Perpetual Diversified Real Return Fund wins Morningstar Multisector Fund of the year 2022


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We are excited and humbled to win the Multisector Fund of the year at the 2022 Morningstar Fund Manager of the year awards.

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Aaron Russell, National Director, Advisory Services, receiving the award on behalf of the Perpetual team.


Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Morningstar Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent research has named the Perpetual Diversified Real Return Fund as the Multisector Fund of the year at the 2022 Morningstar Fund Manager of the Year Awards on Friday, 25th February. 

The Morningstar Awards recognise the best of the Australian fund management profession that have made substantial contributions to investors’ success as selected by Morningstar’s manager research analysts. 

“Our 2022 winners have proven themselves to be excellent stewards of investors’ capital,” said Annika Bradley, Morningstar Australasia’s Director, Manager Research Ratings. “Australian investors are well served by a solid lineup of quality managers, but Vanguard Investments Australia wins our Overall Fund Manager of the Year award for a strong performance across their stable of funds and a preparedness to consistently put investors first.” 
Award winners are determined by a combination of qualitative research by Morningstar's manager research analysts; risk-adjusted medium- to long-term performance track records; and performance in the 2021 calendar year.

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 Morningstar Awards 2022 (c). Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Perpetual Diversified Real Return for Australian Fund Manager of the Year, Multisector, Australia.

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