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KAR Named ‘Manager of the Decade’ by PSN for Small Cap Core, Small Cap Sustainable Growth and Mid Cap Core Strategies
Using a variety of performance-screening methods, PSN ranks products in six proprietary star categories in more than 50 universes. The rankings are widely used by institutional asset managers and investors.
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KAR Named ‘Manager of the Decade’ by PSN for Small Cap Core, Small Cap Sustainable Growth and Mid Cap Core Strategies
PSN Top Guns
February 27, 2017
Using a variety of performance-screening methods, PSN ranks products in six proprietary star categories in more than 50 universes. The rankings are widely used by institutional asset managers and investors.

KAR named ‘Manager of the Decade’ by PSN for Small Cap Core, Small Cap Sustainable Growth and Mid Cap Core strategies. This is the second year in a row for the Small Cap Core strategy. To be named a manager of the decade, the strategy must have returns greater than the style benchmark for the 10-year period ending December 31, 2016. The strategy must also have less risk than the benchmark.

The PSN database is a widely recognized database within the institutional marketplace containing data on more than 2,000 money managers and over 20,000 products.

KAR CIO Doug Foreman Quoted in MarketWatch About Post-Election Rotation Into Stocks
Traders are betting that the ‘great rotation’ into stocks has arrived
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KAR CIO Doug Foreman Quoted in MarketWatch About Post-Election Rotation Into Stocks
MarketWatch
November 15, 2016
Traders are betting that the ‘great rotation’ into stocks has arrived

In the article, Mr. Foreman discusses the potential for a “great rotation” from bonds into stocks in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election. Read

Pensions & Investments Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy #1 for the Trailing One Year
Pensions & Investments Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy #1 for the Trailing One Year
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Pensions & Investments Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy #1 for the Trailing One Year
Pensions & Investments
November 14, 2016
Pensions & Investments Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy #1 for the Trailing One Year

Kayne Anderson Rudnick’s Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy was recently ranked #1 for the trailing one year ending September 30, 2016 by Pensions & Investments.

The Wall Street Transcript Interviews Jon Christensen on KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy
Investing in high-quality businesses with sustainable competitive advantages.
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The Wall Street Transcript Interviews Jon Christensen on KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy
The Wall Street Transcript
November 04, 2016
Investing in high-quality businesses with sustainable competitive advantages.

Jon Christensen, Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst, discusses KAR’s Small Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy and the firm’s focus on high-quality businesses with sustainable competitive advantages.

Doug Foreman is Quoted in a Steeper Yield Curve Article on MarketWatch
Here are 4 ways a steeper yield curve could drive other financial markets
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Doug Foreman is Quoted in a Steeper Yield Curve Article on MarketWatch
MarketWatch
November 01, 2016
Here are 4 ways a steeper yield curve could drive other financial markets

Doug Foreman, Chief Investment Officer, is quoted in the article “Here are 4 ways a steeper yield curve could drive other financial markets” by Joe Adinolfi featured on MarketWatch.com. The article discusses the change in debt yields, and its potential impact on financial markets. Mr. Foreman gives his thoughts on the yield curve for bank stocks. Read

The Wall Street Journal Names Three of KAR's Mutual Funds Category Kings
The Wall Street Journal named KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth, Mid Cap Sustainable Growth, and Mid Cap Core mutual funds Category Kings for the one-year period ending September 30, 2016.
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The Wall Street Journal Names Three of KAR's Mutual Funds Category Kings
Category Kings
October 10, 2016
The Wall Street Journal named KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth, Mid Cap Sustainable Growth, and Mid Cap Core mutual funds Category Kings for the one-year period ending September 30, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal named KAR’s Small Cap Sustainable Growth, Mid Cap Sustainable Growth, and Mid Cap Core mutual funds Category Kings for the one-year period ending September 30, 2016. A Category King includes the top-performing funds in 22 different categories.

The Mid Cap Sustainable Growth and Mid Cap Core funds were ranked in the mid cap growth category and were ranked #4 and #7, respectively, out of 401 funds.

The Small Cap Sustainable Growth fund was ranked in the small cap growth category and was ranked #1 out of 561 funds.

PSN Name KAR's SCQV Strategy as a Top Gun
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Small Cap Quality Value strategy earns a three-star ranking.
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PSN Name KAR's SCQV Strategy as a Top Gun
PSN Top Guns
June 30, 2016
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Small Cap Quality Value strategy earns a three-star ranking.

Plan Sponsor Network ranked the firm’s Small Cap Quality Value strategy with its three-star Top Gun designation. Three stars indicates that the strategy ranked in the top 10 in its respective peer group for the 3-year period ending June 30, 2016. The strategy also ranked very high for the trailing one-year and five-year periods.

PSN Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy as a Top Gun
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy earns a three-star ranking.
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PSN Ranks KAR's SCSG Strategy as a Top Gun
PSN Top Guns
June 30, 2016
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy earns a three-star ranking.

Plan Sponsor Network ranked the firm’s Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy with its three-star Top Gun designation. Three stars indicates that the strategy ranked in the top 10 in its respective peer group for the 3-year period ending June 30, 2016. The strategy also ranked very high for the trailing one-year and five-year periods.

