TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 5, 2013) - Sentry Investments ("Sentry") is pleased to announce that it is one of only 10 firms to receive a 2013 TopGun Investment Team Award from Brendan Wood International ("BWI"), a worldwide intelligence-based advisory firm. Sentry's investment team, led by Chief Investment Officer Dennis Mitchell, is one of only three firms to receive this award consecutively for the last five years.

BWI also identified three of Sentry's managers as Canadian TopGun Investment Minds - Kevin MacLean, Michael Simpson and Mason Granger. This is the fifth win for Kevin MacLean and the third win for both Michael Simpson and Mason Granger. Only 74 portfolio managers were selected from over 700 individuals nominated by BWI's panel comprised of 700 of the leading sell-side analysts and sales professionals. These prestigious awards reflect those "who on a competitive basis ranked highest for investment wisdom and professionalism according to the panel."

"We are very honoured to be recognized by Brendan Wood International as a top Canadian investment team for the fifth consecutive year. It underscores the quality and expertise of the investment management team we have built at Sentry," said Dennis Mitchell.

Sentry Investments

Sentry Investments was founded in 1997 and has grown to become one of Canada's largest and fastest-growing independent asset management companies. Sentry manages over $11 billion in assets on behalf of more than 350,000 Canadian investors. Sentry offers a diverse range of award-winning investment products available through financial advisors, including domestic, international and income-oriented mutual funds and separately managed accounts.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Sentry Investments and the Sentry logo are trademarks of Sentry Select Capital Corp.

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