Mirae Asset Funds Win 2015 Lipper Fund Awards
Named �Best-in-Class� by Lipper for Three-Years Performance
(10 April 2015, LONDON) Mirae Asset Global Investments Group (�Mirae Asset�), the Asia based emerging market equity specialist, today announced that its Mirae Asset Asia Pacific Equity Fund Class A USD (�Asia Pacific Fund�), Mirae Asset Asia Great Consumer Equity Fund Class A USD (�AGC Fund�) and Mirae Asset Asia Fund Class I (�Asia Fund�) received 2015 Lipper Fund Awards in Hong Kong, Taiwan and United States respectively.
The Asia Pacific Fund and the AGC Fund received awards for best fund in the category �Equity Asia Pacific Ex-Japan Over 3 Years�, and the Asia Fund is a top performer in the category �Pacific Ex-Japan Funds Over 3 Years�. The Lipper Fund Awards program honors funds and fund management firms that have excelled in consistently delivering strong-risk adjusted performance, relative to their peers.1
�Winning the Lipper Fund Awards reflects the deep understanding of local Asian market dynamics that we believe differentiates Mirae Asset from our peers,� said Rahul Chadha, Portfolio Manager of the Asia Pacific Fund and the Asia Fund. �Our investment process and regional expertise are what allow us to consistently perform across the wide range of market and economic conditions that exist throughout this dynamic region.�
The Asia Pacific Fund and the Asia Fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing in equity securities deemed by Mirae Asset to be �Sector Leaders�. Mirae Asset applies extensive bottom-up research to identify companies which can maintain or achieve a dominant position within their market. Relying on a widespread investment management team based throughout Asia, Mirae Asset looks for companies that may have an existing advantage such as market share, barriers to entry, and brand recognition as well as uncovering early winners in industries where entrepreneurship can produce long-term global competitiveness.
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About Mirae Asset Global Investments Group
Since 1997, Mirae Asset Global Investments Group (�Mirae Asset�) has become one of Asia's largest independent asset managers and the world�s largest active investors in emerging market equities2. Globally, Mirae Asset has in excess of US$69 billion of assets under management (as of 28 Feburary 2015) across a diversified platform to offer market-leading investment services and solutions in traditional equity and fixed income products, exchange traded funds and alternative strategies, such as real estate, private equity and hedge funds.
Headquartered in Korea, Mirae Asset has a presence in 12 countries worldwide, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam. Mirae Asset includes over 120 investment professionals dedicated to asset management in Asia and other emerging markets. http://investments.miraeasset.com.hk3
1 Lipper designates award-winning funds in most individual classifications for the three-, five- and ten-year periods and fund families with high average scores for the three year time periods.
2 Source: One of the largest investors in emerging market equities amongst 79 asset management firms surveyed by Investment & Pensions Europe (�IPE Survey: Managers of Emerging Market & Frontier Equities,� 31 January 2014).
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