PSN Ranks KAR's MCC Strategy as a Top Gun
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Mid Cap Core strategy earns a three-star ranking.
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PSN Ranks KAR's MCC Strategy as a Top Gun
PSN Top Guns
June 30, 2016
In PSN's Top Guns ranking for the second quarter 2016, KAR's Mid Cap Core strategy earns a three-star ranking.

Plan Sponsor Network ranked the firm’s Mid Cap Core strategy with its three-star Top Gun designation. Three stars indicates that the strategy ranked in the top 10 in its respective peer group for the 3-year period ending June 30, 2016. The strategy also ranked very high for the trailing one-year and five-year periods.

WSJ Ranks KAR's Strategies Among Category Kings
The Wall St. Journal ranks KAR's strategies among its "Category Kings," or the top-performing funds ranked for one-year performance through the first quarter of 2016.
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WSJ Ranks KAR's Strategies Among Category Kings
WSJ Category Kings
May 23, 2016
The Wall St. Journal ranks KAR's strategies among its "Category Kings," or the top-performing funds ranked for one-year performance through the first quarter of 2016.

The Wall Street Journal has again included Kayne Anderson Rudnick investment strategies among its “Category Kings,” or the top-performing funds ranked for one-year performance through the first quarter of 2016. Our Small Cap Sustainable Growth and Small Cap Core strategies took second and sixth place, respectively, out of 547 funds in the “Small Cap Growth” category. In the “Mid Cap Growth” category, our Mid Cap Core strategy was ranked at number eight in a universe of 393 funds.  WSJ Category Kings Ranking

PSN Names KAR's Small Cap Core Strategy as Manager of the Decade
PSN names KAR's Small Cap Core strategy Manager of the Decade.
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PSN Names KAR's Small Cap Core Strategy as Manager of the Decade
PSN Top Guns
December 31, 2015
PSN names KAR's Small Cap Core strategy Manager of the Decade.

Plan Sponsor Network named KAR’s Small Cap Core strategy as Manager of the Decade. To be named a manager of the decade, the strategy has to be a top ten performer in the Small Cap Core universe for the 10 year period ending 12/31/15. The strategy must also have less risk than the benchmark.

The PSN database is a widely recognized database within the institutional marketplace containing data on more than 2,000 money managers and over 20,000 products.

 

PSN Names KAR's SMID Value Strategy as a Bear and Bull Master
PSN ranks the firm's Small-Mid Cap Quality Value strategy as a Bear and Bull Master.
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PSN Names KAR's SMID Value Strategy as a Bear and Bull Master
PSN Top Guns
December 31, 2015
PSN ranks the firm's Small-Mid Cap Quality Value strategy as a Bear and Bull Master.

Plan Sponsor Network names our Small-Mid Cap Quality Value strategy as a Bear and Bull Master for the three-year period ending December 31, 2015. In order to earn this designation, the strategy must have an upside capture ratio over 100 and a downside capture ratio less than 100. The top 10 ratios of Upside Capture Ratio over Downside Capture Ratio becomes a Bear and Bull Master.

The PSN database is a widely recognized database within the institutional marketplace containing data on more than 2,000 money managers and over 20,000 products.

PSN Ranks KAR's MCC Strategy as a 5-Star Top Gun
PSN ranks KAR's Mid Cap Core strategy as a 5-star Top Gun.
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PSN Ranks KAR's MCC Strategy as a 5-Star Top Gun
PSN Top Guns
December 31, 2015
PSN ranks KAR's Mid Cap Core strategy as a 5-star Top Gun.

Plan Sponsor Network ranked our Mid Cap Core strategy as a 5-star Top Gun which indicates a top 10 ranking in the Mid Cap Core universe for the five years ending 12/31/15.

The PSN database is a widely recognized database within the institutional marketplace containing data on more than 2,000 money managers and over 20,000 products.

Morningstar Upgrades KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy to 5 Stars
Morningstar upgraded the firm's Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy to 5 stars for the 5-year period.
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Morningstar Upgrades KAR's Small Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy to 5 Stars
Morningstar Star Ranking Upgrade
October 30, 2015
Morningstar upgraded the firm's Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy to 5 stars for the 5-year period.

Our Small Cap Sustainable Growth strategy was upgraded to five stars by Morningstar for the 5-year period. There are 584 funds within the Small Growth Category within the Morningstar database. The Morningstar Rating is a quantitative assessment of a fund’s past performance-both return and risk-as measured from one to five stars. It uses focused comparison groups to better measure fund manager skill. Please note that strong ratings are not indicative of positive fund performance.

InvestmentNews Highlights KAR as a Recipient of its "Best Practices Award"
InvestmentNews gives KAR its "Best Practices Award" highlighting our business' diversified services business model.
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InvestmentNews Highlights KAR as a Recipient of its "Best Practices Award"
InvestmentNews Best Practices Award
February 23, 2015
InvestmentNews gives KAR its "Best Practices Award" highlighting our business' diversified services business model.

InvestmentNews gives KAR its “Best Practices Award” highlighting our business’ diversified services business model. The article also highlights our firm’s roots in investment management.

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