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April 13, 2017

Thomson Reuters Lipper Announces Nordic Fund Awards 2017 Winners

by Claire Cheape.

Lipper announces the winners of the Nordic Awards 2017. These highly-respected awards honor funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers – the merit of the winners is based on an entirely objective, quantitative approach.

Fidelity and Aktia collected the top group awards for overall fund group.


The full list of Group Award winners follows below:

Winner Group Award
Fidelity Best Fund Group Overall – Large
Aktia Best Fund Group Overall – Small
First State Best Equity Fund Group – Large
ValueInvest Best Equity Fund Group – Small
BlackRock Best Bond Group – Large
T Rowe Price Best Bond Group – Small
Pioneer Investments Best Mixed Asset Group – Large
LahiTapiola Best Mixed Asset Group – Small


“We at Lipper would like to congratulate all of the 2017 award winners for successfully navigating the unexpected twists and turns of the 2016 capital markets.  Once again we are proud to recognize the outstanding skill and expertise put forth by these managers to deliver outperformance for their shareholders,” said Robert Jenkins, global head of Research at Lipper.

“All the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards deserve to be congratulated for delivering consistently good risk-adjusted performance, relative to their peers. The influential and prestigious Lipper Awards are based on regularly superior performance by investment fund managers and groups. We are proud that our measurement of such an achievement enables us to grant these awards with authoritative recognition and emphasis on consistency,” said Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Lipper.

Please click here to see the full list of winners.  Individual classifications of three-, five-, and ten-year periods, as well as fund families with high average scores for the three-year period are also recognized.  The awards are based on Lipper’s proven proprietary methodology, which can be viewed here.

Lipper data covers more than 306,000 share classes and over 128,000 funds in 63 markets. The free Lipper Leader ratings are available for mutual funds registered for sale in over 42 countries.

About the Lipper Fund Awards

For more than three decades and in over 20 countries worldwide, the Lipper Fund Awards have honoured funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. For more information, please contact or visit

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Lipper Fund Awards designations do not constitute and are not intended to constitute investment advice or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security of any entity in any jurisdiction. As a result, investors should not make an investment decision on the basis of this information. Lipper Fund Awards designations are for informational purposes only. Lipper is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information obtained from Lipper. In addition, Lipper will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from information obtained from Lipper or any of its affiliates. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance and investors should remember that past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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