SURA Investment Management Mexico is recognized as Best Debt Operator at the 2015 Morningstar México Awards
México City. February 27, 2015 - During the ceremony of the 2015 Morningstar México Awards held last night, SURA Investment Management Mexico, Investment Fund Management Operator, received the award for "Best Debt Operator" in México.
Luis Ortiz, CEO of SURA Investment Management, added: The SURA team is highly committed towards Mexican investors through innovation, best practices, products and services of the highest quality. It is an honor to receive this award that represents an additional reason to continue with the efforts to remain in the #1 position, giving our individual and institutional clients the best returns, always taking care of risk management.
These awards recognize those funds and fund groups that have added more value to investors in the past year and in longer-term periods. The Morningstar Awards help investors identify the country’s exceptional funds and fund managers during the year. Regarding the category of "Best Debt Operator", only the operators with at least 3 debt funds domiciled in México that have Morningstar Stars (Morningstar Rating™) are eligible to participate.
Among the awards that SURA has received in the previous editions of this award ceremony are: "Best Multi-active Operator", and "Best Debt Operator".
About GRUPO SURA
Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (South American Investment Group, SURA Group) is a Latin American company listed on the Colombian Stock Exchange (BVC) and is enrolled in the ADR-Level I program in the United States. It is also the only Latin American company, in the Diverse Financial Services sector, that is part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index which recognizes companies that have the best practices in economic, environmental and social matters around the world. SURA Group has two types of investments: strategic investments, focused on the financial services, insurances, pensions, savings and investments sectors; and industrial investments, focusing mainly on the sectors of processed foods, cement and energy.
About SURA Asset Management
SURA Asset Management is a Latin American company with operations in the areas of Pensions, Savings and Investment in México, Perú, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay and El Salvador. It is a subsidiary of Grupo SURA, in addition to having four other shareholders holding a minority stake: Corporación Financiera Internacional (IFC), member of the Grupo del Banco Mundial, Grupo Bolívar, Bancolombia, Fondo de Inversión Internacional General Atlantic, JP Morgan and Grupo Wiese. As of September 2014, it has a total of USD 119.7 billion in managed assets, belonging to 17 million clients.
About SURA in México
The business portfolio of SURA in México includes Afore SURA, SURA Pensions, SURA Investment Management and SURA Life Insurance. At the end of September 2014 it managed over $380 million mexican pesos, with just over 3,300 employees and over 6.2 million customers.
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