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Investments by the funds in CI Financial Corp. and other related companies and other conflict disclosures
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Morningstar Star Ratings
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Lipper Fund Awards and Morningstar Awards
The Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence awarded by Lipper, Inc. and highlight funds that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Ratings for Consistent Return, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120month periods. The highest 20% of funds in each category are named Lipper Leaders for Consistent Return and receive a score of 5, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2 and the lowest 20% are scored 1. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return in each category wins the Lipper Fund Award. Lipper Leader ratings change monthly. For more information, see www.lipperweb.com. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper.
Breakout Fund Manager of the Year award: The Morningstar Awards identify the year's most exceptional funds and fund managers for investors around the world. The Breakout Fund Manager of the Year award, introduced in 2015, recognizes up-and-coming managers worthy of investors' attention.
Morningstar Foreign Equity Manager of the Year Award: The Morningstar Awards identify the year's most exceptional funds and fund managers for investors around the world. The Morningstar Foreign Equity Manager of the Year Award recognizes fund managers’ skill in navigating the international markets.
The Brendan Wood TopGuns recognition is given to buy-side analysts through voting of sell-side professionals casting their ballots for the investors they personally believe to be the leaders of thought in the industry during the past year. TopGuns are those that garnered the upper decile of sell-side nominations. All TopGuns recognitions are subjective judgments and opinions, based on the experience of Brendan Wood and on information obtained by them from third parties on whose responses they have relied in good faith. There has been independent verification by Brendan Wood.
Investment Executive Mutual Fund Manager of the Year
Investment Executive (“IE”) selects the Mutual Fund Manager of the Year by ranking all funds with a 10-year performance record in a point-based scoring system. The funds are ranked based on annual returns, IE relative outperformance and quartile performance. Other criteria factored into the methodology include cumulative 10-year returns, management expense rations and correlation to the fund’s benchmark index.
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