The Lipper Fund Awards have presented this year's fund awards. Evli Fund Management Company was chosen as the best Nordic fund house in the category Small Fund Companies. In addition, Evli's funds again achieved the top spot both at the European level and in major European countries.
The Evli Emerging Frontier fund won first place in the emerging markets category at the European level, as well as in the Nordic countries and France. The Evli Target Maturity Nordic Bond 2023 fund, managed by Jani Kurppa and Juhamatti Pukka, was also awarded in Europe and Germany. The award for the best Nordic equity fund (small and medium-sized companies) went to the Evli Finnish Small Cap fund managed by Janne Kujala.
"We are delighted to be given the prestigious Lipper awards in an exceptional and challenging market environment. Winning the awards not only in the Nordic countries but also in the highly competitive European fund markets is a testament to the international competitiveness of our funds and the expertise and consistent work of our portfolio managers", says Kim Pessala, CEO of Evli Fund Management Company.
These awards are a continuation of the recognition granted to the Evli funds. Morningstar, a fund research house, selected Evli Fund Management Company as the best fund house in Finland in its annual Morningstar Awards (link).
"Evli’s success is measured by the success of its clients. As an active fund manager, we strive to deliver long-term value for our clients and to develop our funds for the long term in a rapidly changing world. We always put our clients first and treat their assets as carefully as if they were our own", states Pessala.
Evli's funds were awarded the top spot by region as follows:
Lipper Fund Awards France
• Evli Emerging Frontier (3 and 5 year return)
Lipper Fund Awards Germany
• Evli Target Maturity Nordic Bond 2023 (3 year return)
Leading fund house in Europe
Lipper is a leading international provider of fund analysis and comparisons. It presents annual awards to showcase funds and fund companies that have achieved more consistent risk-adjusted returns than their peers over three, five and 10 years.
For more information:
Kim Pessala, CEO, Evli Fund Management Company Ltd, tel: +358 9 4766 9141, email@example.com