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Prix TopGun de Brendan Wood International : Sentry Investissements à l’honneur
2012-08-14

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 14 août 2012) - Sentry Investissements («Sentry») est heureuse d'annoncer qu'elle a été l'une des sept sociétés à recevoir un prix d'équipe des sociétés de gestion TopGun 2012 de Brendan Wood International («BWI»), société mondiale de conseil et de recherche. Sentry a également mérité cet honneur en 2010 et 2011.

Qui plus est, BWI a couronné notre directeur des placements du prix chef d'équipe TopGun et quatre gestionnaires de Sentry à titre de gestionnaires TopGun d'actions canadiennes. Seulement 72 des quelque 482 gestionnaires évalués ont été retenus par le jury de sélection de BWI, composé de 700 analystes de courtage et professionnels de la vente. Cet honneur prestigieux est décerné aux gestionnaires qui se sont classés parmi les meilleurs en matière de compétence et de professionnalisme, selon le jury de sélection.

«Recevoir le prix d'équipe de Brendan Wood pour une troisième année consécutive est un très grand honneur. Cela témoigne de la qualité et du talent de l'équipe de gestion des placements que nous avons bâtie à Sentry», affirme Dennis Mitchell, directeur des placements. «Nous sommes surtout fiers de voir de nouveaux gestionnaires de portefeuille de Sentry figurer parmi la crème de la crème de l'industrie.»

Les gestionnaires suivants de Sentry ont reçu un prix TopGun individuel de BWI en 2012 :

Dennis Mitchell, MBA, CFA – Chef d'équipe TopGun 2012 (Canada)

Directeur des placements et gestionnaire de portefeuille principal

Dennis Mitchell a déjà mérité le prix TopGun en 2009, 2010 et 2011. Il compte plus de dix ans d'expérience au sein de l'industrie des services financiers et est une autorité dans le secteur des placements immobiliers au Canada. Au service de Sentry depuis 2005, M. Mitchell dirige l'équipe de gestionnaires de l'immobilier et des infrastructures.

Fonds gérés : Fonds de placement immobilier Sentry, Fonds d'infrastructures Sentry

Kevin MacLean, ing., CFA – Gestionnaire TopGun 2012, niveau platine (Canada)

Vice-président et gestionnaire de portefeuille principal

Kevin MacLean, qui compte plus de 30 ans d'expérience en analyse fondamentale et en gestion de portefeuille, remporte ainsi un prix TopGun pour la quatrième année consécutive. Il dirige l'équipe des placements dans les titres miniers et des ressources naturelles et gère le Fonds de croissance de métaux précieux Sentry, récipiendaire de neuf prix Lipper Canada et du prix du meilleur fonds de sa catégorie au Gala canadien du placement Morningstar 2010.

Fonds gérés/cogérés : Fonds de croissance de métaux précieux Sentry, Catégorie de croissance de métaux précieux Sentry, Catégorie de ressources canadiennes Sentry, Fiducie des métaux précieux et des mines, Société des métaux primaires Sentry Select, Société en commandite accréditive diversifiée NCE (11), Société en commandite accréditive diversifiée NCE (12)

Mason Granger, ing., MBA, CFA – Gestionnaire TopGun 2012 (Canada)

Gestionnaire de portefeuille

Au service de Sentry depuis 2008, Mason Granger se voit décerner ce prix pour la deuxième année consécutive. Il se spécialise dans les titres de sociétés énergétiques canadiennes ouvertes et fermées, en ciblant plus particulièrement les sociétés à petite capitalisation. Il est cogestionnaire de la Catégorie de ressources canadiennes Sentry, qui a remporté un prix Lipper Canada 2011..

Fonds gérés/cogérés : Fonds de croissance et de revenu énergétique Sentry, Catégorie de ressources canadiennes Sentry, Société en commandite accréditive diversifiée NCE (11), Société en commandite accréditive diversifiée NCE (12)

Michael Missaghie MBA, CFA – Gestionnaire TopGun 2012 (Canada)

Gestionnaire de portefeuille

Michael Missaghie est entré au service de Sentry en 2008. Il est membre de l'équipe de gestionnaires de l'immobilier et des infrastructures et se spécialise en recherche et en analyse des titres immobiliers mondiaux. Il compte plus de six ans d'expérience dans l'industrie des services financiers.

Fonds cogérés : Fonds de placement immobilier Sentry

Ashley Kennedy CFA – Gestionnaire TopGun 2012 (Canada)

Gestionnaire de portefeuille adjoint

Ashley Kennedy est entré au service de Sentry en 2011. Il est membre de l'équipe de gestion du Fonds diversifié à rendement total Sentry, gagnant d'un prix Lipper Canada 2011 pour le meilleur rendement ajusté au risque sur trois ans dans la catégorie des fonds d'actions en majorité canadiennes. À l'heure actuelle, il consacre la majeure partie de son temps à la recherche et à l'analyse des titres de participation et titres assimilables à des titres de participation nord-américains. Il compte plus de huit ans d'expérience dans l'industrie des services financiers.

