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 year.
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 to investment.
"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 (+4.65%).*
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.
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