The Guernsey domiciled and regulated entity is investment
manager to the firm's fund range whose performance helped it
claim the 'Group Equity (small)' category within the
European, German and Austrian sets of awards from Lipper this
L. George Gutmans, Director of E.I. Sturdza Funds PLC, said:
"We are honoured to receive these awards from Lipper as
recognition for the strong risk-adjusted performance across our
fund range. The scoring process is very competitive, so these
awards acknowledge the success of the best of breed investment
manager selection process and a traditional yet innovative approach
"We provide alpha-generating investment managers with the
framework to independently and exclusively focus on managing
portfolios, whilst giving investors peace of mind by overlaying the
autonomous investment teams with rigorous risk management and
compliance oversight. Overall, E.I. Sturdza has a proven track
record of providing institutional and private clients with
attractive and valuable investment opportunities."
The Lipper Fund Awards recognise exceptional performance
throughout the global professional investment community.
These awards are based on three year historic risk-adjusted
returns, relative to peers, achieved by E.I. Sturdza's
qualifying funds for the period ending 31 December 2013.
They come from E.I. Sturdza Funds PLC which is an open-ended
umbrella investment company that is UCITS compliant and where the
top performing equity funds were the Nippon Growth (UCITS) Fund
(+53.99%), Strategic China Panda Fund (+31.46%), Strategic Europe
Value Fund (+28.36%) and the Strategic Emerging Europe Fund
These are single country or regional long-only strategies that
have a successful track record of investing in markets across the
developed and emerging world.
*Source: E.I. Sturdza Strategic Management Limited. 3 year
performance to year end 2013 shown in relation to the base currency
share class calculated on a single price basis with income
reinvested into the fund.
Note: Past performance is no indicative of current or future
returns, further the performance provided above does not take into
account commissions and costs incurred in relation to the issue or
redemption of shares.
Probably the most significant change from previous practice in Guernsey law under the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008, which came into effect on the 1 July 2008, was the consignment to history of the concept of capital maintenance, which was discarded in favour of a solvency model as the basis of a company’s ability to pay distributions and dividends.
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