Fonds cogérés : Fonds diversifié à rendement total Sentry, Catégorie diversifiée à rendement total Sentry

Sentry Investissements

Sentry Investissements est une société de gestion d'actifs canadienne qui gère plus de 7 milliards $ pour le compte d'investisseurs canadiens. Sentry propose une vaste gamme de produits de placement, y compris des fonds communs de placement et des sociétés en commandite accréditives. En plus d'avoir été l'une des sept sociétés canadiennes à recevoir en 2012 le prestigieux prix d'équipe des sociétés de gestion TopGun attribué par Brendan Wood International, et ce, pour une troisième année consécutive, Sentry a remporté le prix Lipper de la meilleure famille de fonds d'actions au Canada en 2011 et en 2012.1

Les fonds communs de placement peuvent être assortis de commissions, de commissions de suivi, de frais de gestion et d'autres dépenses. Veuillez lire le prospectus avant d'investir. Les fonds communs de placement ne sont pas garantis; leur valeur est appelée à fluctuer fréquemment et le rendement passé pourrait ou non se reproduire. Sentry Investissements et le logo Sentry sont des marques de commerce de Sentry Select Société financière.

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Sentry Investments Inc.
Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street, Suite 4100
P.O. Box 108
Toronto, ON M5L 1E2
Tel: 416-364-9297
Fax: 416-364-1197

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 14, 2012) - Sentry Investments ("Sentry") is pleased to announce that it was one of only seven firms to receive a 2012 TopGun Asset Management Team Award from Brendan Wood International ("BWI"), a worldwide intelligence-based advisory firm. Sentry also received the honour in 2010 and 2011.

BWI also identified our Chief Investment Officer as a TopGun Team Leader and four of our managers as TopGun Investment Minds in Canadian equities. Only 72 portfolio managers were selected from over 482 individuals nominated by BWI's panel comprised of 700 of the leading sell-side analysts and sales professionals. These prestigious awards reflect those "who on a competitive basis ranked highest for investment wisdom and professionalism according to the panel."

"Being acknowledged by Brendan Wood for the third consecutive year is a tremendous honour. It underscores the quality and expertise of the investment management team we have built at Sentry," said Dennis Mitchell, Chief Investment Officer. "We are especially pleased to see new Sentry portfolio managers being recognized among the industry's best."

The following individuals were recognized by BWI in 2012:

Dennis Mitchell, MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Team Leader

Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager

Dennis was previously honoured as a TopGun Investment Mind in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has over a decade of experience in the financial services industry, and is recognized as one of Canada's leading authorities in real estate investing. He joined Sentry in 2005, and heads the real estate and infrastructure team.

Funds managed: Sentry REIT Fund, Sentry Infrastructure Fund

Kevin MacLean, P.Eng., CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind (Platinum)

Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Kevin is a four-time TopGun Investment Mind winner, having also won in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has more than 30 years experience in fundamental analysis and portfolio management. He heads the mining and natural resource team, including Sentry Precious Metals Growth Fund, winner of nine Canadian Lipper Fund Awards and a 2010 Morningstar Canadian Investment Award.

Funds managed/co-managed: Sentry Precious Metals Growth Fund, Sentry Precious Metals Growth Class, Sentry Canadian Resource Class, Precious Metals and Mining Trust, Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp., NCE Diversified Flow-Through (11) Limited Partnership, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (12) Limited Partnership

Mason Granger P.Eng., MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Portfolio Manager

Mason is a two-time TopGun Investment Mind winner, having also won in 2011. He has been with Sentry since 2008. He specializes in public and private Canadian energy equities, with an emphasis on small caps. Mason is a co-manager of Sentry Canadian Resource Class, winner of a 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award.

Funds managed/co-managed: Sentry Energy Growth and Income Fund, Sentry Canadian Resource Class, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (11) Limited Partnership, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (12) Limited Partnership

Michael Missaghie MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Portfolio Manager

Michael joined Sentry in 2008. He is a member of the real estate and infrastructure management team where he is focused on the research and analysis of global real estate securities. He has more than six years of experience in the financial industry.

Fund co-managed: Sentry REIT Fund

Ashley Kennedy CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Associate Portfolio Manager

Ashley joined Sentry in 2011. He is a member of the management team for Sentry Diversified Total Return Fund, winner of the 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for best risk-adjusted returns over three years in the Canadian focused equity category. He is currently focused on the research and analysis of North American equity and equity-related securities. Ashley has more than eight years experience in the financial industry.

Fund co-managed: Sentry Diversified Total Return Fund, Sentry Diversified Total Return Class

Sentry Investments

Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with over $7 billion in assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. Sentry offers a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds and flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Funds Group at the 2011 and 2012 Lipper Fund Awards1, and was one of only seven companies in 2012 to receive the Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Award, having also received the honour in 2010 and 2011.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Sentry Investments and the Sentry logo are trademarks of Sentry Select Capital Corp.

