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Rogerscasey

September 14, 2010 09:01 ET

Rogerscasey Releases Investment Results of Buy Rated Managers

DARIEN, CT--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -  For 10 years ended on June 30, 2010, Rogerscasey's buy rated managers, as a group, outpaced their respective benchmarks by 132 basis points per year. The outperformance was even higher -- 195 basis points -- for the trailing 12 months. 

Mutual fund prospectuses and marketing materials always contain the following disclaimer: "Past performance does not guarantee future results." At Rogerscasey, that statement represents much more than just a disclaimer; it represents one of the core investment beliefs that drive the way the firm researches, evaluates and selects traditional investment managers for their clients. "Rogerscasey conducts bottom-up, primary fundamental research through the proprietary Manager Research & Ranking process referred to by the acronym MR2," said Alan Kosan, Managing Director of the Alpha Research Group at Rogerscasey. Through the proprietary database, Rogerscasey's research analysts rank investment managers into four distinct categories: buy, qualified, not qualified, and sell. Investment managers in whom research analysts have the highest conviction and confidence of future outperformance receive the buy rating.

Currently, Rogerscasey's proprietary traditional investment manager universe contains over 7,900 active institutional separate account and commingled funds. Broadly speaking, most of these institutional products are segregated into 12 U.S. equity, eight non-U.S. and global equity, and six U.S. and non-U.S. fixed income investment manager peer universes. Rogerscasey measures the investment results of buy rated managers at the individual peer universe level and averages the individual manager results from each one of the peer universes to arrive at an average for the total traditional investment manager universe. Roughly 300 investment products were buy rated for the 10-year period, and 360 investment products for the 12 months, ended on June 30, 2010.

About Rogerscasey

Rogerscasey is a global investment solutions firm servicing institutional and high-net-worth investors for over 40 years. With clients worldwide, the firm provides a full array of services ranging from investment advisory to implemented solutions, all supported by a deep commitment to a strategic manager research process. The Rogerscasey team of leading industry experts helps clients stay ahead of economic trends, delivering insight toward achieving maximum results. Learn more at www.rogerscasey.com.

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