Dynamic Funds

Dynamic Funds
Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.

Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.

November 30, 2007 12:16 ET

Dynamic Funds™ Wins Big at Canadian Investment Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 30, 2007) - Dynamic Funds™, a division of Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. ("Dynamic"), was a big winner at the 2007 Canadian Investment Awards (C.I.A.) taking home the top honour of Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year. Dynamic also won two fund category awards.

The selection process for the Advisors' Choice award included a closed survey of Canadian advisors, which rated companies based on quality and range of products, performance, MERs, service, education, community investment and management skills.

"There is no greater honour than to be recognized for our integrity and investment excellence directly by our clients," said David Goodman, President and Chief Executive Officer of DundeeWealth. "We are committed to providing advisors with exceptional products and services to help them meet the evolving needs of investors looking to build and protect their wealth. The Advisor's Choice award demonstrates that our client-centric approach is delivering on this commitment."

The Dynamic Funds "Power" team won two Fund of the Year awards for outstanding performance:

- Dynamic Power Hedge Fund, managed by Rohit Sehgal, won Opportunistic Strategy Hedge Fund of the Year

- Dynamic Power American Growth Fund, managed by Noah Blackstein, won U.S. Equity Fund of the Year

Three additional Dynamic Funds products were recognized with nominations:

- Dynamic Global Value Fund, managed by Chuk Wong, was nominated in the Global Equity category

- Dynamic High Yield Bond Fund, managed by Barry Allan and Greg Foss of Marret Asset Management, was nominated in the High Yield Fixed Income category

- Dynamic Far East Value, Managed by Chuk Wong, was nominated in the Asian Equity category

Dynamic Funds' advisor website (advisor.dynamic.ca) also earned a finalist ranking in a new category, Advisor Education. "Insights", the education zone of the website, provides access to webinars, practice management tips and tax and estate strategies. Advisor.dynamic.ca was also named best advisor website in Canada for 2007 by Dalbar Canada Inc.

The awards granted to Dynamic Funds by the C.I.A. build on a series of performance achievements in 2007 including best Equity Fund Family at the Lipper Fund Awards. Dynamic Funds, which recently celebrated its 50 year anniversary, has maintained its position throughout the year as lead Morningstar fund family by offering the most distinct mandates earning Morningstar's 5-star rating for 14 consecutive months.

Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. is a leading Canadian asset management company tracing its roots back 50 years, with more than $26 billion in assets under management. Goodman offers a wide range of wealth management solutions through registered financial advisors. These include the mutual funds, hedge funds and closed-end investment trusts of Dynamic Funds™, the portfolio solutions of the Marquis Investment Program, the flow-through limited partnerships of CMP™ and Canada Dominion Resources and the high-net investment counsel of Goodman Private Wealth Management. Goodman & Company is a subsidiary of DundeeWealth Inc. (TSX:DW).

Contact Information

  • Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.
    Customer Relations Centre
    Website: www.dynamic.ca
    Media Relations
    Myra Reisler
    (416) 342-1829