Lipper has just recognized Thornburg Investment Management as the Best Fixed Income Funds Manager in the large family category for performance over the three-year period ending November 30, 2011. Thornburg received the top honor out of 41 eligible firms. Thornburg also received best fixed-income family award for 2008.*
The Thornburg International Value Fund, Institutional class, led the 113-fund international large-cap growth category to take the 2012 Lipper Fund Award. The Thornburg Limited Term Municipal Fund, Institutional class, also captured top honors for the five- and 10-year periods among 30 and 23 short-intermediate municipal debt funds, respectively.
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Thornburg Investment Management ranked #1 out of 41 eligible firms in Lipper Inc.’s fixed income Large Company universe for the three-year period ended 11/30/11, based on risk-adjusted returns. Lipper’s Large Company universe is comprised of fund families with more than $40 billion in total net assets. Only fund families with at least five bond funds were eligible for the fixed income funds manager award. Asset Class Group Awards are given for the three-year period only. Lipper Classification Awards are granted annually to the fund in each Lipper classification that consistently delivered the strongest risk-adjusted performance (calculated with dividends reinvested). Fund Classification Awards are given for three-year, five-year, and ten-year periods. The funds did not win the awards for other time periods.
*Thornburg Investment Management ranked #1 out of 41 eligible firms in Lipper Inc.'s fixed income large firm universe for the three-year period ended 12/31/07, based on risk-adjusted returns. Thornburg was not the recipient of this award in the years between 2008 and 2012. For the 2008 award, Lipper’s large firm universe was comprised of fund families with more than $28 billion in total net assets. Only fund families with at least five bond funds were eligible. Risk-adjusted returns are calculated with dividends reinvested and without sales charges. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The individual funds may not have ranked number one in their categories.