2017 Lipper Fund Awards: Awards for Kathrein Privatbank

Triple win for Kathrein Privatbank at the 2017 Lipper Fund Awards.

On March 16, the 2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards Austria were hosted in Vienna. With two Group Awards and one Fund Award Kathrein Privatbank won three of the coveted Awards.

The Group Award within the category Best Asset Manager Overall underscores Kathrein's excellence in managing asset allocation funds, and at the same time confirms its long-standing reputation as one of the best managers of equity and fixed income funds. Combined, these traits have made it the best Asset Manager Overall for the last three years.
The Group Award in the category Mixed Assets once again confirms the successful path Kathrein has been on for several years with its asset allocation funds within the Mandatum series. We apply the same award-winning asset allocation strategy to asset management as well as to a diverse range of special funds managed by Kathrein.

As the third award of the evening, Kathrein received the Fund Award for the best-in-class Absolute Return EUR Low Fund, the KCM Kathrein Pfandbrief+. This award is testimony to Kathrein's superb performance in the Absolute Return category.
Following the success at the Austrian Dachfonds Awards last fall, where Kathrein took home a win and several top scores, this year's nominations at the Lipper Fund Awards attest to Kathrein's proven competency in asset management.

"This award is a confirmation for our investment strategy, which is based on a scientific, quantitative investment approach and has made our funds a stable investment for many years," says a delighted Susanne H?llinger, CEO of Kathrein Privatbank.

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Leading private bank

Kathrein Privatbank is one of the leading private banks in Austria. Its core competency is the management of assets primarily of high-net-worth private customers, enterprises, their families and foundations. In addition to asset allocation and management based on a quantitative investment style, Kathrein Privatbank has established itself as a specialist in the field of private foundations in Austria.
For inquiries please contact:
Mrs. Anita Ilic
Kathrein Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft
Wipplingerstrasse 25, 1010 Vienna
Phone: 01/534 51/269
Mail: anita.ilic@kathrein.at
This document is a marketing bulletin within the meaning of the Austrian Securities Supervision Act and is for informational purposes only. It shall not be deemed a recommendation for action or an offer to purchase or sell securities or other financial instruments, nor does it constitute tax or legal advice. Past results are not a reliable indicator of future performance of investments.

The latest published prospectus or investor information in accordance with § 21 AIFMG as well as the key investor information documents (KIID) of the funds managed by Kathrein are available in German at www.kathrein.at, or can be viewed at Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft, 1010 Vienna. Please also refer to the legal notice and disclaimer at www.kathrein.at. Kathrein does not guarantee or warrant that the foregoing information is complete, accurate or timely.

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