Mawer Investment Management Ltd.

Mawer Investment Management Ltd.

December 03, 2009 13:29 ET

Mawer Investment Management Ltd.: 2009 Canadian Investment Awards

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2009) - The Mawer Canadian Balanced Retirement Savings Fund, the World Investment Fund, and the Canadian Balanced Pooled Fund received the top honours in their respective categories at the 2009 Canadian Investment Awards sponsored by Morningstar Canada Inc. held in Toronto on December 2nd.

The Mawer Canadian Balanced Retirement Savings Fund won the Gold in the category of Global Balanced Funds. The Fund invests in a mix of Canadian, US and International equities, and Canadian bonds.

The Mawer World Investment Fund won a Gold and a Silver in the category of International Equity Funds and International Equity Pooled Funds. The Fund invests in non-North American securities.

The Mawer Canadian Balanced Pooled Fund won Gold in the category of Global Balanced Pooled Funds. The Fund invests in a mix of Canadian, US and International equities, and Canadian bonds.

A Silver award was also awarded to the Mawer Canadian Equity Pooled Fund in the category of Canadian Equity Pooled Funds.

A Bronze award was awarded to the Mawer Canadian Diversified Investment Fund in the category of Global Balanced Pooled Funds Funds.

These awards are notable for a number of reasons.

- Mawer has won Canadian Investment Awards in Canadian mid-large cap equities, Canadian small cap equities, International equities, US equities, and Global balanced categories, demonstrating the Firm's expertise in managing multiple asset classes using the same in-house disciplined investment approach.

- This is the sixth award for the Mawer World Investment Fund in this category in the past eight years, winning in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2008. Also in 2007, Gerald Cooper-Key, who has been the lead manager for this fund since its inception in 1987, and co-manager with David Ragan since 2007, was awarded Manager of the Year.

- Mawer also manages many identical or similar mandates for Institutional investors, such as pension funds and not-for-profit & foundation organizations, for Private Clients, and for sub-advised investment funds and separately managed programs offered by broker-dealers across Canada.

Contact Information

  • Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
    Jamie Hyndman, CFA
    Director, Vice-President of Institutional Sales
    (403) 267-1974