CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - Effective December 31, 2015, Martin Ferguson, co-manager of the Mawer New Canada Fund, will retire from Mawer Investment Management Ltd. Martin is retiring after 18 highly successful years at the firm. As an integral part of the research team, he has helped to develop and improve Mawer's time-tested investment philosophy and process. Mr. Ferguson has received several fund industry awards over his career, including the distinction as Morningstar's Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year in 2011, and again in 2014 alongside his co-manager, Jeff Mo.

Jeff Mo will become lead manager of the Mawer New Canada Fund and other Canadian small cap equity mandates as of October 1, 2015. Jeff Mo has worked closely with Mr. Ferguson since joining the firm in 2008 and has been the co-manager of the strategy since July 2012. Jeff is supported by Mawer's entire research department; a team of 23 portfolio managers and analysts. The consistency of Mawer's investment approach across all asset classes, depth of the research team, and continuity with Jeff Mo will enable a seamless transition.

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