TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), the
manager of TD Mutual Funds, was recognized at the 18th annual Morningstar® Canadian Investment Awards™ held in Toronto last
night. The TD Canadian Core Plus Bond Fund was named Canadian Fixed
Income Fund of the year. This is the seventh time that a TD Fund has
won for Canadian Fixed Income Fund of the year.
"Winning this award, once again, in one of Canada's most popular fund
categories, is a testament to the long-term investment excellence that
we deliver to investors," said Sandra Cimoroni, President, TD Mutual
Funds. "It acknowledges the strength of our fixed income team and
highlights the outstanding investment results that stem from their
breadth of experience."
The TD Health Sciences Fund was also recognized as the top fund in its
category for the fourth consecutive year.
Several TD Mutual Funds were also named finalists in the following
TD Monthly Income Fund - was a finalist in the category for best
Canadian Balanced Fund.
TD U.S. Blue Chip Equity Fund - was a finalist in the category for best
U.S. Equity Fund.
TD U.S. Small-Cap Equity Fund - was finalist in the category for best
U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund.
TD Emerging Markets Fund - was a finalist in the Emerging Markets
"These recognitions also demonstrate the strength of our investment
approach which helps investors work confidently towards their financial
goals," added Cimoroni.
About TD Asset Management Inc.
Through TD Mutual Funds name, TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) provides a
diverse range of 70 mutual funds, 26 professionally managed portfolios
and 20 corporate class funds. TDAM manages retail mutual fund assets on
behalf of more than 1.7 million investors and TD Mutual Funds is one of
the most broadly diversified fund families in Canada. Funds are
available at TD Canada Trust branches (through TD Investment Services
Inc. representatives), TD Waterhouse Discount Brokerage, Financial
Planning and Private Investment Advice, as well as leading investment
dealers, independent brokers, advisors and financial planners. As of
August 31, 2012, TDAM was the fourth largest mutual fund company in
Canada, with $66.7 billion invested in TD Mutual Funds.
SOURCE: TD Asset Management Inc.