Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) and Investment Advisor magazine selected finalists for the 13th Annual Separately Managed Account (SMA) Manager and Strategist of the Year Awards using Envestnet | PMC’s proprietary, systematic, and multi-factor methodology for evaluating managers. This framework takes a variety of qualitative and quantitative criteria into consideration, such as investment process and style, performance, firm profile, customer service, and tax efficiency. To qualify for an SMA Manager and Strategist of the Year Award, a manager’s team must have at least three years of experience running a strategy with $200 million or more in assets. A manager’s product is also required to be reported through Envestnet | PMC’s Premium Research solutions, which includes more than 54,000 advisors and 2,500 companies including: U.S. banks, wealth management and brokerage firms, Registered Investment Advisers, and Internet services companies.
The Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see lipperalpha.financial.thomsonreuters.com/lipper Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper.
Top Guns firms are awarded a rating ranging from one to six stars, with the number of stars representing continued performance over time. Clark Capital Management Group was named a Top Gun Manager of the Decade meaning products must have an R-Squared of 0.80 or greater relative to the style benchmark for the latest 10-year period. Moreover, products must have returns greater than the style benchmark for the latest 10-year period and also Standard Deviation less than the style benchmark for the latest ten-year period. At this point, the top 10 performers for the latest 10-year period become the PSN Top Guns of the Decade. The complete list of PSN Top Guns and an overview of the methodology is available at http://www.informais.com/resources/psn-top-guns.
The rankings shown above are not indicative of future performance and may not be representative of any one client’s experience because it reflects an average of all, or a sample of all, the experiences of an adviser’s clients.