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Investors Group recognized for sixth consecutive year at Lipper® Awards

Winnipeg – February 14, 2012: For the sixth consecutive year, Investors Group has been recognized for industry-leading fund performance at the prestigious Lipper® Fund Awards ceremony.

Two Investors Group funds were named top-performers, on a risk-adjusted basis, during the annual awards ceremony, as follows:

  • Investors European Mid-Cap Equity Class Series C – best ten year, risk-adjusted performance within the European Equity classification
  • Investors International Small Cap Class Series A – best three year, risk-adjusted performance within the International Equity classification

Each year Lipper® recognizes funds that lead the way in delivering strong, risk-adjusted performance. In Canada, Lipper® recognizes the most successful funds for their performance over one, three, five, and 10-year periods.

Lipper® tracks 125,000 funds worldwide. The Lipper® Fund Awards recognize funds that have delivered consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. Strong risk-adjusted performance is desirable because it is an indication of consistent, stable returns.

Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of approximately 4,600 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada’s premier financial services companies with $122 billion in total assets under management as of January 31, 2012.