WST Capital Management Named Top Guns Manager by Informa Investment Solutions

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Recognition for risk-managed ETF fixed income strategy

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WST Capital Management, a division of Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC, has been awarded a Top Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database, North America’s longest running database of investment managers. The firm received Top Gun recognition for Credit Select Risk-Managed in the ETF US Fixed Income Universe for the third quarter of 2017, signifying the strategy’s position among the top 5 performers for its peer group.

The strategy offers a risk-managed framework for fixed income investing, with the objective of harvesting high income while tactically managing credit risk.

Through a combination of Informa Investment Solutions’ proprietary performance screens, PSN Top Guns ranks products in six proprietary categories in over 50 universes. This is a well-respected quarterly ranking and is widely used by institutional asset managers and investors. Informa Investment Solutions is part of Informa Financial Intelligence, a leading provider of critical decision-making solutions and custom services to financial institutions.

Top Guns firms are awarded a rating ranging from one to six stars, with the number of stars representing continued performance over time. WST Capital Management was named a Top Gun with ratings of 2 and 3 stars for the period ended 3Q2017. Three stars is the current maximum for the strategy’s category.

2-Star Category: These products were top ten performers within their respective universes, based on returns for the one-year period.

3-Star Category: These products rank among the top ten performers within their respective universes, based on returns for the three-year period.

“PSN Top Guns, which ranks products in six categories in over 50 universes, is a go-to resource for institutional asset managers and investors in their decision-making process,” said Ryan Nauman, VP, product and market strategist at Informa Financial Intelligence. “Congratulations to WST Capital Management on being named a PSN Top Gun. This highly respected ranking spotlights the performance of leading investment managers each quarter.”

About Informa Investment Solutions:
A market leader in intelligence and software solutions for investment professionals and financial institutions of all sizes, Informa Investment Solutions offers a robust set of analytics and tools to help you grow and retain your business. With a nearly 40-year history, Informa Investment Solutions, part of Informa Financial Intelligence, has set the standard for providing turnkey and customizable applications for performing manager searches, building wealth plans, and producing client reports and investment marketing materials for companies worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.informais.com/ and follow https://twitter.com/InformaInvest.

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