TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2012) - Sentry Investments ("Sentry") is pleased to announce that it has won the Lipper1 Best Equity Funds Group Award for the second consecutive year. The Lipper Fund Awards program recognizes fund families with high average scores for all funds within a particular asset class or overall.
"Winning the 'Best Equity Funds Group Award' two years in a row is a great honour and validation of our disciplined investment philosophy. Providing better risk-adjusted returns is the goal of each of our portfolio management teams and core to their common investment process," said Sandy McIntyre, President and Chief Executive Officer.
From Sentry's award-winning equity fund family, two mutual funds also received individual recognition. They captured three 2012 Lipper Awards for delivering consistently strong risk- adjusted returns compared to their peers:
Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with approximately $7 billion in net assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. Sentry Investments offers 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 2011 and 2012 Lipper Fund Awards 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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