13 July 2016
Eight Elite Rated funds honoured at the Royal Albert Hall
No fewer than eight Elite Rated funds were named best in their sector in the Fund Manager of the Year Awards at the Royal Albert Hall last week.
The event, sponsored by specialist publication Investment Week, was the 21st annual awards of its type. Fund managers for each of the funds listed below won their category:
Henderson UK Absolute Return won best absolute return fund
Hermes Asia ex-Japan Equity won best Asia fund
Jupiter European won best European equity fund
Kames Investment Grade Bond won best sterling corporate bond fund
Jupiter Strategic Bond won best sterling strategic bond fund
Premier Multi-Asset Growth & Income won best multi-asset balanced fund
Premier Multi-Asset Monthly Income won best multi-asset income fund
Evenlode Income won best UK Income fund
In addition to two individual fund awards, Premier Asset Management won 'Specialist' group of the year. The company has four Elite Rated funds in total. The judges praised the company's “incredibly impressive” returns generated for investors in a tough environment. Fidelity International, which has three Elite Rated Funds, won best Global Group.