24 May 2021

Kamco Investment Fund recognized in 2021 Refinitiv Lipper Fund awards

Kamco Investment Fund Award
Kamco Invest announced that the Kamco Investment Fund was recognized by the 2021 Refinitiv Lipper Fund awards for its consistent risk-adjusted performance relative to its peers. The fund received two awards based on Lipper’s quantitative and proprietary methodology, reflecting a truly independent and uncompromised assessment of the fund’s performance.

The MENA market awards were announced on May 18th, 2021, recognizing funds with outstanding performance based on Refinitiv’s rigorous assessment process. Kamco Investment Fund was named the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards Kuwait 2021 Winner in the categories of “Best Equity Fund Over 5 Years”, and “Best Equity Fund Over 10 Years”.


Commenting on the awards, Salah Al Wuhaib, Senior Executive Director of Equity and Fixed Income at Kamco Invest, said, “We are proud to have received these recognitions that highlight the consistent performance of the Kamco Investment Fund based on our diligent investment philosophy and active fund management style. These results were achieved by consistently placing our clients’ interests at the forefront of our management style and continuously seeking to offer innovative and premium quality products and services.”


He added, “The fund outperformed its respective benchmarks during the mentioned periods with Kamco Investment Fund achieving 57.1% over 5-years (Benchmark 42.6%), and 31.5% over 10-years (benchmark 12.4%) as of 31 December 2020.”


“This year’s Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards recognized the steadfast resolve of award-winning managers and firms who successfully navigated one of the sharpest market downturns and recoveries on record enabling investors to maintain a level of economic confidence amidst a backdrop of uncertainty.


In a year that endured the impacts of an unprecedented global humanitarian crisis, in which markets reflected investors’ emotions of shock and optimism, there was a degree of solace in having one’s financial fortunes overseen by the stewardship of professional money managers.


We congratulate the 2021 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award winners and wish Kamco Invest continued success.” Robert Jenkins, Head of Research, Lipper, Refinitiv.


Al Wuhaib concluded by congratulating the Asset Management Team, whose efforts and hard work paid off with the positive performance achieved by most of Kamco Invest’s funds in outperforming their benchmarks.


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