fund over one year in the natural resources equity category.
As a member of the Sentry Resources Team, Mr. Granger will continue to benefit from the experienced leadership and guidance of Kevin MacLean, Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager. In the words of Mr. MacLean, "Mason has demonstrated exceptional skills in identifying energy opportunities and positioning our oil and gas portfolios during recent market volatility." Mr. MacLean heads the Sentry Resources Team; he is a three-time Brendan Wood International TopGun Portfolio Manager (2011, 2010 and 2009), winner of a 2011 Brendan Wood International TopGun Investment Mind Award, given to the best of the best worldwide, and a recipient of seven Canadian Lipper Fund Awards. Mr. Granger is supported by Swanzy Quarshie, Associate Portfolio Manager, who focuses on the research and analysis of oil and gas companies.
The company also announces the departure of Laura Lau, Senior Portfolio Manager, who had been co-managing Sentry's oil and gas portfolios alongside Mr. Granger.
Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with approximately $6.5 billion in assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. We offer a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds, hedge funds, flow-through limited partnerships and other alternative investment products.
Sentry Investments was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Fund Family at the Lipper Fund Awards 2011 and was one of only five companies in 2011 to receive the prestigious Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Award.
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