Old Mutual Global Investors is pleased to announce that it was named Best InvestmentMoney facts logo Fund Provider at the 2014 Investment Life and Pensions Moneyfacts Awards, held in London on 25 September.

A number of financial advisers nominated Old Mutual Global Investors for this prestigious award, with the final decision reached by Moneyfacts following a rigorous research programme.

The accolade adds to Old Mutual Global Investor’s impressive award collection, including being named as Global Group of the Year at the 2014 Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards.

Julian Ide, Chief Executive at Old Mutual Global Investors comments: “We are delighted to have been named Investment Fund Provider of the Year at this year’s Investment Life and Pensions Moneyfacts Awards.  We’ve had an exciting year!  Our investment performance has remained strong with 78% of our core funds being above median and a remarkable 64% appearing in the top first quartile*. This investment performance has also helped our sales go from strength to strength.   It is great that the industry now recognises OMGI as being one of the UK's leading investment managers.”

*As at 31 August 2014. Core funds are those funds managed by Old Mutual Global Investors. Source OMGI Core Funds- performance weighted by AUM over 3 years to 31 August 2014.

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Notes for Editors:

Old Mutual Global Investors:

Old Mutual Global Investors has grown strongly since its creation in August 2012 and now has assets under management of £17 billion*.   The team consists of 183 industry professionals, including a team of 48 investment professionals. As part of Old Mutual Group it has a strong financial parent to support the activation of its business strategy. Old Mutual Global Investors is the asset management division of Old Mutual Wealth. To find out more information please go to:  www.omglobalinvestors.com

Old Mutual Wealth:

Old Mutual Wealth is a leading retail investment business in the UK and internationally. It aims to help people who want to make a positive change for themselves, those close to them or the society they live in by helping them secure their financial future.

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: 

  • Financial advice via the Intrinsic network and independent financial advisers
  • Platform based wealth management products and services via Old Mutual Wealth in the UK and Skandia International globally
  • Asset management solutions via Old Mutual Global Investors 

Old Mutual Wealth currently oversees £80.3* billion in customer investments. 

Old Mutual Wealth is part of Old Mutual plc, a FTSE 100 group that provides life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance. Old Mutual is trusted by more than 16 million customers across the world and has a total of £300.5bn* assets under management.

*as at 30 June 2014

Please remember that past performance is not a guide to future performance.  Investment involves risks.  The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back any of the amount originally invested.  Exchange rate changes may cause the value of overseas investments to rise or fall. 

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