Norrep Income Growth Class

Norrep Income Growth Class
Hesperian Capital Management Ltd.

Hesperian Capital Management Ltd.

November 06, 2014 11:33 ET

Norrep Income Growth Class Wins Lipper Award For Best Canadian Equity Balanced Fund Over 3 Years

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 6, 2014) - Hesperian Capital Management Ltd. ("Hesperian"), manager of Norrep Investments, is pleased to announce that the Norrep Income Growth Class B Series (the "Fund") was presented with the award for the best Canadian Equity Balanced Fund over a 3 year period at the Lipper Fund Awards gala on November 5, 2014. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional risk-adjusted performance throughout the professional investment community.

The win follows the team's receipt of the same award in 2013 for the MF Series of the fund.

"This win underscores Hesperian's relentless commitment to our clients. Our proven and repeatable value investment methodology continues to drive industry leading investment performance," commented Craig Millar, Chief Investment Officer at Hesperian. "We are extremely proud to be once again recognized by Lipper".

"This Fund delivers an excellent combination of value and growth while retaining upside participation in equity markets. This dual focus has provided our clients with investment returns above the meaningful yield," noted Alex Sasso, Hesperian's Chief Executive Officer and lead manager of the Norrep Income Growth fund.

This Lipper award is the most recent of a number of industry awards received by Hesperian and Norrep Investments. The company is uniquely research driven, focusing significant resources on markets and businesses that exhibit inefficiencies that can be turned into investing opportunities.

Hesperian Capital Management Ltd. is a Canadian investment management firm with offices in Calgary and Toronto. Please visit www.hesperiancapital.com for more details about Hesperian and Norrep Investments.

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