New York, NY (PRWEB) September 4, 2008
Three of Clear Asset Management Inc.'s equity portfolios have been recognized by Informa Investment Solutions' (IIS) performance measurement database PSN for their results ending second quarter 2008. Only the top ten portfolios per category are named to the prestigious list by IIS.
This is the sixth time that Clear Asset Management (ClearAM, http://www.clearam.com), a majority women-owned money management and equity research firm, has been named a "Top Gun Investor" by IIS.
Clear Large Cap Value, Clear Large Cap Growth, and Clear Mid Cap Growth portfolios were ranked in the top ten of their respective investment styles for the quarter ending June 30, 2008.
"Being named a 'Top Gun' investor is a substantial institutional recognition, for which we are very proud and honored," said Andrew Corn, CEO and co-founder of Clear Asset Management.
"Seeing our domestic equity portfolios awarded a 'Top Gun' ranking in this turbulent market serves as a testament to our investment process and how it benefits our investors," added Chief Investment Officer Fred Fraenkel.
The chart below indicates Clear Large Cap Value and Clear Large Cap Growth were ranked based on gross returns over a three-year period. Clear Mid Cap Growth was recognized for its gross performance throughout the past year.
Product Universe Timeframe Rank Managers in Universe
Clear Large Cap Value Large Value 6/30/05 - 6/30/08 6th 282
Clear Large Cap Growth Large Growth 6/30/05 - 6/30/08 10th 299
Clear Mid Cap Growth Mid Growth 6/30/07 - 6/30/08 10th 143
The complete PSN List can be found at (http://informais.com/psn.htm).
About Clear Asset Management
Clear Asset Management Inc. (ClearAM) is a majority women-owned equity asset management and research firm. At the core of the firm's investment process are proprietary multi-factor models based on academic research, industry best practices, and analytics derived from the holdings of successful investors. The portfolios are managed with human oversight and risk management processes. The products designed from ClearAM's investment process include style portfolios offered to institutions as separately managed accounts and Hedge Funds. ClearAM is a Registered Investment Advisor. For more information please visit http://www.ClearAM.com.
Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clear Indexes LLC (Clear Indexes), the company creates and publishes custom indexes that are tracked by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) including (EXB), (CSD), and (CUT). Clear Indexes also licenses its intellectual property to Unit Investment Trusts (UITs). For more information, please visit http://www.ClearIndexes.com.
About Informa Investment Solutions
Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., Informa Investment Solutions has been providing a broad array of products and services to thousands of investment and wealth management professionals for over 30 years. The company's products include investment manager search and evaluation databases and systems, performance measurement and client reporting applications and services, and enterprise solutions to assist investment professionals in financial planning, managing assets, and communicating with clients.
Informa's PSN database is the largest database in the industry, with data on over 2,000 investment management firms and 10,000 products. The PSN universes were created using the information collected through the PSN investment manager questionnaire and use only gross-of-fee returns.
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RETURNS.