Sentry Investments Inc.



Sentry Investments Inc.

November 29, 2012 16:49 ET

Sentry Canadian Income Fund Wins Morningstar Canadian Investment Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2012) - Sentry Investments is pleased to announce that Sentry Canadian Income Fund was honoured at the 18th edition of the Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards. These awards are one of the investment industry's premier investment awards programs, recognizing the year's most exceptional funds and fund managers.

Sentry Canadian Income Fund, managed by Michael Simpson, was selected as Best Canadian Dividend & Equity Income Fund. The fund, which celebrated its 10-year anniversary earlier this year, is a 5-star Morningstar-rated fund1.The fund is also a top-quartile performer in its category in both absolute and risk-adjusted terms over one, three, five and ten years, and since its inception in February 20022.

"This award underscores the success of our disciplined investment approach, and our goal of providing Canadian investors with superior risk-adjusted returns. Sentry Canadian Income Fund is our flagship fund and an excellent example of the results of our disciplined approach," said Mr. Simpson.

"We're extremely honoured to be recognized by Morningstar," said Dennis Mitchell, Chief Investment Officer, Sentry Investments. "I'm particularly pleased to see Michael, who has managed the Fund since inception, honoured by the industry for his outstanding work."

The award comes on the heels of other major industry awards that Sentry has won, including back-to-back Lipper Fund Awards3 for Best Equity Funds Group in 2011 and 2012, and four consecutive Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Awards from 2009 to 2012.

Sentry Investments

Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with over $8 billion in assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. Sentry Investments offers a diverse range of investment products, including mutual funds and flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry Investments was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Funds Group at the 2011 and 2012 Lipper Fund Awards, and is one of only three firms to receive four consecutive Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Awards (2009 to 2012).

1 As at October 31, 2012

2 Fund inception date: February 15, 2002

3 Lipper 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.

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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
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