1Lipper and Lipper corporate marks are proprietary trademarks of Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company. © 2012 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Lipper content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Thomson Reuters.

Sentry Investments Inc.
Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street, Suite 4100
P.O. Box 108
Toronto, ON M5L 1E2
Tel: 416-364-9297
Fax: 416-364-1197

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 14, 2012) - Sentry Investments ("Sentry") is pleased to announce that it was one of only seven firms to receive a 2012 TopGun Asset Management Team Award from Brendan Wood International ("BWI"), a worldwide intelligence-based advisory firm. Sentry also received the honour in 2010 and 2011.

BWI also identified our Chief Investment Officer as a TopGun Team Leader and four of our managers as TopGun Investment Minds in Canadian equities. Only 72 portfolio managers were selected from over 482 individuals nominated by BWI's panel comprised of 700 of the leading sell-side analysts and sales professionals. These prestigious awards reflect those "who on a competitive basis ranked highest for investment wisdom and professionalism according to the panel."

"Being acknowledged by Brendan Wood for the third consecutive year is a tremendous honour. It underscores the quality and expertise of the investment management team we have built at Sentry," said Dennis Mitchell, Chief Investment Officer. "We are especially pleased to see new Sentry portfolio managers being recognized among the industry's best."

The following individuals were recognized by BWI in 2012:

Dennis Mitchell, MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Team Leader

Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager

Dennis was previously honoured as a TopGun Investment Mind in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has over a decade of experience in the financial services industry, and is recognized as one of Canada's leading authorities in real estate investing. He joined Sentry in 2005, and heads the real estate and infrastructure team.

Funds managed: Sentry REIT Fund, Sentry Infrastructure Fund

Kevin MacLean, P.Eng., CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind (Platinum)

Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Kevin is a four-time TopGun Investment Mind winner, having also won in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has more than 30 years experience in fundamental analysis and portfolio management. He heads the mining and natural resource team, including Sentry Precious Metals Growth Fund, winner of nine Canadian Lipper Fund Awards and a 2010 Morningstar Canadian Investment Award.

Funds managed/co-managed: Sentry Precious Metals Growth Fund, Sentry Precious Metals Growth Class, Sentry Canadian Resource Class, Precious Metals and Mining Trust, Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp., NCE Diversified Flow-Through (11) Limited Partnership, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (12) Limited Partnership

Mason Granger P.Eng., MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Portfolio Manager

Mason is a two-time TopGun Investment Mind winner, having also won in 2011. He has been with Sentry since 2008. He specializes in public and private Canadian energy equities, with an emphasis on small caps. Mason is a co-manager of Sentry Canadian Resource Class, winner of a 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award.

Funds managed/co-managed: Sentry Energy Growth and Income Fund, Sentry Canadian Resource Class, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (11) Limited Partnership, NCE Diversified Flow-Through (12) Limited Partnership

Michael Missaghie MBA, CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Portfolio Manager

Michael joined Sentry in 2008. He is a member of the real estate and infrastructure management team where he is focused on the research and analysis of global real estate securities. He has more than six years of experience in the financial industry.

Fund co-managed: Sentry REIT Fund

Ashley Kennedy CFA - 2012 Canadian TopGun Investment Mind

Associate Portfolio Manager

Ashley joined Sentry in 2011. He is a member of the management team for Sentry Diversified Total Return Fund, winner of the 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for best risk-adjusted returns over three years in the Canadian focused equity category. He is currently focused on the research and analysis of North American equity and equity-related securities. Ashley has more than eight years experience in the financial industry.

Fund co-managed: Sentry Diversified Total Return Fund, Sentry Diversified Total Return Class

Sentry Investments

Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with over $7 billion in assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. Sentry offers a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds and flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Funds Group at the 2011 and 2012 Lipper Fund Awards1, and was one of only seven companies in 2012 to receive the Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Award, having also received the honour in 2010 and 2011.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Sentry Investments and the Sentry logo are trademarks of Sentry Select Capital Corp.

1Lipper and Lipper corporate marks are proprietary trademarks of Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company. © 2012 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Lipper content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Thomson Reuters.

Sentry Investments Inc.
Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street, Suite 4100
P.O. Box 108
Toronto, ON M5L 1E2
Tel: 416-364-9297
Fax: 416-364-1197

Les documents (y compris les communiqués de presse) se rapportant aux divers fonds d'investissement pour lesquels Sentry agit à titre de gestionnaire ou de conseiller ne sont fournis qu'à titre informatif. Ces documents ne peuvent être considérés comme étant exhaustifs ou exempts d'erreur sans un examen approfondi de la totalité des documents se rapportant à un fonds d'investissement en particulier disponibles sur SEDAR (www.sedar.com).